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According to security researchers with IOActive and Quarkslab, the popular confidential messaging app called Confide is riddled with security vulnerabilities.

Consumer Reports, a nonprofit organization that conducts non-biased and extensive reviews on cars, appliances, and other consumer goods, is preparing for the inclusion of cybersecurity and privacy safeguards when scoring products.

Romantik Seehotel Jägerwirt, a luxury lakeside hotel in the Austrian Alps, experienced a ransomware attack last week that was said to have left hotel guests locked in their bedrooms until the ransom was paid.

Researchers have confirmed that a Russian hacker successfully broke into the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) systems.

Last Friday, a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack took down a number of vastly popular websites including Twitter, Spotify, and PayPal.

Medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical was recently slammed by MedSec, a security startup specializing in medical devices, for selling products plagued with serious vulnerabilities.

While organizations often acknowledge the need to implement solutions for the protection and management of privileged account credentials, a recent study found that very little are actually taking the necessary steps in employing best security practices.

Right now, ransomware is the great white shark of cyber-attacks, the most feared malware of all, and both corporate and home users are running scared.

New Net Technologies’ latest opinion piece, produced by NNT’s CTO, Mark Kedgley, focuses on Assessing the Internet of Things Threat, analyzing the potential threats this advance in technology brings, while questioning the value of the ‘advance’.

According to a survey conducted by Dimensional Research, security frameworks are seeing an increase in adoption rates, with the Center for Internet Security CIS Controls ranked as the leading framework in use.

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