Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1350 Timing of browser-based security alerts could be better
Multitasking may be the way of the connected world, but as it turns out, it’s not conducive to secure behavior online.

Academics from Brigham Young University and the University of Pittsburgh came to that conclusion after using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study how the brain reacts to dealing with more than one task simultaneously. The experiments were conducted under the context of browser-based security alerts and determined that poorly timed popup alerts are largely ignored.
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#1358 Opera brings its free VPN service to Android
#1357 New collision attacks against 3DES, Blowfish allow for cookie decryption
#1356 Wildfire ransomware code cracked: Victims can now unlock encrypted files for free
#1355 How good is Tibet's Beijing-backed search engine?
#1354 2015–16 annual DDoS threat landscape report
#1353 Juniper confirms leaked NSA exploits affect its firewalls
#1352 Has your internet provider been compromised? Malicious insiders are helping cybercriminals hack telecoms firms
#1351 Android Nougat winners and losers: Will your phone get an upgrade to Google's latest OS?
#1350 Timing of browser-based security alerts could be better
#1349 GozNym banking trojan targeting German banks
#1348 NSA-linked Cisco exploit poses bigger threat than previously thought
#1347 Wildfire, the ransomware threat that takes Holland and Belgium hostage
#1346 Massive data leak hits French submarine company
#1345 University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware
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