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Taking Down an Insider Threat: story of a failed pentest

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Story of a failed pentest

submitted by /u/yesnoornext

SMS 2FA service leaked. 26 million texts and metadata.

submitted by /u/rcmaehl


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Tracking and snooping on a million kids – Pen Test Partners

submitted by /u/HeyRatFans

Microsoft Violates GDPR by Covertly Collecting MS Office Data

submitted by /u/consistentt

Breaking down 26 hacking scenes from films & TV

submitted by /u/supernautinist

Chip Cards Fail to Reduce Credit Card Fraud in the US

submitted by /u/filthyheathenmonkey

Using Google Bots as an Attack Vector

submitted by /u/ziyahanalbeniz

The CEO when the vendor starts simulating phishing attacks

submitted by /u/livinlrginchitwn
SC Magazine

Instagram flaw exposes user passwords

A security flaw in Instagram’s recently released “Download Your Data” tool could have exposed some user passwords, the company reportedly told users. The tool, revealed by Instagram right before the GDPR regulation went into effect, is designed to let users...

Julian Assange Charges, Japan’s Top Cybersecurity Official, and More Security News This Week

Safer browsing, more bitcoin scams, and the rest of the week's top security news.
The Register

SMS 2FA database leak drama, MageCart mishaps, Black Friday badware, and more

Plus, why is Kaspersky Lab getting into chess? Roundup  What a week it has been: we had the creation of a new government agency, a meltdown flashback, and of course, Patch Tuesday.…

Is retaining a cybersecurity attorney a good idea for your business?

Cybersecurity is so complicated that businesses, large and small, are retaining legal counsel specializing in security. Learn two more steps businesses should take before a cyberattack hits.

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints

Researchers have refined a technique to create so-called DeepMasterPrints, fake fingerprints designed to get past security.