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Social Media Election Meddling

Social Media Execs Call for Government Help in Blocking Web Trolls

NEWS ANALYSIS: Two of three social media executives invited to testify at a Sept. 5 hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence say they need more help to keep foreign interference in U.S elections at bay.
BitSight Forecasting

BitSight Launches Forecasting Capability for Cyber-Risk

The new offering aims to help organizations predict how different technology and process changes will impact future cyber-risk.

IBM Identifies Ongoing FIN6 Attacks Against PoS Targets

IBM's X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) has identified sophisticated fileless attacks from a group known as FIN6, involving millions of unique credit cards.
Fileless malware attacks

‘Fileless’ Malware Attacks Growing in Number and Sophistication

NEWS ANALYSIS: Not all malware arrives on your computers as a virus or some other type of code secreted in a file, but instead manifests itself as a corruption of system services that make your operating system do the dirty work.
Government-Business Cyber Assistance

Five Ways Government Can Help Businesses Fight Nation-State Attacks

With an increasing number of hostile nations launching cyber-attacks against U.S. industries and critical infrastructure, cyber-security experts say it’s time for the government to provide more help to private business to help thwart these attacks.
Social Media, Privacy Regulation Legislation

Google Claims MasterCard Data Deal Doesn’t Violate Privacy Rights

Google says its Store Sales Measurement program allows advertisers to see how well their online ads are performing using aggregated and highly-anonymized data.
Jordan Kasper Defense Digital Service

How the Department of Defense Is Using Open Source

At the Open Source Summit, Jordan Kasper of the Defense Digital Service outlined why it makes sense for the Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies to embrace the open-source model.
Daily Tech Briefing Sept. 4, 2018

Computer Screens Emit Sounds That Enable Eavesdropping VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Researchers discover that computer screens emit sounds that reveal data, and BlackBerry cuts features and lowers the KEY2 LE handset price to lure buyers.
Daily Video 831

Trend Micro Reports Nearly 10 Fold Increase in Cryptojacking Attacks VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Cryptojacking attacks growing rapidly, Trend Micro reports; Pivot3 unveils hyperconverged infrastructure for the rugged edge.
Jim Zemlin OSS 2018

The Linux Foundation Set to Improve Open-Source Code Security VIDEO

VIDEO: At the Open Source Summit, Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation explains how the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) for improving open-source code security is moving forward.
Window Snyder Open Source Summit

What Developers Can Do to Improve Cyber-Security

At the Open Source Summit, Window Snyder, chief security officer at Intel, explains why fear is not a good motivator for improving cyber-security and provides insight into how to improve software defenses.
Greg Kroah-Hartman Meltdown Spectre

Linux Kernel Developer Criticizes Intel for Meltdown, Spectre Response

At the Open Source Summit North America, one of the world's leading Linux kernel developers took issue with Intel's initial disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities.

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