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Google Strengthens Protections Against Unverified Web Apps

Users of G Suite applications will now receive a warning any time they attempt to interact with a new or unverified web application.
Internet Bug Bounty

Internet Bug Bounty Raises New Funding to Improve Open-Source Security

A bug bounty program that provides cash rewards for security researchers who responsibly disclose open-source code vulnerabilities gets new money from Facebook, the Ford Foundation and GitHub.
Oracle patches

Oracle Patches 308 Vulnerabilities in July Critical Patch Update

The Oracle July Critical Patch Update is the largest ever for the technology giant, which fixed 308 flaws across its software portfolio.

'Spyware,' Ransomware Top Threats but Defenders Slowly Improve

Nearly half of firms have encountered spyware, according to Cisco’s semi-annual cyber-security report.
Lock pick

Exploit Kits Disappearing as Cloud and Mobile Security Challenges Grow SLIDESHOW

Cisco's midyear 2017 cyber-security report reveals both positive and negative trends about the current state of the industry, among them the decline of exploit kits and the challenges of securing cloud infrastructures and mobile devices.

Apple Updates IOS and macOS Security Ahead of Black Hat

Among the updates issued by Apple this month is one for the Broadpwn bug that was already patched by Google in the July Android update.
IoT Toy Security Risk

FBI Warns About Security Risks From IoT-Connected Toys in Your Home

NEWS ANALYSIS: As more toys and recreational devices are directly or indirection connected to the internet of things, security threats rise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns.
Power Grid Security

Microsoft Launches Program to Shore Up Electric Power Grid Security

The company launches a program that fast-tracks Operations Management Suite deployments for electrical grid operators.
Ex-Employee Breach Threat

Survey Finds Companies Failing to Promptly Cut Ex-Employee Data Access

While one-in-five companies have experienced a data breach caused by an ex-employee, most firms still do not focus on shutting down access to former workers.
IOactive Hoverboard

Segway Hoverboard Hacking Demonstrates IoT Security Risks

New research from security firm IOActive discovers that an attacker could take remote control of a hoverboard, placing the rider at risk.
RSA NetWitness

RSA NetWitness SIEM Suite Updated to Improve Security Operations

New iteration of SIEM platform provides an enhanced user interface to help make it easier for security analysts to handle incident response and investigations.

StackRox Emerges From Stealth With Container Security Platform

After working in stealth for three years, the security startup debuts with an adaptive threat protection platform for container workloads.

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