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Business Email Compromise Losses Top $12B, FBI Warns

The FBI has revised its figure for the total amount of financial losses from business email compromise attacks, as real estate-related scams grow.
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Google Makes 'Site Isolation' the Default Setting in Chrome Browser

The Site Isolation security feature is designed to mitigate impact of attacks that exploit Spectre CPU vulnerabilities, Google says.
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How The Update Framework Improves Software Distribution Security VIDEO

VIDEO: Justin Cappos, assistant professor at New York University and founder of The Update Framework (TUF) open-source project, provides insight into the process of securing software updates.

Crypto-Mining Malware Rising Fast, Hackers Increasingly Targeting Cloud

Check Point’s mid-year cyber-attack report reveals that 42 percent of organizations globally have been hit by crypto-mining intrusions and that sophisticated attacks on cloud infrastructures are growing.
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Critical Bug Bounty Reports on the Rise, HackerOne Finds

The 2018 Hacker-Powered Security report reveals that there has been an increasing volume of critical security vulnerabilities reported by researchers in the past year.
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CISOs Have Limited Corporate Influence, Accenture Reports

An Accenture study reveals that chief information security officers are lacking authority and visibility to effect change within their organizations.

Startup Hopzero Launches Distance-Based Packet Security Service

Designed to thwart cyber-security breaches in large enterprise data centers, Hopzero provides a new layer of security protection to complement access-based security solutions.
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Intel Discloses New Spectre Flaws, Pays Researchers $100K

A new set of Spectre speculative execution vulnerability variants have been publicly reported by researchers.
Daily Tech Briefing July 11, 2018

How Facial Recognition Can Bolster Corporate Security VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Facial recognition shows promise as the next step in corporate security, and Seagate unveils a fast 2TB SSD for laptops and desktops.
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IBM Pegs Mega Breach Cost at $350M, as Average Breach Cost Hits $3.9M

The 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study found that costs have risen in the past year as attacks become increasingly complex.

Centrify Sets Out on New Course with Single Financial Backer

Company converges identity-as-a-service and privileged identity solutions into a unified Next-Gen Access platform for Zero Trust Security.
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Google Says Developers Access Gmail Content With Users Consent VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Google clarifies policies about app developer access to Gmail content; Microsoft reduces app-switching in Teams with Visio support.

Apple Releases macOS 10.13.6 and iOS 11.4.1 Security Updates

Apple improves iOS security with USB Restricted Mode and hardens macOS against a new class of meltdown and spectre CPU vulnerabilities.

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