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securitymagazine.comU.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced two pieces of legislation to protect the country’s energy grid from cyber-attacks....

securitymagazine.comA Gallup poll says that Americans are more likely to say a household member has had their personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers, than report being victimized by any of eight other forms of criminal activity....

securitymagazine.comNearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WONDER database....

securitymagazine.comThe suicide rate among the US working age population increased 34 percent during 2000-2016, according to the CDC....

securitymagazine.comSecurity mantraps come in many forms and with many names, including vestibules, airlocks, security cabins and more. But what do they really entail? ...

threatpost.comAn email campaign is demanding large sums of money in return for not blowing up schools, banks and businesses....

threatpost.comA business email compromise campaign cost the Save the Children Federation $1 million....

threatpost.comThe flaw allows a remote attacker to gain full access over a machine....

threatpost.comThe bug allowed 1,500 apps built by 876 developers to view users' unposted "draft" photos....

threatpost.comOne bug accidentally allowed Google to index user passwords....

threatpost.comFlaws could allow an attacker to stop or start a home charging station, or even change the current in order to start a fire....

Heise Sicherheits NewsEine Logitech-Software zum Konfigurieren von Eingabegeräten ist aus dem Internet angreifbar. Eine gepatchte Version ist verfügbar...

Heise Sicherheits NewsÜberall in den USA gehen seit Donnerstag E-Mails ein, in denen Erpresser Bitcoin fordern, da sonst eine Bombe gezündet werde. Glaubhaft sind sie wohl nicht....

Heise Sicherheits NewsHackern ist es gelungen, die Kontrolle über ein E-Mail-Konto bei Save the Children zu erlangen. Damit überzeugten sie Mitarbeiter, Geld zu überweisen....

Heise Sicherheits NewsBei einigen Mini-PCs aus Intels NUC-Reihe lässt sich das BIOS mit manipuliertem Code überschreiben, etwa um eine Backdoor einzupflanzen....

Heise Sicherheits NewsEin Fehler in der Foto-API von Facebook gab Apps mehr Zugriff auf Bilder, als die Benutzer eigentlich vorgesehen hatten – sogar auf unveröffentlichte Bilder....

securitymagazine.comThe Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF) announced the 2018 Women of Influence Award Recipients and EWF Corporate Award....

securitymagazine.comIACLEA has announced plans to open a Global Center for Campus Public Safety....

securitymagazine.comU.S. war operations around the world for terrorism have cost more than $5.9 trillion since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a study by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University....

securitymagazine.comA survey found that 45 percent of HR professionals view preparing for and responding to an active shooter or workplace violence incident – including threats of violence, such as stalking or domestic abuse – as very or extremely challenging.  ...

securitymagazine.comA group of the world’s largest international shipping associations have published an update to their cybersecurity guidelines....

securitymagazine.comSocial media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans: One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who often do so from print newspapers (16%)....