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  1. Simmering Tensions in the Antivirus World Erupt Again

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  2. U.S.-based online fashion retailer SHEIN informed customers recently that their personal information was stolen by hackers who gained access to the company’s systems.

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  3. At its Ignite conference this week, Microsoft announced improved security features for Azure with the addition of Microsoft Authenticator, Azure Firewall, and several other tools to the cloud computing platform.

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  4. Apple on Monday released the latest version of its macOS operating system. macOS Mojave 10.14 introduces some security enhancements and patches several vulnerabilities, but a new flaw has already emerged.

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  5. Symantec announced on Monday that it has completed its internal accounting audit, and while some issues have been uncovered, only one customer transaction has an impact on financial statements.

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  6. The United States General Service Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Service (TTS) has launched a bug bounty program on HackerOne, the hacker-powered security platform announced on Friday.

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  7. Adwind remote access Trojan (RAT) samples detected in a recently campaign were configured to gain persistence on Linux, Windows, and macOS systems, Cisco Talos warns.

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  8. A 38-year-old Latvian resident was sentenced last week in the United States to 168 months in prison for his role in operating a counter antivirus service called Scan4You.

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  9. A critical vulnerability recently patched in the Cisco Video Surveillance Manager (VSM) could allow an unauthenticated attacker to log in as root.

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  10. It’s Crucial to Communicate the Benefits of an Intelligence Program in the Context of Risk

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  11. Credential stuffing is a growing threat. It is not new, but for many companies it is treated as annoying background noise that can be absorbed by bandwidth, handled by access controls, and ignored. New figures suggest that this is a bad approach.

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  12. Millions of Twitter Users Affected by Information Exposure Flaw

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  13. James and Candace Butcher were ready to finalize the purchase of their dream retirement home, and at closing time wired $272,000 from their bank following instructions they received by email.

    Within hours, the money had vanished.

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  14. A newly discovered piece of malware combines ransomware and botnet capabilities in a single package, Trend Micro security researchers reveal.

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  15. Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) on Thursday made public details on a vulnerability impacting the Microsoft JET Database Engine, although a patch isn’t yet available for it.

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  16. Cloudflare on Thursday announced a new service to provide Tor users with improved security and performance, while also aiming at reducing malicious network traffic.

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  17. Moss Adams (an accounting firm founded 105 years ago) has merged in AsTech Consulting (a cyber risk management firm founded 21 years ago). Moss Adams is the thirteenth largest tax company in the U.S., and the leading firm on the West Coast. AsTech is a successful West Coast tech firm that counts the nation's third largest bank among its clients.

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  18. Remote administration tools (RATs) installed for legitimate purposes in operational technology (OT) networks can pose a serious security risk, allowing malicious actors to abuse them in attacks aimed at industrial organizations, Kaspersky Lab warns.

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  19. Whenever someone wants to invoke a hacker for any purpose, we usually get some (stock photography) image of a lone, hooded malware author bent over a dark keyboard. Movies, too, perpetuate the idea of some socially maladjusted loner wreaking havoc single-handedly from his (or her) laptop, with the plot usually culminating in the arrest of the individual—and there the mayhem ends, because the single genius is now in solitary.

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