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Chinese firm admits its hacked DVRs, cameras were behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

Xiongmai, a Chinese electronics component manufacturer, says its products inadvertently played a role in a massive DDoS cyberattack that disrupted major internet sites in the U.S. on Friday.

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Windows GDI flaw leads to PowerShell attacks

APT group FruityArmor exploited Windows GDI memory handling to break out of browser sandboxes and launch PowerShell in targeted attacks

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Free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks

A new open-source tool called MBRFilter can protect the master boot record of Windows computers from modification by ransomware and other malicious attacks.

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9% off Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera - Deal Alert

With Nest Cam Indoor, you can check in -- even when you’re out. 24/7 live streaming. No dead batteries. And a versatile magnetic stand that lets you put it anywhere. Nest Cam is currently discounted 9% on Amazon.

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To unlock phones, feds demand all occupants surrender fingerprints

U.S. investigators are exercising a broad legal authority to force suspects to unlock their smartphones. In a recent case, they demanded that anyone found inside a California residence give up their fingerprints.


13% off AmazonBasics High Security 17-Sheet Micro-Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder - Deal Alert

This powerful shredder turns a letter-sized sheet into 2,235 pieces of confetti, up to 17 sheets at a time. Also destroys credit cards, CDs, DVDs, and Blu Rays, rendering them useless.

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Podcast 529: Fire and brimstone

While we wait forever for new Macs, Apple is headed to the Supreme Court. The FBI needs to crack more iPhones, but at least none of them have caught on fire yet, unlike some other phones we could mention.

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British navy sends robots to sea in military exercise

The Royal Navy is testing just how much robot craft can do by themselves in military exercises off the British coast.

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Cisco patches critical authentication flaw in conferencing servers

Cisco Systems has patched a critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain access to Cisco Meeting Server deployments, which are used in enterprise environments for video and audio conferencing.


How CSOs can better manage third-party risks

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild chats with Scott Schneider from CyberGRX, a startup in the third-party risk analysis space, about best practices and tips for CSOs when working on a risk...

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Windows 10 runs again — but for how long?

Microsoft finally issued a patch that released Windows 10 PCs from reboot hell. So why is ungrateful me just bracing for the next awful thing to happen?

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Buggy Windows 7 cumulative update? Just tell us, says Microsoft

Microsoft has told business customers who run into problems with Windows 7's new patch maintenance regime to file a ticket with the company's support desk.

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Group policies, meet EMM: New and old Windows 10 management unite

MobileIron Bridge lets IT apply familiar group policy objects to Windows 10 PCs via enterprise mobile management, filling a big gap in Win10's new APIs

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Potential Apple Watch snooping: a not-so-paranoid cyberespionage risk

It may sound paranoid, but the next time you enter into a highly confidential meeting, leave your smart watch behind. It's possible the device could be spying on you.

Kim Komando offers flawed advice on router security

Despite her claim, updating the firmware is far from sufficient to keep out hackers

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Terror suspect's locked iPhone could lead to a second Apple-FBI showdown

The FBI wants to access data on a locked iPhone owned by a dead stabbing suspect with alleged ties to ISIS.


What CSOs can learn from the Yahoo breach

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-chief Joan Goodchild talks about the implications of the Yahoo data breach, in which up to 500 million accounts were hacked. Joining Goodchild in the discussion is Kevin...

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Spotify ads slipped malware onto PCs and Macs

Ads played to Spotify listeners tried to install malware on PCs and Macs.

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