russian hackers

A previously unknown ring of Russian-speaking hackers has stolen as much as $10 million from U.S. and Russian banks in the last 18 months, according to a Moscow-based cyber-security firm that runs the largest computer forensics laboratory in eastern Europe. The MoneyTaker group broke into 20 systems, which includes 15 U.S. lenders, targeting ATMs with […]

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Security advocates finally seem to have the public's attention, and the hope is that people -- including lawmakers -- will take their advice more seriously.

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The following list of 60 predictions starts with three general observations and moves to a wide range of cybersecurity topics: Attacks on the US government and critical infrastructure, determining authenticity in the age of fake news, consumer privacy and the GDPR, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a new tool in the hands of both attackers and defenders, cryptocurrencies and biometrics, the deployment of enterprise IT and cybersecurity, and the persistent cybersecurity skills shortage.

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black friday cyber

As the holiday season approaches, as does the increased risk of being targeted by cyber criminals, warns @HerjavecGroup.

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uber paid hackers

Uber said that two people outside the company accessed the personal information of 57 million Uber users in late 2016, including names, email addresses and phone numbers.

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Cyber security pros take first peek

The White House released a charter Wednesday publicly describing the principles, aims and values of the secretive process it uses to decide what hacking tools to keep in its arsenal and which it would report to tech companies to allow them to fix.

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Salesforce poses a huge security risk as it does NOT provide virus scanning and/or a way to prevent certain files, attachments, document uploads or chatter from entering the system with malicious content. This is especially concerning when a Salesforce application is publicly exposed through communities and sites.com. Thankfully, there is a solution offered by a startup in Austin, TX, and large financial institutions and the U.S. Government are taking notice. @salesforce, #cybersecurity,#virusprotection

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black friday cyber

In anticipation of the online-shopping deluge, digital crooks time their phishing emails, malicious links and other online attacks and scams to Black Friday, Cyber Monday and through the rest of the holiday season.

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myTrailhead

myTrailhead is a massive update for the existing Trailhead product by Salesforce. Trailhead was first released in 2014, powering gamified online learning tools that would help workers succeed within the vast Salesforce Economy. Now, companies can customize the platform with corporate content and branding styles.

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Dreamforce

Veterans to @Dreamforce (#DF17), the annual user conference for @Salesforce, swear by the Partyforce app for finding the best free nightlife during the conference.

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