Cyber Security News

Microsoft Says Russia Tried to Hack Three 2018 Midterm Election Candidates

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:37
Microsoft said it detected and helped the US government to block Russian hacking attempts against at least three congressional candidates this year, a Microsoft executive revealed speaking at the Aspen Security Forum today. Although the company refused to name the targets but said, the three....
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U.S. intelligence chief: I don't know what happened at Trump-Putin meeting

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:35
July 19, 2018. U.S. intelligence chief: I don’t know what happened at Trump-Putin meeting Reuters. July 19, 2018. U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday he does not know what happened in the one-on-one meeting in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian....
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Trump invites Putin to Washington this autumn - White House

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:26
In Helsinki, @POTUS agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the two security council staffs. President Trump asked @Ambjohnbolton to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and those discussions are already underway. Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) July 19, 2018 Trump and Putin met on....
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Firm uses brain-teaser games to find hidden cyber-security talents in Forces veterans

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:26
VETERANS are being urged to tackle ingenious online challenges in a bid to find “hidden” cyber sleuths – echoing the brain teasers used to spot WWII code breakers. Tech boffins at cyber company Immersive Labs – backed by a former Director of spy station GCHQ – has developed software to help forces leavers break into cyber jobs.
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Cybersecurity training revs up at military academies - WorkBoat (blog)

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:20
The internet has made it easy for unsavory people to intrude on our lives — from the Russians meddling in U.S. elections to hackers stealing people’s identities. The maritime industry has been relatively lucky so far in avoiding major disruptions to the inland and blue water transportation systems from cyberattacks, and the U.
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8 Stocks for the Cybersecurity Boom: Goldman - Investopedia (blog)

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:20
With midterm elections coming up in November, cybersecurity issues will be front and center, more good news for a sector that has already been handily outperforming the market this year. Cybersecurity stocks are up 24% on the year, about five times the gain of the S&P 500, as indicated by the ISE Cybersecurity Index (HXR).
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Eye On Cyber: How To Create A Secure Password - CBS New York

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:20
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — We all know that feeling of frustration when you go to sign into a bank or online store and can’t remember what password you used. Many people try to solve this problem by picking passwords they can remember easily. Unfortunately, those passwords can also be guessed easily by....
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Trump invites Putin to Washington after interview furore

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:18
By Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposal that Russian authorities be allowed to question American citizens, the White House said on Thursday, after the offer drew fierce criticism in the United States.
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Trump boasts he is going to meet Putin again but warns the Russian leader not to backstab him

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:16
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was blindsided by the announcement during a televised interview with Andrea Mitchell at the Aspen Security Forum. 'Say that again,' he replied, laughing at Mitchell's declaration that Putin had been invited to meet with Trump at the White House. 'Did I hear you?' he asked, cupping his hand to his ear.
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USA und Russland: Trump plant Putin nach Washington einzuladen

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:14
Trump plant Putin nach Washington einzuladen 19. Juli 2018, 22:51 Uhr USA und Russland Trump plant Putin nach Washington einzuladen Planen schon ihr nächstes Wiedersehen: Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin. (Foto: AP) Der Ärger um sein Treffen mit Putin in Helsinki ist noch nicht verflogen, da plant....
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IBM revenue tops analysts’ expectations in second quarter

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:13
NEW YORK: International business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported second-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts’ expectations as it benefited from growth in higher-margin businesses including cybersecurity and cloud computing. Under Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty, IBM has been....
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New CDM bill aims for flexibility, newer tech

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:12
Congress New CDM bill aims for flexibility, newer tech By Derek B. Johnson; Jul 19, 2018. The Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program hasn't been around for very long, but overseers in Congress want to make sure the cybersecurity program remains on the....
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Grant Schneider named federal CISO

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:12
A year and half into the Trump administration, Grant Schneider can remove the “acting” label from his title. Schneider, who has served as acting federal Chief Information Security Officer since January 2017, has been tapped for the role on a full time basis, the White House announced July 19.
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EU, China setting global cyber standards

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:09
REWRITING THE RULES — The U.S. is ceding ground in the race to shape global standards and laws around cybersecurity, according to Eric’s new story for Pros. While Congress and multiple presidents have spent years supporting the tech industry’s aversion to new regulations, the EU and China have....
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Beyond Passwords: Why Your Company Should Rethink Authentication

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:09
Many simply call it "the problem of the password." But those five words summarize one of the most enduring challenges in the history of technology: From both a user experience (UX) and security standpoint, passwords and authentication protocols are as dangerously problematic as they are ubiquitous.
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Hackers Targeting Online Retailers Can Cost Businesses Billions Of Dollars

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:09
There have been at least 16 high-profile data breaches in the first half of 2018, but online retailers are being hit the hardest. A new study by cyber security firm Shape Security found that more than 90% of the login traffic of online retailers actually comes from hackers using stolen login data. Last year, 1.
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Trump et Poutine : bientôt un nouveau tête-à-tête ?

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:07
Trump et Poutine, acte II. En pleine polémique sur ses déclarations d'Helsinki, Donald Trump s'est dit jeudi 19 juillet impatient d'une nouvelle rencontre avec Vladimir Poutine , s'en prenant aux journalistes coupables à ses yeux de ne pas avoir souligné le "grand succès" de leur sommet.
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’Microsoft heeft hackpoging Amerikaanse politici verijdeld’

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:04
WAHINGTON - Microsoft zegt dat het cyberaanvallen heeft gestopt op drie kandidaten die meedingen naar een zetel in het Amerikaanse Congres. De hackers probeerden dit met een poging de wachtwoorden te ontfutselen via een vervalste website van het technologiebedrijf. Hier vertelt een Microsoft-medewerker dat de hacks zijn verijdeld.
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What can businesses learn from hackers?

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:01
Despite all the noise from security vendors, most hackers and pen-testers can worm into a network and exfiltrate valuable data in under a day, including for critical systems, according to a recent report from Nuix. The problem, according to head of services for Nuix, Chris Pogue, is that the major security issues have barely changed in decades.
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‘IT system issue’ caused cancellation of British Airways cancelled flights at Heathrow

Cyber Security News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:56
British Airways canceled flights at Heathrow due to an ‘IT system issue,’ the incident occurred on Wednesday and affected thousands of passengers. The problem had severe repercussions on the air traffic, many passengers also had their flights delayed. “On one of the busiest days of the summer,....
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