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IDG Contributor Network: Dealing with NIST's about-face on password complexity

IDG Contributor Network: Dealing with NIST's about-face on password complexity

In the last few years, we've been seeing some significant changes in the suggestions that security experts are making for password security. While pre ...
Jaff Malware Probe Uncovers Link to Cybercrime Marketplace

Jaff Malware Probe Uncovers Link to Cybercrime Marketplace

An investigation into a new strain of Jaff ransomware uncovered a shared backend infrastructure between the malware and a black market bazaar selling ...
International data privacy laws create inconsistent rules

International data privacy laws create inconsistent rules

China's new Cybersecurity Law went into effect and added another international data privacy law, which can cause confusion and difficulty for multinat ...
EternalBlue Exploit Spreading Gh0st RAT, Nitol

EternalBlue Exploit Spreading Gh0st RAT, Nitol

ExternalBlue, the exploit used in the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, is now being leveraged to distribute the Nitol backdoor and Gh0st RAT malware.Secu ...
SSH Configuration on Nexpose Servers Allowed Weak Encryption Algorithms

SSH Configuration on Nexpose Servers Allowed Weak Encryption Algorithms

Rapid7 encouraged owners of its Nexpose appliances this week to apply an update to their systems to tweak how SSH is configured by default.The company ...
Users' SSO information at risk after OneLogin security breach

Users' SSO information at risk after OneLogin security breach

Password management provider OneLogin notified its customers on May 31 that it detected unauthorized access to user data.The company, which provides s ...
Threatpost News Wrap, June 2, 2017

Threatpost News Wrap, June 2, 2017

Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the ShadowBrokers crowdfunding attempt, errors in WannaCry, a new Wikileaks dump, ...
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