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Gift Card Theft Bot

Cyber-thieves Using GiftGhostBot to Steal Gift Card Balances

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Distil Networks discovers a new advanced persistent bot that is stealing money from gift cards at retailers around the world.
RSA.Sandbox

RSA's Innovation Sandbox Reveals Next Set of Hot Security Startups

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Innovation Sandbox allows RSA conference attendees a peek at incubating technology that may impact the careers of many future security professionals.
BEC Email Scam

Hacker Accused of Carrying Out Business Email Scam Netting $100M

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The long arm of the law tracks down a lone hacker who allegedly used a business email compromise attack to steal $100 million from two U.S. companies.
Password security

HashiCorp Vault Enterprise Update Manages Distributed Secrets

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Managing security information including passwords, gets a boost in new enterprise release of open-source based secrets management platform.
android security

Google Continues to Make Strides in Improving Android Security

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Google made significant strides in 2016 to get more Android devices updated and reduce the number of harmful applications, but more work remains.

Google Reports a Jump in Hacked Websites in 2016

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With the number of hacked and compromised websites on the rise, Google releases new documentation to help the site owners mitigate hacking risks.
Pwn2Own 2017 2

Hackers Escape VMware Virtual Machine Isolation at Pwn2Own 2017

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Hackers find 51 vulnerabilities, including a series of virtualization hypervisor exploits, earning themselves $823,000 in prizes at Pwn2Own 2017.
1088_TaxPayersStaySafe

11 Ways Taxpayers Can Keep Themselves Safe From Scams, Identity Theft SLIDESHOW

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Tax season is the time of year when taxpayers are especially vulnerable to scams and identity theft. Here are 11 tips to keep yourself safe this tax season.
cyber-espionage and hacking

U.S. Indictments Confirm Fears of Wholesale Russian Hacking

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NEWS ANALYSIS: The indictments against three Russian intelligence operatives and a hacker based in Canada reveal details about how so many Yahoo accounts were breached and plundered for data.
Pwn2own contest

Pwn2Own Hackers Earn $340,000 Exploiting Windows, macOS

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The second day of the Pwn2Own 2017 hacking competition reveals Windows, macOS, Adobe Flash and web browser exploits.
1088_OnlineFraud

Online Fraud: What Tools, Techniques the Fraudsters Use SLIDESHOW

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DataVisor's inaugural Online Fraud Report provides insight into the browsers, platforms and locations from which online fraud is originating. Here are the report's highlights.
Security Career Path

Women’s Progress in Cyber-Security Stalled Over Past Two Years: Survey

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A survey shows that women's participation in the cyber-security industry has leveled off at 11 percent, much lower than their overall participation in the global workforce.
Pwn2Own 2017

Ubuntu Linux Falls on Day 1 of Pwn2Own Hacking Competition

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The first day of the Trend Micro-sponsored Pwn2Own competition awards $233,000 in prize money to security researchers for exploiting software with previously unknown vulnerabilities.

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