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March 28, 2017 Tech Briefing

Cyber-Thieves Using Persistent Bot to Steal Gift Card Balances VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Cyber-thieves using GiftGhostBot to steal gift card balances; Google threatens to distrust Symantec SSL/TLS certificates; Google warns users it plans to remove SMS texting from Hangouts; and there's more.

Apple Patches Large Number of Flaws in iOS, macOS Updates

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With its iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 security updates, Apple patches a number of interesting flaws, but none that were apparently related to the recent WikiLeaks Vault 7 Central Intelligence Agency disclosure.
March 27 2017 Tech Briefing Video

Hacker Charged With Business $100 Million Business Email Fraud Scheme VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Hacker accused of carrying out business email scam netting $100M; Google's web ad misplacement troubles spread to U.S.; Konica Minolta developing office automation Hub for SMBs; and there's more.
Phishing attacks

IBM Applies Cognitive Insights to Reduce Phishing Risks

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IBM Trusteer Rapport adds news cognitive capabilities to help rapidly detect and protect against phishing attacks.
SSL/TLS certificates

Google Threatens to Distrust Symantec SSL/TLS Certificates

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Google is warning that it intends to deprecate and remove trust in Symantec-issued SSL/TLS certificates, as Symantec shoots back that the move is unwarranted.
Gift Card Theft Bot

Cyber-thieves Using GiftGhostBot to Steal Gift Card Balances

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Distil Networks discovers a new advanced persistent bot that is stealing money from gift cards at retailers around the world.
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RSA's Innovation Sandbox Reveals Next Set of Hot Security Startups

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Innovation Sandbox allows RSA conference attendees a peek at incubating technology that may impact the careers of many future security professionals.
BEC Email Scam

Hacker Accused of Carrying Out Business Email Scam Netting $100M

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The long arm of the law tracks down a lone hacker who allegedly used a business email compromise attack to steal $100 million from two U.S. companies.
Password security

HashiCorp Vault Enterprise Update Manages Distributed Secrets

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Managing security information including passwords, gets a boost in new enterprise release of open-source based secrets management platform.
android security

Google Continues to Make Strides in Improving Android Security

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Google made significant strides in 2016 to get more Android devices updated and reduce the number of harmful applications, but more work remains.

Google Reports a Jump in Hacked Websites in 2016

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With the number of hacked and compromised websites on the rise, Google releases new documentation to help the site owners mitigate hacking risks.
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Hackers Escape VMware Virtual Machine Isolation at Pwn2Own 2017

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Hackers find 51 vulnerabilities, including a series of virtualization hypervisor exploits, earning themselves $823,000 in prizes at Pwn2Own 2017.
1088_TaxPayersStaySafe

11 Ways Taxpayers Can Keep Themselves Safe From Scams, Identity Theft SLIDESHOW

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Tax season is the time of year when taxpayers are especially vulnerable to scams and identity theft. Here are 11 tips to keep yourself safe this tax season.

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