Google Launches Android Hacking Contest

Google announced on Tuesday the launch of a new hacking contest that invites researchers to find serious vulnerabilities and exploit chains in the Android operating system. The search giant is prepared to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to the winners.

Google announced on Tuesday the launch of a new hacking contest that invites researchers to find serious vulnerabilities and exploit chains in the Android operating system. The search giant is prepared to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to the winners.

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Apple Patches 7 Flaws With Release of iOS 10

Apple announced on Tuesday the release of iOS 10, Xcode 8 and watchOS 3. The new versions patch several vulnerabilities that can be exploited for information disclosure, arbitrary code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.

Apple announced on Tuesday the release of iOS 10, Xcode 8 and watchOS 3. The new versions patch several vulnerabilities that can be exploited for information disclosure, arbitrary code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.

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WADA condemns Russian hackers for leaking Olympic athletes’ medical data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed a spear phishing attack allowed Russian hackers to access and leak medical data belonging to a slew of high-profile Olympic athletes.

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed a spear phishing attack allowed Russian hackers to access and leak medical data belonging to a slew of high-profile Olympic athletes.

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Insider Incidents Cost Companies $4.3 Million Per Year On Average

Breaches caused by external attackers posing as insiders are the most financially damaging, Ponemon Institute survey finds.

Careless users and contractors continue to be the biggest source of insider incidents at most organizations.

Breaches caused by external attackers posing as insiders are the most financially damaging, Ponemon Institute survey finds.

Careless users and contractors continue to be the biggest source of insider incidents at most organizations. But external attackers posing as legitimate users via stolen credentials can cause far more financial damage, a new survey by the Ponemon Institute shows.

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Microsoft Patches 47 Vulnerabilities with September Patch Tuesday

Microsoft patched 47 vulnerabilities as part of 14 security bulletins, seven critical, with its monthly Patch Tuesday updates today.

The company is warning users that if left unpatched, 10 of the issues can lead to remote execution.

Microsoft patched 47 vulnerabilities as part of 14 security bulletins, seven critical, with its monthly Patch Tuesday updates today.

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iOS 10 Security Updates Move to HTTPS

Apple has finally moved its iOS security update mechanism to HTTPS with today’s release of iOS 10.

Previously, updates were sent to devices over HTTP and attackers already present on a network could potentially intercept and manipulate updates.

Apple has finally moved its iOS security update mechanism to HTTPS with today’s release of iOS 10.

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Symantec Adds Machine Learning to Endpoint Security Lineup

Symantec on Tuesday launched its new Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (SEPC) security solution designed to marry old and new endpoint technologies in a single easy-to-use product primarily aimed at SMBs and mid-market companies of up to 1000 employees.

Symantec on Tuesday launched its new Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (SEPC) security solution designed to marry old and new endpoint technologies in a single easy-to-use product primarily aimed at SMBs and mid-market companies of up to 1000 employees.

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320,000 Financial Records Apparently Stolen From Payment Processor

More than 320,000 financial records have been leaked, and while the information appears to have been stolen either from payment processor BlueSnap or its customer Regpack, neither of them admit suffering a data breach.

More than 320,000 financial records have been leaked, and while the information appears to have been stolen either from payment processor BlueSnap or its customer Regpack, neither of them admit suffering a data breach.

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ING Bank datacentre fire suppression system test knocks banking services offline

ING Bank has apologised to customers in Romania after a fire suppression system test knocked out its datacentre for 10 hours, leaving them unable to access their accounts and make payments over the weekend.

ING Bank has apologised to customers in Romania after a fire suppression system test knocked out its datacentre for 10 hours, leaving them unable to access their accounts and make payments over the weekend.

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UK SMEs have false sense of cyber security

Almost three-quarters (74%) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) think they are safe from cyber attack, despite half of them admitting having suffered a data breach, according to a report by Juniper Research.

Almost three-quarters (74%) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) think they are safe from cyber attack, despite half of them admitting having suffered a data breach, according to a report by Juniper Research.

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