Google Finally Pulls Chinese Apps Stealing Personal Data

After six million downloads, two spyware Baidu apps have been removed from the Play Store. What took Google so long? ...
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FireEye Acquires Respond Software to Advance Cybersecurity AI

FireEye Inc., a provider of managed security services augmented by machine learning algorithms, has acquired Respond Software, a provider of a platform that automates security incident investigations, for $186 million. Peter Bailey, ...
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Palo Alto Networks Surfaces AWS API Vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks Surfaces AWS API Vulnerabilities

The Unit 42 research arm of Palo Alto Networks has published a report detailing how 22 application programming interfaces (APIs) across 16 different Amazon Web Services (AWS) platforms can be abused by ...
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Congress Passes IoT Security Act, but is it Toothless?

The House and the Senate have both passed a bipartisan bill to shore up the security of “internet of things” devices ...
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Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic Finds Attack Surface Expanding

An annual report published today by Sumo Logic, a provider of security tools delivered as a cloud service, highlights the degree to which security has fundamentally shifted in the age of the ...
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Japanese Orgs Hacked ‘by China’ in Long, Widespread Campaign

Chinese state-backed threat actors APT10 have been hacking Japanese businesses for at least a year ...
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Trump Fires DHS Cybersecurity Agency Over Election Remarks

Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has been fired by President Trump. His crime? Making a “highly inaccurate” statement about the 2020 presidential election. CISA called the election ...
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Vertafore Leak: Private Data of 28M Texans

An insurance software vendor ’fessed up to losing control of a huge cache of personal data. Vertafore lost the details of 27,700,000 Texas drivers ...
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smart TV

Disconnect Your TCL Smart TV From the Internet—NOW

| | android, china, iot, SB Blogwatch, TCL
Researchers are sounding the alarm about Android TVs from TCL. A pair of bugs make them serious targets for hackers, and the TVs have a Chinese backdoor ...
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Menlo Security

Menlo Security Raises $100M for Security Service

Menlo Security today announced it has raised another $100 million in funding to fuel an effort to better secure cloud environments using the Menlo Security Isolation Platform and Adaptive Clientless Rendering (ACR) ...
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