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German firms will streamline online login with a European bent

Several German firms are taking a stab at a single login process for accessing different online services -- an approach that could compete with U.S. offerings.

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Mingis on Tech: H-1B visas and the future of Facebook Live

While some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S., the same can't be said for Facebook Live, which is under scrutiny after users posted disturbing videos.

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Boston Fed conference: Security still comes down to the basics

Not every bank has the money or the staff to do everything on the “best practices” lists of multiple regulatory agencies. But multiple speakers and panelists at the Boston Fed’s 2017 Cybersecurity Conference agreed that most financial...

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Report: Cybercriminals prefer Skype, Jabber, and ICQ

The most popular instant messaging platforms with cyber criminals are Skype, Jabber and ICQ, according to a new report released this morning. Meanwhile, consumer-grade platforms like AOL Instant Messenger and Yahoo IM have fallen out...

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McAfee LinkedIn page hijacked

On Sunday evening, the LinkedIn page for McAfee was hijacked by a single person or an unknown number of individuals who apparently watched Twitter for reactions. The business page was defaced with random remarks, and at one point made...

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How to deal with the bot crisis on Twitter

You may have run into these bots a few times. What looks like an actual human being could have been a bot sending you Twitter spam...or even worse. One of the most nefarious examples is when Twitter bots are used to inflate traffic to...

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Scammers Phishing for financial credentials on Twitter

Scammers are using Twitter as a vehicle to target people looking for customer support or asking general questions. They interject themselves into legitimate discussions, offering friendly chatter and a link that directs the target to...

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After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk?

With reports of Russia using social media and bots to push fake news to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, questions are arising over how these same tactics could be used against an enterprise.

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Hackers continue to troll LinkedIn

These attacks are becoming more common because it’s easy and inexpensive. Cylance has created some tips to help fend off these attacks.

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FBI warns of attacks on anonymous FTP servers

The FBI warns that attackers are targeting vulnerable FTP servers used by small medical and dental offices as a way to obtain medical records and other personal information.

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Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

Twitter Counter, a third-party analytics service, appears once again to have provided a gateway for hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts.

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Honeypot catches social engineering scams on social media

Research company investigates 40,000 fake accounts to find impersonator tactics. 

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The 10 essential Reddits for security pros

Here, we’ve gathered 10 of the best cybersecurity Reddits so you don’t have to waste any time and can get straight to what you are looking for.

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Hacking for Defense to solve national security challenges

As the speed and complexity of America's national security threats increase, so too must its response. Using Lean Startup methodologies, schools like Stanford and Georgetown University are harnessing the collective intellect of their...

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US idea to collect travelers' passwords alarms privacy experts

To better vet foreign travelers, the U.S. might demand that some visa applicants hand over the passwords to their social media accounts, a proposal that’s alarming privacy experts.

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What company execs can learn from Trump’s tweeting

Being judicious about social media use and staying away from WiFi protects executives and the enterprise.

Have you seen her resume? 12 amazing women in security

A look at some impressive women who've advanced in security roles.

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How to keep children safe on Facebook and other online dangers

Keeping children safe online presents a real challenge for parents today. Whether you're worried about what they might see on YouTube or who they might speak to on Facebook, we have the best tips for security settings as well as...

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