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Security software has to develop and improve quickly in order to stay ahead of those who want to break the law. Our security software news email will keep you informed of all of the latest developments. Security has always been an issue that has been on the agenda of IT managers, programmers and individual computer users. Breaches of security range from the benign through to the sinister and malicious events that result in theft, fraud and destruction of data. Some of the most common types of security software used to protect against these threats include antivirus software, firewall software, and software used to remove spyware and other types of malicious code. Makers of security software are also dealing with new technologies. This means working out ways to protect things like mobile devices, the Internet of Things, and products and services in the virtual reality and augmented reality fields. Whatever your interest is in security software news, our tailored email will deliver the information that you need. You get it once a day; delivered straight to your inbox, as a simple and easy to use digest.

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Uber Hid 57-Million User Data Breach For Over a Year
Wired • Andy Greenberg
Intel Critical Security Flaw Affects Chips in Millions of Computers, Servers
Talkin' Cloud • Aldrin Brown
Uber Reveals Data Breach and Cover-up, Leading to Two Firings
The Wall Street Journal • Greg Bensinger
US government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips
Channel NewsAsia World News
Uber admits to covering up cyberattack that affected 57 million users
Daily Dot • Phillip Tracy
Uber hid data breach affecting 57m
Gulf News
Uber hid cyberattack after hackers stole data off 57 million
New York Daily News • Nancy Dillon
Uber: Hackers stole 57m passengers, drivers' info. We also bribed the thieves $100k to STFU
The Register • Richard Chirgwin
Proofpoint closes $110M Cloudmark purchase, hikes 2018 revenue guidance
Seeking Alpha • Jason Aycock
Government urged to make it easier for public to be compensated after data breaches
Telegraph • James Titcomb
 
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Uber Hid 57-Million User Data Breach For Over a Year
WiredAndy Greenberg
By now, the name Uber has become practically synonymous with scandal. But this time the company has outdone itself, building a Jenga-style tower of scandals on top of scandals that has only now come crashing down. Not only did the ridesharing service...
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Hardware & Peripherals, Security Software & Services
Intel Critical Security Flaw Affects Chips in Millions of Computers, Servers
Talkin' CloudAldrin Brown
Intel says that a piece of software inside virtually all of its newest computer chips contains a critical security flaw that enables an attacker to manipulate security features, run arbitrary code or crash a system. The chip maker launched a comprehensive review...
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Financial Regulatory Bodies, Green Transportation
Uber Reveals Data Breach and Cover-up, Leading to Two Firings
The Wall Street JournalGreg Bensinger
Uber Technologies Inc. on Tuesday revealed it paid hackers $100,000 in an effort to conceal a data breach affecting 57 million accounts one year ago, a troubling disclosure that adds to a string of scandals and legal problems for the world’s most...
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Cybercrime, Hewlett-Packard Co
US government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips
Channel NewsAsia World News
REUTERS: The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability. Homeland Security gave the guidance a...
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Green Transportation, Security Software & Services
Uber admits to covering up cyberattack that affected 57 million users
Daily DotPhillip Tracy
Uber admitted Tuesday to covering up a massive cyberattack by paying hackers $100,000 so they wouldn’t reveal that they had stolen sensitive information from 57 million customer and driver accounts. Two hackers reportedly accessed a private Github site used by Uber engineers,...
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Green Transportation, Mobile Phones
Uber hid data breach affecting 57m
Gulf News
San Francisco: Uber said Tuesday hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year. “None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it,” said a statement from...
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Security Software & Services
Uber hid cyberattack after hackers stole data off 57 million
New York Daily NewsNancy Dillon
The personal data of 50 million Uber customers was hacked, and the company tried to ride out the massive data breach in silence.
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Green Transportation, Security Software & Services
Uber: Hackers stole 57m passengers, drivers' info. We also bribed the thieves $100k to STFU
The RegisterRichard Chirgwin
And it happened a year ago, hoped you wouldn't find out Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi today revealed hackers broke into the ride-hailing app's databases and stole personal information on 57 million passengers and drivers – information including names, email addresses, and phone...
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Accounting, Security Software & Services
Proofpoint closes $110M Cloudmark purchase, hikes 2018 revenue guidance
Seeking AlphaJason Aycock
Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) has closed on an acquisition of Cloudmark, which provides security in messaging for ISPs and mobile carriers. The $110M cash deal was announced two weeks ago. Cloudmark's Global Threat Network will be incorporated into Proofpoint's Nexus platform. The...
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Security Software & Services, Yahoo! Inc
Government urged to make it easier for public to be compensated after data breaches
TelegraphJames Titcomb
The Government has been urged to make it easier for people to demand compensation when companies lose sensitive data to cyber attacks. A group of organisations will today write to Matt Hancock, the digital minister, demanding that upcoming data protection legislation be...
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