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  1. A hardcoded SSH public key in Fortinet’s Security Information and Event Management FortiSIEM can be abused to access the FortiSIEM Supervisor. 

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  2. Portland, Oregon-based children's clothing maker Hanna Andersson has quietly disclosed a breach to affected customers. Very few details of the breach have been made public.

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  3. Apple has published its latest transparency report, which provides details on the number of government requests the tech company received during the first half of 2019.

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  4. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) last week announced version 1.0 of its Privacy Framework, a tool designed to help organizations manage privacy risks.

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  5. Citrix has started rolling out security patches for the recently revealed Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Citrix Gateway vulnerability.

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  6. Microsoft announced on Friday that it’s in the process of developing a patch for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that has been exploited in targeted attacks, reportedly by a threat group tracked as DarkHotel. Until a fix becomes available, the company has shared some workarounds and mitigations.

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  7. Turkish hackers claimed Friday to have hijacked for more than 90 minutes the official websites of the Greek parliament, the foreign affairs and economy ministries, as well as the country's stock exchange.

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  8. WeLeakInfo Website Taken Down in International Law Enforcement Operation

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  9. Microsoft this week announced a new source code analyzer designed to identify interesting characteristics of code. 

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  10. A threat group targeting the recently disclosed critical vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) is installing their own backdoor while cleaning up other malware infections and blocking others from exploiting the vulnerability, FireEye has discovered.

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  11. Cybersecurity State Coordinator Program Would Bolster State and Local Cybersecurity

    Four United States Senators have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Cybersecurity State Coordinator program, with each of the 50 states having its own federally funded Cybersecurity Coordinator.

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  12. California-based data security startup Cyral emerged from stealth mode this week and announced that it has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round. The company previously received $4.1 million in an angel investment round, which brings the total raised to date to over $15 million.

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  13. One of the vulnerabilities patched this week by Microsoft in its Windows operating system is a crypto-related issue that was reported to the company by the U.S. National Security Agency.

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  14. A total of 146 valid vulnerabilities were reported as part of the second Hack the Army bug bounty program, and more than $275,000 were paid in rewards.

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  15. A computer security expert says he found that a forensic image of the election server central to a legal battleover the integrity of Georgia elections showed signs that the original server was hacked.

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  16. Siemens this week addressed several vulnerabilities and warned customers about the security risks associated with the use of ActiveX in industrial products.

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  17. Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries.

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  18. Security and web performance company Cloudflare has announced a suite of services for the cyber-protection of political campaigns in the United States and worldwide.

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  19. The FBI, in a change of policy, is committing to inform state officials if local election systems have been breached, federal officials said Thursday.

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  20. Cybersecurity firm McAfee announced on Thursday that its board of managers has appointed Peter Leav as the company’s new chief executive officer after Chris Young decided to step down.

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