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Sure is quiet from Adobe. No security fixes this month? Great job. Oh no, wait, what's that stampede sound...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/15/adobe_snort_patch/

2 days ago

If you thought Reader, Acrobat, Experience Manager were skipping October's Patch Tuesday, think again

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Former TalkTalk security director rattles the tin to cover costs of equal pay dispute against UK ISP

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/talktalk_legal_costs_equal_pay_dispute/

3 days ago

Compo pledged to women's rights charities

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Google Cloud brings Security Health Analytics into beta

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-brings-security-health-analytics-into-beta/

3 days ago

The security feature in Google's Cloud Security Command Center is also now fully certified by the Center for Internet Security.

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If you have a security alert, I feel bad for you, son – you got 99 problems but a hack ain't one

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/kaspersky_attack_alert/

a week ago

Nearly all admin warnings are false alarms, says Kaspersky, and that's not a bad thing

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Twitter: No, really, we're very sorry we sold your security info for a boatload of cash

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/09/twitter_data_leak/

a week ago

That was just an unfortunate accident that ended up padding Jack's bank account

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Euro ISP club: Sure, weaken encryption. It'll only undermine security for everyone, morons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/euroisp_slams_government_calls_to_weaken_encryption/

a week ago

UK, Oz and US pleas to Facebook given short shrift

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MacOS 'Catalina' 10.15 comes packed with exclusive security fixes – gee, thanks, Apple

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/07/apple_catalina_security/

2 weeks ago

New OS squashes bugs, older versions may have to wait

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates October 2019 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/microsoft-windows-security-updates-october-2019-overview/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for the Microsoft Windows operating system and other company products on October 8, 2019. Our overview of the monthly release of patches provides administrators and home […]

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OneDrive for Consumers Now Has 'Personal Vault' Security Option

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/04/onedrive-personal-vault-security.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft's OneDrive cloud-based storage service for consumers now has a new security feature for file storage, Microsoft announced last week. 10/04/2019

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Jamf emits mystery security fix for Pro macOS, iOS wrangler, keeps admins in dark by censoring chatter

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/01/jamf_server_security_fix/

2 weeks ago

iAdmins steaming over handling of 'critical' patch rollout

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Alibaba heralds 'data intelligence' era, but likely faces security concerns over China ties

https://www.zdnet.com/article/alibaba-heralds-data-intelligence-era-but-likely-faces-security-concerns-over-china-ties/

3 weeks ago

Chinese tech vendor will likely face spillover concerns over security as it looks to become a hardware and software powerhouse with the launch of its Hanguang 800 artificial intelligence chip, but it is its ties to China that also will prove a valuable proposition.

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Microsoft releases emergency Internet Explorer security update

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/24/microsoft-releases-emergency-internet-explorer-security-update/

4 weeks ago

Microsoft released an out-of-band emergency security update for Internet Explorer on September 23, 2019 for all supported versions of Windows. The emergency update is only available on the Microsoft Update Catalog website […]

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0Patch to support Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 with security patches after official support end

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/21/0patch-to-support-windows-7-and-server-2008-r2-with-security-patches-after-official-support-end/

4 weeks ago

Microsoft plans to end support for the company's operating systems Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020. Enterprise customers may purchase extensions to extend support by up to three […]

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Scotiabank slammed for 'muppet-grade security' after internal source code and credentials spill onto open internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/scotiabank_code_github_leak/

4 weeks ago

Exclusive Blueprints for mobile apps, databases exposed in public GitHub repos

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Remember that security probe that ended with a sheriff cuffing the pen testers? The contract is now public so you can decide who screwed up

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/19/iowa_pentester_update/

4 weeks ago

Both sides have different interpretations of the rules

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How much pass could LastPass pass if LastPass passed last pass? Login-leaking security hole fixed

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/lastpass_vulnerability/

a month ago

Update now to stop webpages snooping on recently used credentials

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VMware on AWS: Low-risk option or security blanket for those who don't like change?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/17/vmware_on_aws_why_and_why_not/

a month ago

AWS Transformation Day John Enoch gives us the hard sell – just ignore the price

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Hybrid heats up as a semi-cloud approach to data security and business continuity

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hybrid-cloud-rises-as-an-avenue-for-data-security-and-business-continuity/

a month ago

Is data better off in the cloud, or better off remaining on premises?

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From pen-test to penitentiary: Infosec duo cuffed after physically breaking into courthouse during IT security assessment

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/13/pentest_arrest_coalfire/

a month ago

Updated Blokes left in legal limbo amid electronic records audit

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2019 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/10/microsoft-windows-security-updates-september-2019-overview/

a month ago

It is September 10, 2019 and Microsoft has just released security and non-security updates for its Microsoft Windows operating system and other company products. Our overview of the September 2019 Patch Day […]

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