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TheHackersNewsWhatsApp said on Friday that it wouldn't enforce its recently announced controversial data sharing policy update until May 15. Originally set to go into effect next month on February 8, the three-month delay comes following "a lot of misinformation" about a revision to its privacy policy that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook, sparking widespread concerns about the exact kind of...

TheHackersNewsThe U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) on Friday said DNS over HTTPS (DoH) — if configured appropriately in enterprise environments — can help prevent "numerous" initial access, command-and-control, and exfiltration techniques used by threat actors. "DNS over Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Transport Layer Security (HTTPS), often referred to as DNS over HTTPS (DoH), encrypts DNS requests by...

TheHackersNewsJoker's Stash, the largest dark web marketplace notorious for selling compromised payment card data, has announced plans to shut down its operations on February 15, 2021. In a message board post on a Russian-language underground cybercrime forum, the operator of the site — who goes by the name "JokerStash" — said "it's time for us to leave forever" and that "we will never ever open again,"...

threatpost.comExpert panel awards dubious honors to 2021 Consumer Electronics Show’s biggest flops, including security and privacy failures....

threatpost.comStarting Feb. 9, Microsoft will enable Domain Controller “enforcement mode” by default to address CVE-2020-1472....

threatpost.comSecurity researchers lambasted the controversial macOS Big Sur feature for exposing users' sensitive data....

securitymagazine.comThe city of Katy in Texas will be installing a security camera at the City of Katy Dog Park after seeing a rise in "dog dumping" or the abandonment of dogs at the park since the COVID-19 pandemic began. ...

securitymagazine.comWhat are some current trends in cybersecurity threat research? To get some insight, we spoke to Aamir Lakhani, cybersecurity researcher and practitioner with FortiGuard Labs. ...

threatpost.comThe tech giant removes 164 more offending Android apps after banning software showing this type of behavior from the store last year....

securitymagazine.comIn one report this week, Wisconsin hospitals are making sure their locks and other precautions to keep its COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, after members of the National Guard apparently walked into the wrong hospital asking to pick up COVID-19 vaccines....

securitymagazine.comVitaliy Panych has officially been appointed CISO to the state of California after spending the past two years as California’s acting chief information security officer....

Heise Sicherheits NewsEin nicht ausreichend kommunizierte Zertifikatswechsel führt offenbar zu Problemen....

Heise Sicherheits NewsBei Telegram lassen sich über einen Bot Hunderte Millionen Telefonnummern von Facebook-Nutzern kaufen. Woher die dazugehörige Datenbank stammt, ist unklar....

Heise Sicherheits NewsAua, aua! Solange bis Mann das Lösegeld zahlt....

TheHackersNewsCybersecurity researchers have disclosed a series of attacks by a threat actor of Chinese origin that has targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with malware — including a previously undocumented backdoor. Attributing the campaign to Winnti (or APT41), Positive Technologies dated the first attack to May 12, 2020, when the APT used LNK shortcuts to extract and run the malware payload. A...

securitymagazine.comConsumers can easily identify opportunities to opt out of sharing personal data through the first-of-its-kind “Opt-Out Easy” browser plug-in developed by researchers from Carnegie Mellon’s CyLab Security and Privacy Institute. The plug-in makes opt-out choices more accessible to users, automatically extracting privacy information from websites’ policies and presenting it in a user-friendly way. ...

Heise Sicherheits NewsEs gibt wichtige Sicherheitsupdates für das Netzwerk-Betriebssystem Junos OS. Sie schließen unter anderem eine kritische Lücke mit Höchstwertung....

securitymagazine.comTelehealth was an unexpected technology bright spot in 2020, as the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) relaxed enforcement of certain aspects of HIPAA, helping to reduce COVID exposure via virtual rounding and virtual visits. The following three high-level recommendations provide a basis for defense in depth for healthcare organizations in 2021.  ...

securitymagazine.comThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched a new cybersecurity effort:  The Systemic Cyber Risk Reduction Venture on developing actionable metrics to quantify cyber risk. This information will be used to reduce shared risk to the nation's security. ...

securitymagazine.comThe average employee is the greatest risk to an organization’s security. Here’s how to rethink enterprise-wide training to fight cybercrime and utilize gamification to make it stick....

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