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Dubbed 'cloudbleed' by some, the data leakage flaw potentially could have exposed data from Uber, Fitbit, 1Password and other popular online services that rely on Cloudflare.
DAILY VIDEO: Cisco provides more firepower to security portfolio; Google to allow independent audit of YouTube ad performance metrics; Microsoft adds Always On Availability Groups to SQL Server vNext; and there's more.
Storj Labs announces new funding and general availability of its crowdsourced distributed storage platform, that lets anyone in the world sell their unused storage capacity, securely as part of an open marketplace.
Google's vast cloud computing infrastructure was harnessed to demonstrate that it is possible to crack the Secure Hash Algorithm-1 cryptographic function through a brute force computational methods.
The National Association of Secretaries of States adopted a resolution to oppose the designation of election systems as "critical infrastructure” by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
With health care data fetching significant profits both in underground data sales and ransomware, the industry is an inviting target, but network scans indicate organizations remain vulnerable.
The Bracket Computing Cell platform in being expanded to provide organizations with event driven forensics and runtime integrity protection for running applications.
Cisco expands its Next Generation Firewall product portfolio with the new Firepower 2100 Series, alongside new security management capabilities enabling organizations to manage security both on device hardware and from a centralized location.
VIDEO: Paul Paget, CEO of Pwnie Express, discusses how his firm is growing thanks in part to increasing concern about the expanding scope of internet of things device risks, like Mirai.
DAILY VIDEO: Verizon negotiates down to $4.55B for Yahoo transaction; Congressional staffers see Russian hacking, FISA vote as priorities; IBM launches machine learning for z System mainframes; and there's more.
The diversity of agencies and systems and a lack of expertise in state and local governments mean that attackers can often easily target their systems successfully.
NEWS ANALYSIS: "Operation BugDrop" malware stealthily infects computers and turns on the onboard microphone to gather audio files, which it exports to Dropbox files for retrieval and analysis.