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  1. Backdoor accounts found in 80 Sony IP security camera modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

    Many network security cameras made by Sony could be taken over by hackers and infected with botnet malware if their firmware is not updated to the latest version. Researchers from SEC Consult have found two backdoor accounts that exist in 80 models of professional Sony security cameras, mainly used by companies and government agencies given their high price.

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  2. PoisonTap USB Device Can Hack A Locked PC In A MinuteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dark Reading

    This is just one example of an emerging technology that enables anyone with physical access to a computer's USB port to potentially harvest data and gain access by spoofing an Internet ecosystem. PoisonTap is a fully automated proof-of-concept USB device that, when connected to a locked PC, hacks the device and installs a backdoor onto the user's PC, allowing the attacker to access the victim's online activities.

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  3. Web Gateways: 5 Big Security ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dark Reading

    ... against infections caused by various kinds of malware (including rootkits, worms, Trojans, viruses, ransomware, spyware, adware, etc.). However, although Web gateways have been around for decades and continue to evolve, they aren't bulletproof, and ...

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  4. Gooligan Malware Hits 1M AccountsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Israeli cyber security firm Check Point announced today that they have uncovered a new malware that they claim succeeded in rooting more than a million devices worldwide, and gaining access to the user's Google accounts, including their Gmail, Google Drive, and other services linked to the account. Once the virus reaches the device, the malware campaign in its current form as it emerged in August that they are calling Gooligan, steals the user's email address and authentication tokens.

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  5. Global Mobile Security Software Market 2016-2020Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Information Technology

    About Mobile Security It broadly encompasses the protection of smart devices from malware, data theft, unauthorized access, viruses, spyware, hacker attacks, online identity theft, and accidental loss. It also blocks unwanted calls and messages and detects and deletes malicious apps that may act as a threat to user privacy.

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  6. Cyber Security Market in Europe Is Propelled to Grow at a CAGR of 12.64% over 2015-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SBWire

    Cyber threats are internet-based attempts that disrupt or damage IT systems and hack critical information using spyware, malware, and phishing. Cyber security solutions help organizations detect, monitor, report, and counter cyber threats and maintain the confidentiality of IT systems.

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  7. 6 anti-hacking solutions for Rahul GandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    ... insert himself in between your communication steals your passwords. Malware: Malwares are computer viruses, worms, spyware, keyloggers etc. Malwares are installed in computers and smart phones without the user's consent. Malwares can sniff out the ...

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  8. Hackers Breach 1M Smartphones, Brick Home Routers and Hold a Subway for RansomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Government Executive

    A new strain of malware has breached more than 1 million Google accounts, allowing attackers to access data from users' Google accounts including Gmail, Photos, Docs, Drive, Play and more. Rather than harvesting data, the attackers seem to be motivated by money, using the malware to crack into devices to install apps and serve up ads.

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  9. Rating Marijuana Stocks: Less Risky, More Risky, Most RiskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Fox News

    The stock market is already risky business, but it's even more risky when you're talking about emerging markets, such as the burgeoning marijuana marketplace. Following the U.S. elections on Nov. 8, 28 states now have medical-marijuana laws on the books, and eight states have passed recreational-marijuana laws.

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  10. Trend Micro Inc. (TMICY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Trend Micro Incorporated is engaged in providing endpoint, messaging and Web security software and services. It develops security solutions that protects against a wide range of insidious threats and combined attacks including viruses, spam, phishing, spyware, botnets, and other Web attacks, including data-stealing malware.

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  11. Satechi USB-C HubRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | MacInTouch

    Satechi Type-C Pass Through USB Hub connects to the USB-C port of a 12-inch MacBook and provides two USB 3.0 Type-A Ports, an SD card slot and a Micro SD slot, while also providing a USB-C charging port for connecting to your A/C power adapter. Available in gold, silver, space gray and rose gold, the USB-C dock is priced at $44.99.

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  12. Attorney General Chris Carr Encourages Consumers to Protect Themselves from Holiday ScamsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Emails including a link and/or an attachment are being used to infect computers with viruses, malware and spyware. Poor grammar or an attachment to the email are telltale signs of a scam. If you have any doubt, delete. If you think the card could be ...

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  13. Faked Brand Social Media Profiles Send Massively Antisocial Holiday MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Chain Store Age

    ... personal data or financial information, through an explicit act of fraud or even through the installation of online spyware. The process of putting together a fake social media profile is very much the same as putting together a fake website ...

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  14. Find out if your Google account has been hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Software technologies company Check Point just discovered a new malware campaign called Gooligan. The company says the malware already breached more than one million Google accounts and is gaining access to 13,000 additional devices every day.

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  15. Gooligan Android Malware Strikes 1 Million Google AccountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | NewsFactor

    Israeli cyber security firm Check Point announced today that they have uncovered a new malware that they claim succeeded in rooting more than a million devices worldwide, and gaining access to the user's Google accounts, including their Gmail, Google Drive, and other services linked to the account. Once the virus reaches the device, the malware campaign in its current form as it emerged in August that they are calling Gooligan, steals the user's email address and authentication tokens.

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  16. Gooligan, Google Malware: One Million Android Devices And Counting InfectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Yahoo!

    Over one million Android devices worldwide have been infected by Gooligan, a piece of malware that can steal Google account information and download apps without permission. Most people are used to putting anti-virus software on their computer, but here's a friendly reminder your phone requires protection as well: more than one million Android devices have been infected by a particularly bad bit of malware, according to a report from Check Point Software Technologies .

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  17. Monthly Attack Alert: Biggest cyber attacks in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Aurora Era-Banner

    November was another bumper month for big cyber attacks. There was something for everyone, with new mobile malware in the form of the Gooligan campaign, new distributed denial of service attacks through the Mirai malware and standard data breaches in the cases of Three and the National Lottery.

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  18. Firefox: Critical Security PatchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | MacInTouch

    AirPort discussion includes parental controls , router firmware , mesh systems, OS X Server integration, Bonjour Sleep Proxy, security/update issues and more. 2016 MacBook Pro discussion talks about video connection/adapter issues, Target Display Mode, Touch ID, performance, ad placement and more.

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  19. Millions of Google accounts breached by new Android malwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Aurora Era-Banner

    Millions of Google accounts have been compromised in a new attack campaign that uses Android credentials to access data from Google services. The Gooligan malware is downloaded to smartphone devices through third-party app stores, security firm Check Point found.

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  20. Crime prevention advice scam warning issued by policeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Grantham Journal

    ... update will often include fixes for critical security vulnerabilities. - Most anti-virus software contains an 'anti-spyware' scan which may be able to detect key loggers. If your current software does not offer this function, consider installing ...

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