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How You Will Get Hacked Next

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Experts at RSA give their best cybersecurity advice

Users and businesses can protect themselves with these tips

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A.I. faces hype, skepticism at RSA cybersecurity show

RSA's CTO is warning customers to be careful when buying products marketed as machine-learning

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Yahoo warns users of account breaches related to recent attacks

'A forged cookie may have been used ... to access your account'

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Security researchers trick 'CEO' email scammer into giving up identity

Dell SecureWorks is encouraging businesses to use these tips to fight back against phishing schemes

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Prepare for the smart bot invasion

We all know about the havoc wreaked by malicious bots, but soon, we'll have to deal with 'good' bots. How do you tell the two apart?

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Experts worried about ransomware hitting critical infrastructure

Expect ransomware to grow more aggressive in the coming years, including higher ransom payments and attempts to go beyond attacking data -- by shutting down entire computer systems to utilities or factories.

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RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

The latest, scariest, most sophisticated threats are too fresh for the RSA Conference to cover, but the real value will be great info on how to be a better defender

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Dozens of iOS apps fail to secure users' data, researcher says

The developers have misconfigured the apps to accept invalid TLS certificates, says the security researcher who detected the app vulnerabilities

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Hacker takes out dark web hosting service using well-known exploit

A major hosting service for sites on the dark web has apparently been hacked, resulting in scores of hidden sites, including those offering child pornography, going offline.

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How AI is stopping criminal hacking in real time

At the risk of overstating the obvious, criminals are winning the cyber war right now

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Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

High-profile breaches are the tip of the iceberg. Many have never been detected or disclosed -- and without major infrastructure changes, it'll only get worse

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Hackers are seeking out company insiders on the black market

Researchers have noticed growing activity from online black market dealers trying to recruit company insiders for cyber crime

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Better security through obscurity? Think again

Hackers may not target obscure apps as often as popular software, but your systems still won't be much safer

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Trump administration is giving us a good lesson on Twitter security

Recent mishaps with White House-related Twitter accounts are highlighting security risks with the social media service

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Cisco scrambling to fix a remote code execution problem in WebEx

There’s no workaround and no final patch for a critical bug that can open up users’ computers to remote code execution attacks

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Fake news alert! Internet breaches are not cloud breaches

Ignorant reporting conflates the internet with the cloud; as a result, people lose trust in what is actually a very secure platform

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Can a DDoS attack on Whitehouse.gov be a valid protest?

A software engineer wants to take down the Whitehouse.gov site to oppose Trump's inauguration

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Terrorists are winning the digital arms race

Countries need to work together to craft an online counternarrative, security experts say

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