Google Vows Privacy Changes in Chrome Browser After User Backlash

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Owning Security in the Industrial Internet of Things

Source: Dark Reading
Owning Security in the Industrial Internet of Things
Why IIoT leaders from both information technology and line-of-business operations need to join forces to develop robust cybersecurity techniques that go beyond reflexive patching.

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Your Privacy is at Risk From Using a VPN: An Interview With Scott Arciszewski

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Mirai Authors Escape Jail Time – But Here Are 7 Other Criminal Hackers Who Didn't

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USB Drives Remain Critical Cyberthreat

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New Linux Kernel Bug Affects Red Hat, CentOS, and Debian Distributions

Source: The Hacking News
New Linux Kernel Bug Affects Red Hat, CentOS, and Debian Distributions
Security researchers have published the details and proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits of an integer overflow vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could allow an unprivileged user to gain superuser access to the targeted system.

The vulnerability, discovered by cloud-based security and compliance solutions provider Qualys, which has been dubbed “Mutagen Astronomy,” affects the kernel versions

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Google Chrome Secretly Logs Users Activity On Google Sites

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Ex-NSA Developer Gets 5.5 Years in Prison for Taking Top Secret Documents Home

Source: The Hacking News
Ex-NSA Developer Gets 5.5 Years in Prison for Taking Top Secret Documents Home
A former NSA employee has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for illegally taking a copy of highly classified documents and hacking tools to his home computer between 2010 and 2015, which were later stolen by Russian hackers.

Nghia Hoang Pho, 68, of Ellicott City, Maryland—who worked as a developer with Tailored Access Operations (TAO) hacking group at the NSA since April 2006—

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United Nations Mistakenly Exposed Sensitive Data to The Public

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #129

Source: Hacking News
Latest Hacking News Podcast #129

The US Dept. of Commerce issues request for comments on new online privacy rules, two United Nations data leaks reported and Mozilla launches a free data breach notification service.

Latest Hacking News Podcast #129 on Latest Hacking News.

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