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Huawei fixes MateBook software following backdoor threat

Huawei has revealed that it patched a flaw in its MateBook laptops that could have been used by hackers or other third-parties to take control of a user's system. The software bug was first discovered by Microsoft while investigating an alert raised by Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's kernel sensors. Microsoft notified Huawei of the  Full Article…

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Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao. … Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Why rapid recovery is key to minimising the ransomware threat

There are a huge number of different cyber-security threats that companies today have to worry about, ranging from phishing and denial-of-service attacks to zero-day exploits and even simple human error – just to name a few. But, of all the threats plaguing today’s digital world, ransomware in particular has become big business. Over the last  Full Article…

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Will technological developments pose a threat to compliance?

Technological advancements are accelerating the collective progress of businesses and have paved the way for increased efficiencies and cost savings which were not previously possible. As with any major technological disruption, opportunities come hand-in-hand with challenges and potential pitfalls that can have widespread implications. Such negative ripple effects can appear in any shape of form,  Full Article…

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Email security is greater threat than ever

Emails containing malicious URLs are up by 125 percent when compared to last quarter according to new research from Mimecast. The email and data security company's latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) report has revealed that the delivery of emails containing malicious URLs is on the rise as the lines between email and web security  Full Article…

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Kaspersky launches free CyberTrace threat intelligence tool

As the number of threat intelligence sources continues to grow, a third of CISOs feel they can not consume cybercrime intelligence easily or effectively which is why Kaspersky Lab has launched a new free threat intelligence and fusion analysis tool. Kaspersky CyberTrace aggregates and evaluates disconnected data feeds to help identify what threats pose a  Full Article…

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