Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today

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Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today
A new reminder for those who are still holding on to the Windows 7 operating system—you have one year left until Microsoft ends support for its 9-year-old operating system.

So it’s time for you to upgrade your OS and say goodbye to Windows 7, as its five years of extended support will end on January 14, 2020—that’s precisely one year from today.

After that date, the tech giant will no longer

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Former IBM Security Execs Launch Cloud Data Security Startup

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36-Year-Old SCP Clients' Implementation Flaws Discovered

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36-Year-Old SCP Clients' Implementation Flaws Discovered
A set of 36-year-old vulnerabilities has been uncovered in the Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) implementation of many client applications that can be exploited by malicious servers to overwrite arbitrary files in the SCP client target directory unauthorizedly.

Session Control Protocol (SCP), also known as secure copy, is a network protocol that allows users to securely transfer files between a

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How to Secure Your Mid-Size Organization From the Next Cyber Attack

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How to Secure Your Mid-Size Organization From the Next Cyber Attack
If you are responsible for the cybersecurity of a medium-sized company, you may assume your organization is too small to be targeted. Well, think again.

While the major headlines tend to focus on large enterprises getting breached – such as Sony, Equifax, or Target the actual reality is that small and mid-sized companies are experiencing similar threats.

According to Verizon’s 2018 Data

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Mozilla Firefox 69 Will Have Flash Plugin Disabled By Default

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Average Cost of Cyberattack Now Exceeds $1 Million

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Unpatched vCard Flaw Could Let Attackers Hack Your Windows PCs

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Unpatched vCard Flaw Could Let Attackers Hack Your Windows PCs
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered and reported in the Microsoft’s Windows operating system that, under a certain scenario, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on Windows machine.

Discovered by security researcher John Page (@hyp3rlinx), the vulnerability was reported to the Microsoft security team through Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) Program over 6

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Police Can't Force You To Unlock Your Phone Using Face or Fingerprint Scan

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Police Can't Force You To Unlock Your Phone Using Face or Fingerprint Scan
Can feds force you to unlock your iPhone or Android phone?

…”NO”

A Northern California judge has ruled that federal authorities can’t force you to unlock your smartphone using your fingerprints or other biometric features such as facial recognition—even with a warrant.

The ruling came in the case of two unspecified suspects allegedly using Facebook Messenger to threaten a man with the

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #201

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #201

Love Letter malspam campaign, US Judge rules against compelled use of biometrics in search warrant, and Massachusetts passes new data breach law on episode 201 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

Latest Hacking News Podcast #201 on Latest Hacking News.

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Odds of Dying from Opioid Overdose are Greater Than an Auto Crash

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Odds of Dying from Opioid Overdose are Greater Than an Auto Crash

For the first time in U.S. history, a person is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle crash, according to National Safety Council analysis.

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