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Why your security appliance will be hacked

You'd think a device built to protect your organization would contain supersecure code. Think again

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How the Macron campaign slowed cyberattackers

Did the French president-elect's security team use cyberdeception techniques to fight off phishing attacks? Submitting fake credentials definitely qualifies

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Vulnerability hits Intel enterprise PCs going back 10 years

The security hole involves enterprise IT remote management features in the chipmaker’s firmware

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6 signs enterprise security is getting better

After decades of fumbling, companies have grown painfully aware of the risks of poor security and are finally taking best security practices and technologies seriously

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Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

SNMP authentication bypass flaw could be used to hijack hundreds of thousands of cable modems from around the world

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Foiled! 15 tricks to hold off the hackers

To root out persistent hackers, sometimes you have to get a little creative

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McAfee: Wave of Shamoon cyberattacks coordinated by a single group

The campaigns are bigger and more sophisticated, and they're causing far more damage as the attackers learn new techniques and collaborate with other groups

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Old Windows Server machines can still fend off hacks. Here's how

Many businesses still use Windows Server 2003, even as Microsoft no longer supports the OS

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Bash Bunny: Big hacks come in tiny packages

With new hardware hacking devices, it's absurdly easy to attack organizations through the USB port of any computer on a network

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Russian man receives longest-ever prison sentence in the US for hacking

The son of Russian parliament member Valery Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison for cybercrime-related offences

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Trump's cybersecurity mystery: 90 days in, where's the plan?

An executive order was shelved without explanation, and a promised cybersecurity report hasn't materialized

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At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals can engage in more ransomware attacks, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175

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9 superheroes for crack security teams

Want to beat the odds when meeting your next security challenge? Security teams work best when these roles are filled

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Rival IoT malware clash in a botnet territory battle

The Hajime malware is competing with the Mirai malware to enslave some internet of things devices

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Microsoft: Past patches address leaked NSA exploits

The patches -- one of which was issued last month -- address the exploits found in the Shadow Brokers leak

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Leaked NSA exploits plant a bull's-eye on Windows Server

A hacking group leaked spying tools that can target older versions of Windows

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Microsoft Word exploit linked to cyberspying in Ukraine conflict

A severe Microsoft Office vulnerability was recently used to deliver spyware to Russian-speaking targets, in a possible case of cyberespionage.

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US dismantles Kelihos botnet after Russian hacker's arrest

Peter Levashov has been accused of running the Kelihos botnet, according to the U.S.

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