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Stresspaint Malware Steals Facebook Credentials and Session Cookies

Security researchers have spotted a new information stealer that collects Chrome login data from infected victims, along with session cookies, and appears to be looking for Facebook details in particular, according to a Radware threat alert the company shared with this reporter. The new trojan, named Stresspaint, has been found hidden inside a free Windows […]

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Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Virtual reality headsets produced by Oculus VR and HTC are open to hackers according to a recent paper published by researchers from the University of New Haven in Connecticut. Their proof-of-concept attack targets OpenVR, an open-source software development kit created by Valve Software and supported by the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift PC-based headsets. The result? […]

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TaskRabbit May Have Been Hacked. What to Know About the Security Breach That Forced the Platform Offline

If you’ve ever used TaskRabbit, start changing your passwords. That’s the advice the odd-jobbing company gave out Monday afternoon as it took its own website and app offline to investigate a security incident. As of Tuesday morning, the site was still down. TaskRabbit allows users to offer or employ services like dog walking, home maintenance, […]

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Of Course I Meant to Send the Email, But Not to the Criminal – Court Rules that Companies Have a Duty to Train Employees on Cybersecurity Practices

With the April 17 tax deadline fast approaching, businesses need to remain vigilant for employee reports (or more likely questions) about fraudulent tax returns being filed in their names. Multiple employee reports of fraudulent tax returns could be an indicator that a business has been the victim of the Form W-2 phishing scam that has […]

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TaskRabbit, the Handyman-for-Hire App, Appears to Have Been Hacked [Updated]

Image: TaskRabbit TaskRabbit, the mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand, has apparently been hacked. Both the company’s website and app were down at time of writing and notifications had been sent out to users warning of a security issue. “We understand how important your personal information is and are working with an […]

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Are Endpoints Integrated Into Your Network Security Strategy?

One of the biggest challenges facing organizations today is the need to respond quickly to an increasingly mobile workforce and customer base. Data and services are the lifeline between organizations and consumers as well as employees. To stay competitive, most organizations are embracing digital transformation, developing new tools and applications that provide faster and more […]

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France builds WhatsApp-like service to avoid privacy breaches

The French government is looking to move officials away from popular apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram — even if the French president likes using them.  Carl Court / Getty Images As Facebook continues to reel from the Cambridge Analytica saga, the French government is taking precautions against the social media behemoth’s WhatsApp service. The […]

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Intel Offloads Antivirus Scans to Graphics Processor, Freeing up CPU

The feature is coming to an enterprise version of Windows Defender, but Intel is working to bring it to other antivirus software too. April 16, 2018 11:50PM EST April 16, 2018   Intel has found a new use for its integrated graphics processors: antivirus scans. The company has partnered with Microsoft to introduce a new […]

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Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

Alert (TA18-106A) Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices Original release date: April 16, 2018 Print Document Tweet Like Me Share Systems Affected Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Enabled Devices Cisco Smart Install (SMI) Enabled Devices Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Enabled Network Devices Overview This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic […]

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Due Diligence When Selecting A Vendor

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