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Stefanik talks cybersecurity improvements, challenges – WatertownDailyTimes.com


Stefanik talks cybersecurity improvements, challenges
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, spoke Thursday to the Times about recent efforts to improve the nation's cybersecurity strategy. Ms. Stefanik, a member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, discussed a new


LI defense firms facing Dec. 31 cybersecurity deadline – Newsday


Newsday

LI defense firms facing Dec. 31 cybersecurity deadline
Newsday
Some companies may be able to get help through the Center for Corporate Education at Stony Brook University, which can provide government funding. We “can offset the cost for some of these companies,” said Patricia Malone, executive director of the CCE


Cybersecurity trends for 2018 – CSO Online


CSO Online

Cybersecurity trends for 2018
CSO Online
2017 was a year dominated by news of data breaches and new cybersecurity threats, from major hacks affecting companies like Equifax and Verizon to ransomware attacks such as the global WannaCry incident. It stands to reason then that we will see more


Cybersecurity is a challenge we must push up the political agenda – The Times


The Times

Cybersecurity is a challenge we must push up the political agenda
The Times
Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, has announced that the UK will be no longer be a member of Europol once it leaves the EU. Yet the nature of modern-day organised crime knows no borders. The international nature of crime demonstrates
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5 cybersecurity mistakes you’re making right now – St. George Daily Spectrum


St. George Daily Spectrum

5 cybersecurity mistakes you're making right now
St. George Daily Spectrum
In this digital age where everything from your garage door to your laptop, tablet, smartphone and light bulb are connected to the internet, you are leaving yourself open to hacks. Criminals around the world can remotely access your home. They can watch

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Louisiana launches cybersecurity commission for defense and job growth – StateScoop


StateScoop

Louisiana launches cybersecurity commission for defense and job growth
StateScoop
Beyond these critical objectives, the commission also has the job of helping the state generate new cybersecurity jobs that offer residents competitive salaries by directing outreach with local organizations and businesses. Within the last few years

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Experts Look For Lessons in FDA’s Pacemaker Cybersecurity Recall – Regulatory Focus


Regulatory Focus

Experts Look For Lessons in FDA's Pacemaker Cybersecurity Recall
Regulatory Focus
In their JAMA viewpoint, Daniel Kramer, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Kevin Fu, a cybersecurity expert and associate professor at the University of Michigan, say that FDA could learn valuable lessons from its recall


Three Simple And Effective Ways To Stay Ahead Of Cybersecurity Challenges – Forbes


Forbes

Three Simple And Effective Ways To Stay Ahead Of Cybersecurity Challenges
Forbes
Target, Sony, Home Depot, Anthem, JP Morgan Chase, eBay, Yahoo and Equifax are all reputable brands that have endured security breaches impacting millions of customers around the world. As all the companies mentioned had cybersecurity in place at the


3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Consider Buying Right Now – Motley Fool


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3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Consider Buying Right Now
Motley Fool
And, most recently, Uber faces lawsuits now that it has been revealed that the company was hacked in 2016, but kept the breach secret. Criminals stole information about 57 million of its customers and drivers, and instead of notifying everyone, Uber
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Android Flaw Allows Attackers to Poison Signed Apps with Malicious Code
An Android vulnerability called Janus allows attackers to inject malicious code into signed Android apps.

Apple Fixes Flaw Impacting HomeKit Devices
Apple said it has fixed an undisclosed vulnerability in its HomeKit framework that could have allowed unauthorized remote control of HomeKit devices such as smart locks and connected garage door openers.

Banking Apps Found Vulnerable to MITM Attacks
Using a free tool called Spinner, researchers identified certificate pinning vulnerabilities in mobile banking apps that left customers vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.

Google Patches Critical Encryption Bug Impacting Pixel, Nexus Phones
As part of its December Android and Pixel/Nexus security updates, Google has issued patches addressing a bevy of flaws, 11 of which are rated critical.

TeamViewer Rushes Fix for Permissions Bug
TeamViewer says it has issued a hotfix to address a bug that allows users sharing a desktop session to gain control of the other’s computer without permission.

Developers Targeted in ‘ParseDroid’ PoC Attack
A proof of concept attack developed by researchers target users of the development platforms for Android and Java.

Google Cracks Down On Nosy Android Apps
Google beefs up privacy protections on apps distributed via third-party Android marketplaces and Google Play that that collect personal data without user consent.

Ursnif Trojan Adopts New Code Injection Technique
Researchers have found a variant of Ursnif Trojan they said is a “v3 build” that targets Australian bank customers with new redirection attack techniques.

Flaw Found In Dirty COW Patch
Researchers have found a flaw in the original fix for the Dirty COW vulnerability patched in October 2016.

Cisco Patches Critical Playback Bugs in WebEx Players
A Cisco Systems security advisory is urging users of its WebEx platform to patch six vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to execute remote code.