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  • September 07, 2017 07 Sep'17

    SHA-1 hashes recovered for 320M breached passwords

    Security researchers once again proved how easy it can be to recover SHA-1 hashes by cracking the hashes on nearly 320 million passwords related to data breaches.

  • September 06, 2017 06 Sep'17

    Risk & Repeat: Payment card security a growing concern

    In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss new research from Verizon on payment card security and the effectiveness of PCI DSS compliance for enterprises.

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    Intel kill switch ME code indicates connection to NSA

    Researchers discovered an Intel kill switch hiding in one of the chipmaker's software products, along with references to an NSA program focused on secure computing.

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    Enterprise compliance with PCI DSS is up, says Verizon

    News roundup: More than half of enterprises are in compliance with PCI DSS, according to a Verizon report. Plus, Turla is on the attack again with a new campaign, and more.

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    Risk & Repeat: Alternative infosec conferences on the rise

    In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss how smaller, more targeted infosec conferences are making a name for themselves in the shadow of much larger events.

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  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    Spambot email leak compromises 711M records

    An email leak containing 711 million records was found in a breach of a spambot list stored in the Netherlands and included both addresses and passwords used to access email accounts.

  • August 29, 2017 29 Aug'17

    Kaspersky-Russian ties still unclear, despite FBI push

    The specter of Kaspersky-Russian ties has reportedly led to an FBI campaign urging private organizations to drop Kaspersky Lab products; experts urge the FBI to share more evidence.

  • August 25, 2017 25 Aug'17

    Alleged Sakula malware attacker arrested by FBI

    The FBI arrested Chinese national Yu Pingan for alleged involvement with cyberattacks using the Sakula malware, the same malware reportedly used in the OPM breach.

  • August 25, 2017 25 Aug'17

    U.S. government cybersecurity is a mess, according to officials

    News roundup: John McCain, NIAC and others called out the administration for not doing enough on U.S. government cybersecurity. Plus, the Ropemaker exploit alters emails, and more.

  • August 24, 2017 24 Aug'17

    Google Chrome Enterprise adds management options

    The Google Chrome Enterprise offering officially allows organizations to manage Google Play Store apps, extensions, Microsoft Active Directory and integrate VMware on Chromebooks.

  • August 23, 2017 23 Aug'17

    Project Treble is another attempt at faster Android updates

    Google has historically had a problem with getting mobile device manufacturers to push out Android updates, which has left hundreds of millions in the Android ecosystem at risk. Google hopes that ...

  • August 23, 2017 23 Aug'17

    Risk & Repeat: Was the DNC hack an inside job?

    In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors examine claims from intelligence veterans that the DNC hack was an inside job, and not the work of Russian hackers.

  • August 21, 2017 21 Aug'17

    iPhone Secure Enclave firmware encryption key leaked

    Experts and Apple say despite the leak of the iPhone Secure Enclave Processor encryption key that can be used to decrypt firmware code, user data and biometric information are still safe.

  • August 18, 2017 18 Aug'17

    Valerie Plame: U.S. government cyberdefense must be improved

    Former CIA officer Valerie Plame discusses why America's cyberdefense is lagging behind -- and what the government and private sector should do to reverse the trend.

  • August 18, 2017 18 Aug'17

    Offensive cyberweapons from enemies may be re-engineered

    The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency wants to isolate, study, customize and re-engineer malware from adversaries to be used as its own offensive cyberweapons.

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