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Security fears linger around the wildly popular, Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok, and discussions are in the works for the platform to potentially be acquired by Microsoft. Should users be concerned in the interim? Will a change of ownership to a U.S.-based company allay security and privacy fears? …read more

Source:: Security magazin

By Tara Seals

Attackers can listen in on internet traffic for high-value targets a continent away, like shipping fleets and oil installations, using some basic home-television gear. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By Eduard Kovacs

Researchers revealed late on Thursday that the mitigations and patches rolled out in 2018 for the Foreshadow vulnerabilities affecting Intel processors can fail to prevent attacks.

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Source:: securityweek

When reporting to the board of directors, the majority of CISOs measure the effectiveness of their program against a proven model. But what exactly should a CISO be measuring and reporting? Here are some top recommendations.

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Source:: Security magazin

By Lindsey O’Donnell

Google Home devices reportedly recorded noises even without the “Hey Google” prompt due to the inadvertent rollout of a home security system feature. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By l33tdawg Garmin’s four-day service meltdown was caused by ransomware
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Source:: hitb

As the financial services industry moves toward an ever-greater dependence on technology, we must always keep an eye on the future to ensure that any new technological advancement or implementation delivers the same, if not better, benefits and risk management capabilities. One emerging area that has garnered a lot of attention in recent years is Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). While DLT holds great promise, there is currently no clear path around how to implement the technology in a way that addresses documented and evolving security risks.

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Source:: Security magazin

By Lindsey O’Donnell

Attackers could exploit various flaws in OkCupid’s mobile app and webpage to steal victims’ sensitive data and even send messages out from their profiles. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By Lindsey O’Donnell

Adobe has released patches for critical and important-severity flaws in its popular Magento e-commerce platform. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By Lindsey O’Donnell

Zoom has fixed the issue, which stemmed from a lack of checks against incorrect passcode attempts. …read more

Source:: Threat Post