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Sensory’s new voice assistants do not sacrifice your privacy or send data to the cloud

ZDNet Security - 3 hours 19 min ago
If you are worried about your voice assistant listening in all the time, then Sensory’s new private voice UI may suit you.
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Ransomware: 'We won't pay ransom,' says Ireland after attack on health service

ZDNet Security - 4 hours 42 min ago
Ireland's health services are still recovering from a ransomware attack, but hackers shouldn't expect their demands to be met.
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Google gives predictions for the future of security

ZDNet Security - 7 hours 1 min ago
Among other predictions delivered, Google Security VP Royal Hansen says the biggest security challenge in 10 years will be "shifting the focus... to self defending data."
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Cybersecurity: How talking about mistakes can make everyone safer

ZDNet Security - 8 hours 3 min ago
Punishing people for falling for phishing attacks isn't going to help anyone with cybersecurity - but showing empathy and being open to mistakes can help people learn how to stay safe online.
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Russian-language cybercriminal forum ‘XSS’ bans DarkSide and other ransomware groups

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:43pm
The move follows a number of disruptions to DarkSide’s operations in the last 24 hours.
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Linux and open-source communities rise to Biden's cybersecurity challenge

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 1:34pm
Massive ransomware attacks to the left of us, supply chain attacks to the right of us, but the Linux Foundation is answering the president's call for greater software security.
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Learning from cyber attacks could be the key to stopping them

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:38am
Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology at the White House says recent events demonstrate need to focus on preventing incidents.
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Cisco acquires Kenna Security, makers of a vulnerability management platform

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 9:15am
With Kenna's technology, Cisco plans to combine threat and risk-based vulnerability management as part of the SecureX platform.
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Best ethical hacking certification in 2021: Top pro courses

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 8:00am
Becoming a certified ethical hacker can be a rewarding career. Here are ZDNet’s recommendations for the top certifications in 2021.
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Toshiba unit struck by DarkSide ransomware group

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 7:45am
Following Colonial Pipeline, a DarkSide affiliate has claimed another victim.
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'Significant' ransomware attack forces Ireland's health service to shut down IT systems

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 6:29am
IT systems for Ireland's health service have been taken offline as a "precaution" and some outpatient appointments have been cancelled.
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Cloudflare wants to kill the CAPTCHA

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 6:10am
Security keys could not only bolster authentication but may also remove one of the most annoying aspects of the internet.
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Rapid7 source code, alert data accessed in Codecov supply chain attack

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:42am
The breached source code subset was used for internal tooling.
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Best video doorbell 2021: Ring isn't your only option

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 1:00am
Want to increase your home’s security with a video doorbell? Check out this list of the 5 best video doorbells in 2021 from brands like Nest, Ring, Arlo, and more.
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The winged ninja cyber monkeys narrative is absolutely wrong: Former NCSC chief

ZDNet Security - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:37am
'Hype, fear, uncertainty, doubt, that is our enemy,' says Ciaran Martin. 'We need absolutely to demystify cybersecurity.'
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US pipeline ransomware attack serves as fair warning to persistent corporate inertia over security

ZDNet Security - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 9:08pm
That companies continue to disregard the need for basic cybersecurity hygiene signals the need for firmer action, especially as cybercriminals turn their focus to operational technology sectors and cyber threats can result in real-world physical risks.
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ASD knows who attacked the APH email system but isn't revealing who

ZDNet Security - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 8:53pm
Attributing attacks is a matter for government, so ASD is keeping quiet on who attacked the Parliament House email system in March.
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HelpSystems expands email, cloud security portfolio with acquisition of Agari, Beyond Security

ZDNet Security - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 3:00pm
The vendor is targeting areas ripe for growth in the cybersecurity field.
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Google rolls out privacy update, new ML features for Google Analytics

ZDNet Security - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 1:00pm
The company said the new capabilities are designed to help marketers operate without cookies and other identifiers on websites and apps.
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Colonial Pipeline paid close to $5 million in ransomware blackmail payment

ZDNet Security - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:47am
The payment was reportedly made soon after the attack began. It wasn’t enough to stop the disruption.
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