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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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SEC Breached, Billionaires Bash Bitcoin, Facebook Shares Russia Ads
Fortune Magazine • Robert Hackett
New ransomware scam asks for nude pics to unlock files
Hack Read • Uzair Amir
5 Questions the NY Attorney General is Asking TransUnion and Experian, and CEOs Should Be Asking Themselves
ETF Trends • Iris.Xyz
Monetizing Cybercrimes: SEC Hack Could Potentially Lead to Market Manipulation
RIA Novosti
Homeland Security notifies 21 states targeted by Russian election hacking
UPI.com
The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
Lawfare • Garrett Hinck
Russians tried to hack into California election system ahead of 2016 polls
Business Standard • Ians
Russia tried to hack state voter registration system in 2016
Search Results - madison.com • Scott Bauer
DevOps and Security: Fighting Factions or Fabulous Friends?
DZone • Brian Dawson
Phantom Squad hackers demand ransom after threatening DDoS attacks against thousands of firms
International Business Times • India Ashok
 
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Fortune MagazineRobert Hackett
An insidious attack trend has been catching my eye lately. It's called the software supply chain attack. The scheme goes like this: Hackers compromise a trusted software vendor, subvert its products with their own malicious versions, and then use the tainted formulation...
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Security Software & Services
New ransomware scam asks for nude pics to unlock files
Hack ReadUzair Amir
A few months ago, two ransomware scams made news for asking users to play video games in order to get their files back. One of them asked users to play Japanese game while the second one asked users to play “click me”...
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Security Software & Services
5 Questions the NY Attorney General is Asking TransUnion and Experian, and CEOs Should Be Asking Themselves
ETF TrendsIris.Xyz
By Jessica Robinson via Iris.xyz 5 Questions the NY Attorney General is Asking TransUnion and Experian, and the 5 Questions CEOs Should Be Asking Themselves (and Their Team) Leading cybersecurity can be challenging as a CEO if you don’t know what questions...
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Monetizing Cybercrimes: SEC Hack Could Potentially Lead to Market Manipulation
RIA Novosti
US equity markets could be manipulated by hackers trading with insider data possibly stolen from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Stephen Neville, associate professor of software engineering at the University of Victoria, told Sputnik. The market regulator revealed that its...
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Elections & Polls, Homeland Security
Homeland Security notifies 21 states targeted by Russian election hacking
UPI.com
Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security contacted election officials in every state to clarify whether or not they were target by Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential election. Homeland Security had found evidence of Russian activity in 21 states...
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Security Software & Services
The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
LawfareGarrett Hinck
Following the march of Juggalos on the National Mall last weekend, Nora Ellingsen explained who the Juggalos, why they marched, and the history of the litigation that gave rise to the gathering. In the midst of multiple revelations concerning the Russia investigation...
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Elections & Polls, Homeland Security
Russians tried to hack into California election system ahead of 2016 polls
Business StandardIans
California's Secretary of State said he was informed for the first time about such activities on Friday The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believes that Russian hackers tried to access California's election website before last year's presidential polls, a top official...
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Elections & Polls, Homeland Security
Russia tried to hack state voter registration system in 2016
Search Results - madison.comScott Bauer
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's voter registration system was unsuccessfully targeted by Russian hackers before last year's election, the Wisconsin Elections Commission said Friday. FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, a roll of "I Voted" stickers sit on a...
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Security Software & Services
DevOps and Security: Fighting Factions or Fabulous Friends?
DZoneBrian Dawson
DevOps professionals consider themselves as agile, ahead of the game, and able to deliver new programs quickly and efficiently. Traditional security processes, however, prioritize being thorough over agility and are often addressed in the last stages of implementation. These approaches could become...
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Phantom Squad hackers demand ransom after threatening DDoS attacks against thousands of firms
International Business TimesIndia Ashok
A group of cybercriminals going by the name Phantom Squad have been threatening thousands of companies across the globe with DDoS attacks, demanding a ransom to be paid if the firms don't want to become victims of attacks. The DDoS ransom (RDoS)...
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