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  1. New Mexico’s attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal and state laws.

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  2. Google has removed roughly 600 applications from Google Play for violating its ad-related policies, the Internet search giant announced this week.

    In addition, the company banned them from Google AdMob and Google Ad Manager, its ad monetization platforms.

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  3. Workplace experience and facility management company ISS World was hit this week by a malware attack that forced its systems offline.

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  4. FireEye’s incident response division Mandiant observed more than 500 new malware families last year, the company revealed in its M-Trends 2020 report released this week.

    FireEye analyzed 1.1 million malware samples per day in 2019 and it tracked a total of 1,268 malware families. Of these malware families, more than 500 were not seen before.

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  5. VMware has patched serious vulnerabilities, including remote code execution and authentication bypass issues, in vRealize Operations for Horizon Adapter.

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  6. The United States’ Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA) has started notifying people that their personal information may have been compromised as a result of a data breach that occured in 2019.

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  7. On August 7, 2019, a single credential stuffing attack against a financial services company recorded 55,141,782 malicious login attempts. To put that in perspective, it is more than twice the daily average (22,682,022) of credential abuse attacks detected by Akamai Technologies across all companies in all sectors between December 1, 2017, and November 30, 2019 (a total of 85.42 billion attempts).

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  8. An active supply chain campaign that has been ongoing since late 2017 has infected at least 20,000 websites via malicious WordPress themes and plugins, Prevailion reports.

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  9. Georgian authorities on Thursday accused Russia’s military intelligence of launching a large-scale cyberattack that targeted the government and private organizations with the goal of destabilizing the ex-Soviet nation.

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  10. Cisco has released patches for sixteen vulnerabilities across its products, including one rated critical, six high severity, and nine medium risk. 

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  11. More than 400 vulnerabilities affecting industrial control systems (ICS) were disclosed in 2019 and over a quarter of them had no patches when their existence was made public, according to a report published on Thursday by industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos.

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  12. Have you finalized your agenda for RSA Conference 2020? The security industry’s seminal event is just around the corner and this year’s theme is “Human Element”. Empowering the human element of cybersecurity is a theme I believe we can all get behind. Here are three reasons why it resonates for me:

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  13. Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Microsoft Threat Protection, its integrated security solution aimed at offering protection across users, email, applications, and endpoints.

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  14. Britain and the United States on Thursday accused Russia of orchestrating a "reckless" cyber assault against Georgia last year as part of an aggressive campaign of online attacks worldwide.

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  15. Fidelis Cybersecurity has announced a raft of enhancements to its Fidelis Elevate platform, which comprises a network product, an endpoint product, and a deception product. The purpose of the platform is to help defenders understand their environment better than attackers -- which is not always true -- and to arm the defenders with the ability to detect and respond to evasive incursions.

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  16. Mobile cybersecurity firm Wandera has warned that document management apps made by Cometdocs can expose users’ files. Cometdocs has disputed the severity of the findings and has threatened legal action against reporters if they publish what the company considers to be inaccurate articles.

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  17. Could Deepfakes be a Risk to Your Company?

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  18. Baltimore, MD-based ZeroFOX has raised $74 million in a new funding round led by Intel Capital and including existing vendors NEA, Highland Capital Partners, Redline Capital Management, Hercules Capital and Core Capital. It brings the total funding raised by ZeroFOX to $154.2 million.

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  19. CrowdStrike Names New CTO as Dmitri Alperovitch Leaves to Start Policy Accelerator Focused on National Security and Foreign Policy Challenges

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  20. Amazon-owned home security and smart home company Ring this week announced new security and privacy features for all of its users.

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