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23 April 2019

  • This Week in Security News: Medical Malware and Monitor Hacks

    Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how baby monitors may be susceptible to hacking. Also, learn about a medical flaw that enables hackers to hide malware. Read on: Is Your Baby

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  • What Did We Learn from the Global GPS Collapse?

    On April 6, 2019, a ten-bit counter rolled over. The counter, a component of many older satellites, marks the weeks since Jan 1, 1980. It rolled over once before, in the fall of 1999. That event was inconsequential because few complex systems relied on GPS. Now, more systems rely on accurate time and position

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  • Is Your Baby Monitor Susceptible to Hacking?

    There’s no doubt that digital technology, in many of its forms, brings everyday tasks much closer-to-hand. From discovering breaking news, to online shopping, to keeping tabs on your home via security cameras—everything is within the touch of a button. Even so, with the growing reach of the Internet of Things (IoT),

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  • Continuing Education On Cyber Threats And Defenses

    Anyone who has been in cybersecurity for any length of time knows, the threat landscape is constantly changing and requires regularly monitoring of news, blogs, podcasts, and other ways to ensure you know what is happening today. I have tried to bring this information to the public since starting my monthly threat

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  • Google Play and Microsoft Stores Delete Suspected Compromised Apps

    Recently, Google Play Store and Microsoft Store both deleted multiple applications from their online stores, because the apps were malicious. Google deleted a total of 29 beauty camera apps from its Play Store, most of which show users pornographic contents or send them to phishing websites. The malicious beauty camera

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  • This Week in Security News: 5G Security and Tax Scams

    Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about cybersecurity and data concerns in 5G. Also, learn about cybercriminal threats during tax season. Read on: Securing Enterprises for 5G Connectivity For

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  • How Likely Is Your Organization to Be Breached?

    Trend Micro and the Ponemon Institute teamed up to produce a new Cyber Risk Index (CRI), which will be updated every six months. Today I want to dive a bit deeper into the results found in the inaugural survey that went out to more than 1,000 IT professionals and executives within organizations based in

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  • Hit the Easy Button for Your Organization’s Gmail Security

    Fifteen years ago, Gmail was launched by Google. The web-based service now has 1.5 billion users a month. In addition to being the extremely popular personal email service, Gmail is also a key component of G Suite for organizations. One of the many reasons of Gmail’s popularity is its security. Google makes use of

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  • Dallas Start-Ups (submission extended): Pitch Us Your Ideas for a Smarter Connected World

    updated April 22, 2019 At Trend Micro we’ve spent the past three decades successfully solving problems for our customers. It’s helped us to become a leading provider of services to secure the connected world. But we’re not done there. We also want to find and learn from the technology innovators and problem-solvers of

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  • This Week in Security News: IIoT Threats and Malware Apps

    Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about security threats directed at smart manufacturing environments. Also, learn why malware installed from the Android app store increased by 100% last

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