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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Research: CIA, NSA, DOD among federal agencies that have yet to implement DMARC email security on all their domains, despite a DHS directive to do so by Tuesday   —  Some of the most sensitive U.S. government departments and agencies still aren't using a basic email security feature …
Oct 16, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
A flood of fake Adobe Flash installers are reportedly installing XMRig, an open source crypto mining malware that siphons generated funds to a Monero wallet   —  If you think that Flash, the once-popular web plugin, couldn't die fast enough, even those annoying fake Flash installers riddled …
Oct 12, 2018, 4:25 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
US GAO releases report highlighting Pentagon failures around cybersecurity, including security of weapons, like using weak passwords   —  A government watchdog has said the Department of Defense has not done enough to protect critical weapons systems from cyberattacks.
Oct 9, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Questions arise about Bloomberg's story on China spying via tiny chips after companies' strong denials, showing the difficulties of national security reporting   —  Today's bombshell Bloomberg story has the internet split: either the story is right, and reporters have uncovered one of the largest …
Oct 5, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Senate passes FAA Reauthorization Act, designed to modernize US aviation rules, which lets authorities shoot down drones without a warrant   —  U.S. authorities will soon have the authority to shoot down private drones if they are considered a threat — a move decried by civil liberties and rights groups.
Oct 4, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Apollo, a sales engagement startup boasting a database of more than 200M contact records, emailed customers to say it was hacked   —  Apollo, a sales engagement startup boasting a database of more than 200 million contact records, has been hacked.  —  The YC Combinator-backed company …
Oct 1, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
UK-based Darktrace, a cybersecurity startup that uses machine learning to detect and stop malicious network behavior, raises $50M Series E at a $1.65B valuation   —  U.K.-based cyber defense firm Darktrace has raised $50 million in its latest Series E round of funding, putting the company's valuation at $1.65 billion.
Sep 26, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Breakdown of the topics covered during Wednesday's US Senate hearing on privacy: big tech prefers federal legislation, Google evades questions on China, more   —  Another day, another hearing of tech giants in Congress.  —  Wednesday's hearing at the Senate Commerce Committee with Apple …
Sep 26, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Zoho says its domain registrar, TierraNet, pulled its service offline for a few hours after it received phishing complaints, is now looking for a new registrar   —  Zoho.com was pulled offline on Monday after the company's domain registrar received phishing complaints, the company's chief executive said.
Sep 24, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it fixed a bug that sent some users' direct messages from their interactions with business accounts to third-party developers, since May 2017   —  Twitter said that a “bug” sent user's private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.”
Sep 21, 2018, 3:03 PMIn context

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