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A bug in the Google Takeout download service has resulted in some users

A bug in the Google Takeout download service has led to the unintentional sharing of some videos with others by some users. This week, when Google started sending notifications to affected users, the problem became known. The incident took place between 21 November and 25 November last year. The bug identified by Google as a

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Firefox Zero-Day Patches Exploited for Targeted Attacks

Mozilla released Wednesday updates for its Firefox browser address a zero-day vulnerability exploited in target attacks. This bug was described by Mozilla as a “IonMonkey style uncertainty with StoreElementHole and the FallibleStoreElement,” reported as CVE-2019-17026 and classified as having a critical effect. IonMonkey is the just in time (IIT) compilers for the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine.

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Insight Partners Acquire $1.1 trillion worth of IoT Security Company Armis

Insight Partners has agreed to acquire IoT security firm Armis in a cash deal valuing the company at $1.1 billion. Armis provides an agentless application of business quality designed to help enterprises tackle unmanaged and vulnerable IoT applications problems. The software, operated by a cloud-based platform that tracks millions of devices globally, offers access to

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First Cypriot to be extradited to the United States on charges

A 20-yr-old Cypriot in the United States who was wanted to commit hacking offenses is likely to be the first person in the world to be extradited, his attorney said on Monday. The FBI accuses Joshua Epifaniou of extortion from US firms for thousands of dollars while still a teenager, who is broken into their

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Is Cloud-Computing An Inevitable Infrastructure To Embrace?

As the practical application of cloud computing becomes cheaper, there are still many people who still have vague anxieties about security. Examine the security of the public cloud itself and the dangers hidden in the operation of users, and explain the security strategy that should be considered in cloud utilization. The safety and security of

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Artificial Intelligence: Ally Or Enemy Of System Security?

The term “artificial intelligence” is now a keyword that has attracted a great deal of attention in the technological development of various fields. Image recognition, speech analysis, human interaction, medical use, surveillance camera security and economic analysis have an innovative impact on data management in the current day when data handling is commonplace. The existence

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Microsoft and Its Desire To Secure Global IoT Devices

The Microsoft Security Research and Defense (MSRD) team has issued a cybersecurity warning about the growing concerns of IoT (Internet-of-Things) security, especially botnet infections in their official blog. Redmond highlighted that IoT devices is forecasted to grow as much as 50-billion installations globally, with many devices having identified with security and privacy flaws fresh from

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The Growth Of Netherland’s Anti-Microsoft Telemetry Stance

Microsoft has found a new foe in its Windows-Office empire, as the Netherland’s Ministry of Justice and Security issued a stern warning Dutch public sector users of Office mobile, Office online and the enterprise version of Windows 10 about privacy risks. The ministry based its findings to the Data Protection Impact Assessment report made by

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