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On Feb 20, 2019
@threatintel shared
When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched https://t.co/fpqebVehiu #reading #CyberSecurity #infosec https://t.co/tGTqV80Rd6
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When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched

Not all novels featuring hacking are created equal — with some containing more holes than others.

On Feb 19, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach https://t.co/aMFyJPtWte by @ingridlunden
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Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach

Darktrace helped pave the way for using artificial intelligence to combat malicious hacking and enterprise security breaches. Now a new UK startup founded by an ex-Darktrace executive has ...

On Feb 20, 2019
@McAfee_Labs shared
We helped discover new details on the inner workings of the Ryuk ransomware, the infamous strain known for recent attacks on US newspapers. Take a closer look at the adversary and victim dynamics, here. https://t.co/ni55mtxIyt
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Ryuk, Exploring the Human Connection

In collaboration with Bill Siegel and Alex Holdtman from Coveware.   At the beginning of 2019, McAfee ATR published an article describing how the

On Feb 19, 2019
@McAfee_Business shared
On March 4, @Raj_Samani and @John_Fokker present 'The Rise, Death and Resurrection of Digital Extortion'. See more, here. https://t.co/eVwO7iEuzn #RSAC https://t.co/ucLcSbO6zZ
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The Best Ways to Catch McAfee at RSA Conference 2019

In just a few weeks, San Francisco will be taken over by cybersecurity professionals and vendors at Moscone Center for the 2019 RSA Conference. There’s a

On Feb 20, 2019
@symantec shared
RT @threatintel: #ISTR: An inside look into global threat activity as told by our researchers. Our annual Internet Security Threat Report is live now. https://t.co/QCb90AIjBH #SecurityThreatReport https://t.co/rSqQZScwb9
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2019 Internet Security Threat Report

The 2019 Internet Security Threat Report takes a deep dive into the latest trends in cyber security attacks, including ransomware, formjacking, and cloud security.

On Feb 20, 2019
@symantec shared
RT @BleepinComputer: Formjacking Surpasses Ransomware and Cryptojacking as Top Threat of 2018 - by @serghei https://t.co/A7MFVaPVr4
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Formjacking Surpasses Ransomware and Cryptojacking as Top Threat of 2018

A new year in review report from Symantec shows that formjacking accompanied by supply chain attacks were the fastest growing threats of 2018, while living-off-the-land (LotL) attacks saw a ...

On Feb 21, 2019
@cfarivar shared
RT @ericgeller: Missed this on Monday so sharing it now: Iranian and Chinese hackers are stepping up their cyberattacks on the U.S., likely because of Trump's policies. https://t.co/QGd0wIzSez Reminder that there's no senior official at the White House focused on cybersecurity. https://t.co/O7ur2UD5T0
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Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies

President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his trade conflicts with China are believed to have inspired new waves of attacks.

On Feb 19, 2019
@CIOonline shared
11 biggest issues IT faces today. Top on the list – unsurprisingly -- new #security threats, writes @lifetronics https://t.co/WvAKjHlH7w #CIO #ITleader #ITleadership
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The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.