Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We’re here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you’re […]

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Every day seems to bring new evidence that cybersecurity is a problem for everyone, including the wealthiest, most technologically sophisticated and politically powerful among us. To wit: In the last several several days, security vulnerabilities have been identified at Facebook; Spotify; within Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s smartphone apps; and within Swift, the network used to […]

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Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 9 Open the Internet Browser Click Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand corner) Internet Options Privacy Advanced Check Override automatic cookie handling For First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click Accept Click OK and OK Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 10, 11 Open the Internet Browser Click the Tools […]

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Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has opened a new facility aimed at training enterprises to address cybersecurity threats and testing their networks. Launched Tuesday, the Singtel Cyber Security Institute spans more than 10,000 square feet and provides skills development and education programmes customised to fit the needs of its enterprise clients, according to the Singapore telco. These […]

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Crime Netherlands Technology Dutch servers used more in cyber attacks against foreign governments An increasing number of hacker groups and cyber spies make use of Dutch computer servers to attack foreign governments, according to a study done by internet security firm Trend Micro, BNR reports.  The Netherlands is an ideal place for cyber criminals due […]

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Cybercriminals are way ahead of the game against defenders without having to try anything new, according to the latest edition of Verizon’s benchmark survey of security breaches. The study shows that miscreants have no need to switch up, because the same old tactics are still working fine. Security defenders are still performing poorly in their […]

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The Pentagon is taking the fight on ISIS to the ground, from the air and, now, in cyberspace as well. Until recently, cyber warfare was the ultimate state secret. U.S. officials were hesitant even to admit that the military was thinking about developing offensive weapons. Now, we are learning that the Pentagon has not only […]

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An addition to the House Defense Authorization Act would create a dedicated, mandatory training program for cybersecurity troops that play the “red team” – generally Iran, China, North Korea and Russia – in cyber war games, NextGov reported Monday. The new “cyber opposition forces” would be deployed by the end of 2017, concurrent on combatant […]

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