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State officials warn Congress: don't damage public confidence in election systems

State officials warn Congress: don't damage public confidence in election systems

An association of state officials has published an open letter that seeks to strengthen public confidence in the electoral process, in light of research that has raised questions about the security of voting machines.

'Lock Down Your Login' campaign urges authentication, furthers CNAP

'Lock Down Your Login' campaign urges authentication, furthers CNAP

The campaign fulfills a CNAP mandate to promote internet safety and security.

RIG EK rigged to steal tricks from Neutrino in fight to fill Angler's void

RIG EK rigged to steal tricks from Neutrino in fight to fill Angler's void

Malwarebytes researchers spotted a large malvertising campaign delivering the RIG exploit kit on popular sites including answers(dot)com.

SWIFT adds additional protective measures for members to ensure cybersecurity compliance

SWIFT adds additional protective measures for members to ensure cybersecurity compliance

For the second time this month The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) has introduced new standards including mandatory security requirements for its customers.

NEWS BRIEFS

How to sell RaaS: Petya and Mischa marketing tactics

How to sell RaaS: Petya and Mischa marketing tactics

Avast researchers examined some of the marketing tactics used by Janus Cybercrime Solution, the cybergang behind the Petya and Mischa

OpenSSL update creates new critical flaw

OpenSSL update creates new critical flaw

OpenSSL Project released a critical patch for a new flaw created as a result of a recent update to the cryptography library.

Android.Xiny trojan receives upgrade

Android.Xiny trojan receives upgrade

A new version of the Andoid.Xiny trojan that can now root a device to gain admin privileges and that is harder to uninstall has been spotted by security researchers.

Voldemort ransomware rears its ugly head

Voldemort ransomware rears its ugly head

Death Eaters, or perhaps just bad guys, with a taste for the Harry Potters franchise have unleashed a new strain of ransomware they've dubbed Voldemort, named for the villain of the book and movie series.

DATA BREACH BLOG

324K Regpack users' info compromised when decrypted files placed on public-facing server

Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.

University of Alaska breach may have exposed student info

On Tuesday, officials announced an attacker using employee credentials may have accessed University of Alaska student information.

87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

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