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DHS chief: US to take more aggressive posture against cyber attackers

"Complacency is being replaced by consequences," Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said at the RSA conference.     By Stephanie CondonApril 18, 2018     The US is prepared to take a more aggressive posture against cyber attackers, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday, warning adversaries, "Complacency is being replaced by consequences. "We will not…
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New York probes 13 cryptocurrency exchanges with pertinent questions

The New York Attorney General has asked a number of virtual currency exchanges to answer simple questions such as: Who owns you? And where do you keep customers' funds?        By Chris Duckett | April 18, 2018      New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an inquiry into the policies and practices of 13 cryptocurrency…
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China, Japan, and Australia amongst top APAC nations hit with botnets

South Korea and Taiwan also are on the top 20 list of global markets that saw the most bot traffic last year, while China was the third most common origin of malicious traffic, behind leader United States and Russia.        By Eileen YuApril 18, 2018     Nations with robust or growing IT networks remain…
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Report: 1 in 4 public cloud users has had data stolen

Security concerns haven't stopped the vast majority of organizations from storing sensitive data in the public cloud, according to a new McAfee survey.        By Stephanie CondonApril 17, 2018 McAfee       Among organizations that keep data in the public cloud, as many as one in four has experienced data theft there, according to…
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Add to Edge How to outsmart Amazon and pay the lowest price every time

Think you’re already getting the best prices? You’ll be surprised.   Amazon has an enormous selection and cheap prices, so its no wonder that it’s one of the most popular online shopping destinations. However, the Amazon system makes it nearly impossible for the average shopper to compare prices and get the best possible deal. Even…
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Ancient EITest infection chain sinkholed by security teams

The chain has been used by criminals for backdoor installation, support scams, and more.        By Charlie OsborneApril 16, 2018       Last week, Proofpoint researchers revealed that EITest has now been sinkholed due to the efforts of the company together with teams from Abuse.ch and BrilliantIIT. Dating back to 2011, the infection chain…
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