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Djvu Ransomware Spreading New .TRO Variant Through Cracks & Adware Bundles

In December 2018, a new ransomware called Djvu, which could be a variant of STOP,  was released that has been heavily promoted through crack downloads & adware bundles. Originally, this ransomware would append a variation of the .djvu string as an extension to encrypted files, but a recent variant has switched to the .tro extension. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 19:12

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Leave Smart Buildings Open to Cyber Attacks

A team of researchers discovered six zero-day vulnerabilities in protocols and individual components used in smart buildings. The flaws could be used to steal sensitive information, access or delete critical files, or perform malicious actions. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 16:56

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New York Privacy Bill Forces Businesses to Disclose Consumer Data Use

A bill known as the "Right to know act of 2019" was proposed by New York State Senator Brad Madison Hoylman on January 9 to amend the general business law so that consumers have the right to request personal information that has been collected by a company and is being disclosed to third-parties. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 13:35

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Microsoft Says Outlook Mobile Now Ready For Pentagon Use

Outlook for iOS and Android can now be used by Department of Defense and Office 365 US Government Community Cloud High customers after their architecture was updated to use native Microsoft sync technology with direct connections to the already compliant Exchange Online backend services [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 15:16

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Firms fined $1M for SingHealth data security breach

SingHealth and Singapore's public healthcare sector IT agency IHIS have been slapped with S$250,000 and S$750,000 financial penalties, respectively, for the July 2018 cybersecurity attack that breached the country's personal data protection act. The fines are the highest dished out to date.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 05:41

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Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance Establish Health Care Partnership

Microsoft announced a new joint partnership with health care giant Walgreens Boots Alliance aiming to combine the latter's customer reach and experience in health care services with the former's cloud and AI platform. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 09:54

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Flaws in a Card Access Control System May Allow Hackers to Bypass Security

Vulnerabilities discovered in the PremiSys IDentity access system could render the building entrance security it provides useless. The vendor was warned about the flaws but still hasn't released the necessary patches. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 05:28

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