Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2032 State of cyber security 2017 (PDF)
A big part of cyber security is being prepared. You want to do as much as you can to prevent attackers from breaching your network. Defenders have all kinds of ways to make this work. They have firewalls. They have endpoint protection. They have password managers. They have security training and information resources. And they have all of these right at their fingertips. What defenders need more of, however, are solutions for when plans fail. Plans fail because what defenders keep ignoring is that there are people behind every cyber threat. Those people are 100% focused on getting around prevention mechanisms to hit their targets. And one of them will always find a way through.
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#2033 Google has demonstrated a successful practical attack against SHA1
#2032 State of cyber security 2017 (PDF)
#2031 UK police arrest suspect behind Mirai malware attacks on Deutsche Telekom
#2030 Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
#2029 Eleven-year-old root flaw found and patched in the Linux kernel
#2028 Serious Cloudflare bug exposed a potpourri of secret customer data
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