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Video Content Analysis

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Google's new reRECAPTCHA automatically tells you're not a bot

Over the years, Google has utilised a number of methods to distinguish between human and bots on the web. Its take on the CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) test, known as reCAPTCHA, has required you to transcribe distorted words, confirm Street …

160,000 Network Printers Hacked

It’s a pretty simple hack (in a rather grey-hat fashion), but it’s getting a LOT of media coverage and 160,000 network printers hacked just goes to …

Cybersecurity

Enterprise firewalls are man-in-the-middling HTTPS sessions like crazy, and weakening security

A group of security researchers from academe and industry (including perennial Boing Boing favorite J Alex Halderman) have published an important …

The Worst Data Breaches in the U.S., Ranked State by State

New data reveals insider errors as the primary cause of data breaches that affected 15.2 million Americans last year.<p>Three lessons of 2016<p>Safetica's forecast suggests that 2017 is likely to be a record year for cases - unless there are significant changes in the healthcare sector.<p>But ask healthcare …

Security

Russian Mac malware steals passwords and iPhone backups

Still think your Mac is immune from viruses? Think again.<p>Just a week after a new strain of Mac malware was found hidden inside malicious Microsoft Word macros, security researchers have discovered sophisticated new software from Russian hackers that targets your saved passwords and iPhone …

Democratic National Committee

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Duqu 2.0 Kaspersky Write-Up

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Arby’s Admits Malware Infection And Credit Card Breach At Hundreds Of Restaurants

The last time you satisfied your craving for seasoned curly fries at Arby’s, did you use a credit or debit card? It’s time to start watching your …

Consumer Protection

Singapore's Defence Ministry hit with first cyber attack

Personal information of 850 employees and servicemen was accessed, but no classified information was stolen.<p>Singapore has become the latest government to be hit with a cyberattack.<p>A security breach into an internet access (I-net) system at Singapore's Ministry of Defence in February resulted in the …

New skimmers fit right on top of chip and PIN credit card scanners

As usual Mr. Krebs has some great images of a credit card skimmer found in the wild. This model uses Samsung phone parts and lays right over the Ingenico card scanners you’ve probably seen in stores. The interesting thing is that these scanners also support chip and PIN technology but, as evidenced …

Difficult-to-detect new malware hides in memory

Researchers at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Talos threat research group have published a report on a scary new form of malware that’s difficult to …

Cisco Systems

Artificial Intelligence Startups Are Winning the Cybersecurity Race

A new era of AI began around 2010. Computer power capacity significantly increased and neural networks could be integrated into a GPU chip that …

Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews

(Reuters) - Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products.<p>The group, which issues scores that rank products it …

Trojan uses a key internet feature to receive marching orders

If malware uses a remote command-and-control server to function, it's relatively easy to cripple it by blocking the internet addresses it uses. It's not always that easy, however, and researchers at Cisco's Talos group have found a textbook example of this in action. A recently discovered Windows …

A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

Security researchers have discovered a chip flaw that could nullify hacking protections for millions of devices regardless of their operating system …

Information Security

Yahoo issues new breach warning; Verizon shaves $300M off its Yahoo offer

Verizon was in talks to purchase Yahoo's internet business when news broke that the web company had been hit with two massive data breaches and this …

Security

Spam email operator's faulty backup leaks 1.37bn addresses

‘Chances are you, or at least someone you know, is affected,’ says security expert Chris Vickery, after one of largest spam operations in world’s database exposed<p>One of the largest spam operations in the world has exposed its entire operation to the public, leaking its database of 1.37bn email …

Cloudbleed: Big web brands 'leaked crypto keys, personal secrets' thanks to Cloudflare bug

<b>Updated</b> Big-name websites potentially leaked people's private session tokens and personal information into strangers' browsers, due to a Cloudflare …

Amazon mystery solved: A typo took down a big chunk of the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO — The major outage that hit tens of thousands of websites using Amazon's AWS cloud computing service on Tuesday ends up having been the result of a simple typo — just one incorrectly-entered command.<p>The four-hour outage at Amazon Web Services' S3 system, a giant provider of backend …

Amazon Web Services

Is The Board Ready For A Cyber Attack?

Cyber security and its management is a huge concern across the enterprise with newer and complex security threats constantly evolving. In today’s …

Cybersecurity

New wave of cyberattacks against global banks linked to Lazarus cybercrime group

Dozens of banks -- particularly in the United States and Poland -- have been targeted by newly identified malware.<p>An aggressive campaign of malware …

Founder of Cyber Military Unit: Iran 'Most Persistent' Threat

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. government civilian and military units have warned for nearly 25 years about a damaging cyberattack dubbed the “electronic …

Cybersecurity

Russian World War: Putin's Hackers Have Launched Cyber Attacks Against All Of These Countries

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign Thursday after reports the former Alabama senator met …

S.Korea's Lotte Duty Free says website crashed after attack from Chinese IPs

By Joyce Lee and Heekyong Yang<p>SEOUL, March 2 (Reuters) - Lotte Duty Free on Thursday said a cyber attack using Chinese internet protocol (IP) …

Every other UK firm hit by cyber-attack last year

More than half of businesses in the UK were victims of cybercrime last year, according to a new report by Beaming. The report says that 2.9 million …

Lotte Duty Free sees China link to cyber attack | Reuters.com

Lotte Duty Free says a cyber attack using Chinese internet protocol (IP) addresses has crashed its website. As Sonia Legg reports, it's the latest report of irregularity from a South Korean firm in China since Seoul decided to deploy a U.S. missile defense system.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View …

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Emory Healthcare cyberattack affects 80,000 patient records

Emory Healthcare has been hit with a cyberattack that compromised the records of some 80,000 patients who used an online appointment system.<p>The …

Identity Theft