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  1. BlackBerry on Monday announced a new open source tool to help security teams reverse engineer malware. 

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  2. Federal authorities say one of the gravest threats to the November election is a well-timed ransomware attack that could paralyze voting operations. The threat isn’t just from foreign governments, but any fortune-seeking criminal.

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  3. Years ago, while anchoring the CBS Evening News during an on-air mishap, Dan Rather made an offhand remark, observing that “To err is human.  But to really screw up, you need a computer.” 

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  4. High-severity vulnerabilities found by researchers in Mitsubishi Electric factory automation products can be exploited to remotely attack organizations.

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  5. Google Project Zero last week released a report on the vulnerabilities exploited in attacks in 2019, and its researchers have drawn some interesting conclusions regarding the detection of zero-days.

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  6. As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries.

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  7. Bitcoin Transactions Led FBI to Twitter Hackers

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  8. Microsoft announced Sunday it would continue talks to acquire the US operations of popular video-sharing app TikTok, after meeting with President Donald Trump who seemingly backed off his earlier threats to ban the Chinese-owned platform.

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  9. US prosecutors on Friday announced they have charged three people, one of them from Britain, for roles in hijacking celebrity Twitter accounts and tricking people out of money.

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  10. A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities said Friday.

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  11. Google this week announced a series of security and ease-of-use improvements for the Autofill feature in Chrome.

    Designed to help users fill in forms in a secure manner, everywhere on the web, Autofill is about to become more secure when it comes to credit card numbers, Google says.

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  12. It appears that the patches released for Linux distributions in response to the GRUB2 bootloader vulnerability are causing problems for many users, making their systems unbootable.

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  13. Email and data security provider Mimecast on Thursday announced the acquisition of messaging security company MessageControl.

    Also known as eTorch, the Chicago-based MessageControl was founded in 2015 with a focus on preventing social engineering and identity attacks.

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  14. Twitter on Thursday revealed that several employees were targeted with phone spear-phishing in a social engineering attack leading to the recent security incident.

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  15. Roughly one month after United States senators introduced a “balanced” billthat would require tech companies to provide law enforcement with access to encrypted user data, a companion bill was introduced in the House of Representatives this week.

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  16. Red Hat has told customers not to install the package updates released in response to the recently disclosed BootHole vulnerability after users reported that their systems hung after applying the updates.

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  17. Information security training and certification provider Offensive Security this week announced the acquisition of VulnHub, an open-source catalog of security training resources.

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  18. Cisco informed customers on Wednesday that it has patched critical and high-severity vulnerabilities in its Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) network management platform.

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