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Illegal Booter Connected with DDoSes Sentenced to Prison, Fine

The Illinois-based man operated a criminal service that launched millions of DDoS attacks and brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read more

Microsoft Adds Over 50 Games To xCloud Preview, Plans Launch For 2020

Microsoft has added more than 50 new games to the preview of its Project xCloud game streaming service, including Devil May Cry 5, Tekken 7 and Madden 2020. Engadget...

How Does Your Cyber Resilience Measure Up?

The security measures companies take today may not be enough for tomorrow's cyber assault, but switching to a proactive, risk-based framework may better protect your organization. Read more

Warrantless searches of devices at US borders ruled unconstitutional

The border is NOT a constitution-free zone, according to the ruling: No more suspicionless fishing expeditions into travelers' devices. Read more

Researchers Find New Approach to Attacking Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud APIs' accessibility over the Internet opens a new window for adversaries to gain highly privileged access to cloud assets. Read more

Big WhatsApp dating scam based in Cape Town

A scam using WhatsApp, Facebook, and other online platforms is turning Cape Town into an international cybercrime capital. Read more

Google’s plan to crack down on Play Store malware

Google has announced a partnership with three antivirus firms which will see the four entities working together to increase the security of the Google Play Store. Read more

The Dangers of ‘Black Box’ AI

PC Magazine recently interviewed Janelle Shane, the optics research scientist and AI experimenter who authored the new book "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial...

What Shape Is the Universe? A New Study Suggests We’ve Got It All Wrong

An anonymous reader quotes Quanta magazine: A provocative paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy argues that the universe may curve around and close in on itself like a...

NSA Is Latest Intelligence Agency to Sound VPN Patch Alarm

Not Just Patch or Perish, But Also Pay Attention, Security Experts WarnThe U.S. National Security Agency is the latest intelligence agency to warn that unpatched flaws in three vendors'...

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Two men busted for hijacking victims’ phones and email accounts

Prosecutors allege that Meiggs and Harrington took over their targets' mobile phone and email accounts via SIM-swapping. Read more

Leaked Russian Interference Report Raises Questions About Brexit, UK Election Security

A report from the U.K. Parliament's intelligence committee concludes that "Russian interference may have had an impact on the Brexit referendum," reports the Times...

Lessons From the Cyberattack On India’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant

Dan Drollette shares an article by two staffers at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from The Bulletin of...