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Microsoft Defaults BitLocker to Software Encryption on Windows 10 Preview

BitLocker will now conduct software instead of hardware encryption on SSDs. Microsoft tests this change to address data protection and security concerns that arose last summer. BitLocker remains a solid choice, covering...
Nearly 22 Million User Passwords Dumped on Hacking Forum

Nearly 22 Million User Passwords & Email Addresses Dumped on a Hacking Forum

A collection of usernames and passwords from multiple data breaches was posted on a hacking forum. The data contains close to 22 million passwords and over 772 million email addresses. A...
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ES File Explorer Caught Running Hidden Web Server On Android & Exposing Sensitive Data

ES File Explorer was caught running a lightweight Web browser that exposes all devices to data theft attacks. Any connected devices on the local network can access Android devices that have the...

The Lazarus Group Accused of Being Behind the Widespread Redbanc Cyber Attack

Redbanc security breach was probably conducted by the Lazarus Group, according to a local media outlet. The breach was achieved through the use of a malware that has been modified by the...
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Singapore’s PDPC Fines SingHealth and IHIS With a $1 Million Penalty

SingHealth and IHIS were fined with a total of $1 million, for negligence and weak response. This is the largest ever fine imposed by Singapore’s data protection agency, following the record-breaking data...
Trump Administration Proposes Drone Surveillance on Citizens in the US

Trump Administration Proposes Drone Usage Without Permits in The USA

The US government proposed new rules that could see drones operating over populated areas for commercial use. The drones will be capable of tracking and monitoring citizens, which has led to privacy...
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Bluehost Plagued by Multiple Information Leaks and Account Takeover Vulnerabilities

Five popular hosting service providers were found to be 'easy to hack' by an independent researcher. The vulnerabilities allow account data leaks and in some cases, complete account takeover. The hosting...
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Nokia Report Reveals Android Phones Are More Prone to Malware Infections Than iPhones

Nokia issued an insightful report on the malware infection trends of 2018, and how they compare to the past. Android tops as the most insecure platform out there, with cybercriminals targeting it...
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US Shutdown Exposes Consumers and Organizations to Attackers

The current US government shutdown has left online consumer protection agencies crippled. Citizen information databases are vulnerable to attacks as certificates expire one after another. Experts highlight the need for the...
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Google’s New Developer Policy Causing Trouble for ESET Mobile Security Users

ESET users will no longer be able to use the SMS features of the Mobile Security suite. Google decided to impose much stricter SMS permission granting policy. ESET urges Google to consider...

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