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Opportunistic Experian Wants To Protect You from the Dark Web' - ESToday - 26/09 7:11 am

Consumers' and lawmakers' attention is rightly focused at the moment on the security breach involving Equifax. But a new ad from rival Experian highlights a more troublesome aspect of credit agencies.

Homeland Security Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking - ESToday - 26/09 7:11 am

The federal government told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The states targeted included key political battlegrounds.

Cyberattack at Deloitte Reveals Clients' Secret Emails - ESToday - 26/09 7:11 am

One of the world's "big four" accountancy firms has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients.

IT Managers Need To Lock Down Workplace Equipment - ESToday - 25/09 5:55 pm

While cybersecurity solutions cannot stop devices with confidential data from being stolen, proper physical security solutions can. Implementing a first line of defense with physical solutions is a key step.

Lifelock Offers Equifax Breach Protection -- from Equifax - ESToday - 24/09 7:28 am

ID theft protection firm Lifelock is one of the big winners from the Equifax data breach. But when you buy its protection, you're signing up for credit reporting and monitoring from, yes, Equifax.

Facebook Under More Scrutiny for Russia-Linked Election Interference - ESToday - 23/09 7:09 am

Ten months ago, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as "crazy" the suggestion that his platform had any influence on the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States.

Iranian Hackers Tied to Malware Attacks on Aviation, Energy Firms - ESToday - 23/09 7:09 am

A report says hackers likely working on behalf of the Iranian government have targeted the aviation and petrochemical industries in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea since 2013.

After Equifax, Public Shaming But GOP Wary of New Rules - ESToday - 23/09 7:09 am

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed Americans' personal data.

Hacker in Spanish Custody Sought by U.S., Russia - ESToday - 23/09 7:09 am

In the latest move by Moscow to block U.S. prosecution of Russian cybercriminals, Russian authorities are fighting the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker from Spain to the United States.

Report: Hackers Were Snooping Inside Equifax for Months - ESToday - 22/09 8:12 am

Hackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had disclosed, a report says. That gave the intruders months to probe system vulnerabilities.

SEC Reveals 2016 Hack that Breached Its Filing System - ESToday - 22/09 8:12 am

The Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses, caused by "a software vulnerability," may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

Under Siege, Facebook May Now Face an 'Era of Accountability' - ESToday - 21/09 7:09 am

The problems keep piling up for the world's biggest social network, Facebook, and it's unclear how long the Internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward its next billion users.

Avril Lavigne Is the Most Dangerous Celebrity Online - ESToday - 20/09 7:30 am

Pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory: She's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet.

Equifax Suffered Breach Before Massive May Hack - ESToday - 20/09 7:30 am

Credit monitoring agency Equifax, which lost personal data of 143 million U.S. customers in a massive hack in May, has revealed that it was also the victim of an earlier breach in March.

Huge Security Alert: Malware Slipped into CCleaner Could Steal PC User Data - ESToday - 19/09 8:28 am

Anyone who's recently downloaded CCleaner, a PC optimization tool, should immediately update the software to avoid malware that was inserted into one version of the program.

Key Equifax Executives Depart After Data Breach Debacle - ESToday - 19/09 8:28 am

Equifax has announced that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans' personal information.

Businesses Far from Florida and Texas Feel Hurricane's Impact - ESToday - 19/09 8:28 am

Businesses with customers or suppliers in disaster areas saw sales drop off as people and businesses prepared for the hurricanes, and sales are likely to stay down as everyone deals with the damage.

Equifax Debacle May Hurt High-End iPhone Buyers - ESToday - 16/09 9:58 am

Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more than $1,000.

There's No Single Formula for Hurricane Recovery - ESToday - 16/09 9:58 am

There's no single formula for a small business to recover from a hurricane or other disaster. Many variables can determine how well a company can rebound, including how well-prepared it was.

Equifax's Troubles Worsen Amid New Disclosure About Breach - ESToday - 16/09 9:58 am

Credit agency Equifax traced the theft of sensitive information about 143 million Americans to a software flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred, the company said.

Security Risks That Underscore the Equifax Debacle - ESToday - 15/09 7:51 am

The Equifax breach didn't just expose the sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans -- it underscored the huge vulnerabilities that make widespread identity theft possible today.

Equifax Fallout: Lawsuits and Gestures to Customers - ESToday - 15/09 7:51 am

In the wake of its disclosure that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans, Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers.

All About FaceID: Security Breakthrough or Just Creepy? - ESToday - 15/09 7:51 am

Your passcode can be hacked, but your face is yours and yours alone. That's the thinking behind Apple's latest security measure, which is more high-tech and a bit more intimate than anything else.

Kaspersky Ban Stirs Confusion, Fear in U.S. - ESToday - 15/09 7:51 am

Worries rippled through the antivirus software market after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software and Best Buy said it will no longer sell the company's products.

Reports: China Orders Bitcoin Exchanges To Shut Down - ESToday - 15/09 7:51 am

Regulators have ordered Chinese bitcoin exchanges to close, two business newspapers reported, after uncertainty about the digital currency's future in China caused its price to plunge.

In Persian Gulf, Computer Hacking Now a Cross-Border Fear - ESToday - 14/09 7:03 am

From suspected Iranian cyberattacks to leaked emails causing consternation among allied Arab nations, state-sponsored hacks have become a big worry among countries across the Persian Gulf.

Equifax Breach: Here's What You Need To Do - ESToday - 13/09 8:24 am

If you were one of the estimated 143 million Americans whose sensitive information was exposed in the recently revealed hack of Equifax, you should put a freeze on your credit files ASAP.

Hacker's Delight? Cybersecurity Tips for Small Business - ESToday - 13/09 8:24 am

Gone are the days of thinking "It'll never happen to us." Small businesses and self-employed people are now big targets for hackers, and the financial implications can be crippling.

North Korean Hackers Chase Bitcoin To Bust Sanctions - ESToday - 13/09 8:24 am

As sanctions on North Korea start to bite, Pyonyang's premiere hacking group has started stealing Bitcoin, too. The cryptocurrency is perfectly suited for dodging sanctions, despite its volatility.

Disaster Recovery Can Be Arduous for Small Businesses - ESToday - 12/09 9:36 am

For small businesses, the recovery from hurricanes and other natural disasters can take years -- if they can recover at all. Houston businesses have only just started assessing damages.

Russia Hack Inquiry Hindered by Security Clearance Issues - ESToday - 12/09 9:36 am

Top election officials still can't determine the level of Russian hacking in their electoral systems because they lack the security clearances to discuss the issue with the Department of Homeland Security.

Lenovo Settles Charges It Sold Laptops that Compromised Security - ESToday - 9/09 7:52 pm

Tech firm Lenovo has settled FTC allegations that it sold devices with preloaded software that made users' sensitive personal information vulnerable to hackers. The company will pay $3.5 million.

Equifax Breach Leaves 143 Million People at Risk - ESToday - 9/09 7:52 pm

Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans.

Hackers Attacking Power Grids in U.S. and Europe - ESToday - 9/09 7:52 pm

A hacking group dubbed "Dragonfly" is targeting the energy sector in Europe and the U.S. with the potential of sabotaging national power grids, cybersecurity firm Symantec has warned.

Houston's Businesses Inching Back To Work - ESToday - 9/09 7:52 pm

More than a week after Harvey poured over 4 feet of rain on Houston, killing at least 65 people and causing untold damage, America's fourth-biggest city is striving to reopen for business.

Phone Industry Turns to James Bond To Fight Robocalls - ESToday - 6/09 7:33 am

It's hard to say what's cooler here -- that the phone industry thinks it finally has a partial solution to robocalls or that some inspired techie gave the system a winking James Bond reference.

Elon Musk Fears AI Could Lead to Third World War - ESToday - 6/09 7:33 am

SpaceX, Tesla and Boring Company chief Elon Musk has said again that artificial intelligence could be humanity's greatest existential threat, this time through the starting of the third world war.

Business Owners Worry About Harvey Damage - ESToday - 3/09 8:40 am

Harvey's winds and rains damaged or destroyed many small businesses in the storm's path along the Gulf Coast. But for many companies, damage to their premises was just the start.

711 Million Email Addresses Exposed: How To Defend Your Info - ESToday - 1/09 7:18 am

A spambot called Onliner has apparently assembled a massive amount of data that includes 711 million email addresses and some related passwords, many from data dumps linked to past breaches.

Cellphone Networks Have Weathered Harvey -- So Far - ESToday - 1/09 7:18 am

Roads, refineries and other infrastructure took beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional, thanks in part to foresight.

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Pakatan to review Malaysia Agreement if it wins GE14 - .. - M-Ins
The Malaysian Insight Pakatan to review Malaysia Agreement if it wins GE14 The Malaysian Insight Pakatan to review Malaysia Agreement if it wins GE14 The crowd cheers during Pakatan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad's speech at a ceramah in Sarawak tonight. Dr Mahathir says the opposition will ..
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Malaysia's dissent on Myanmar statement reveals cracks .. - Bdnews24
Bangladesh News 24 hours Malaysia's dissent on Myanmar statement reveals cracks in ASEAN facade Bangladesh News 24 hours Dissent surfaced again in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN after Malaysia disavowed a statement issued by the bloc's chairman, the Philippines, as ..

Latest travel ban will probably affect tens of .. - Washingtonpost
Washington Post Latest travel ban will probably affect tens of thousands, and it could short-circuit the court battle Washington Post President Trump's latest travel ban could block the issuance of tens of thousands of visas each year to people who want to immigrate to the United States or come on ..

Singapore, Malaysia rail operators ink MOU on .. - Straitstimes
The Straits Times Singapore, Malaysia rail operators ink MOU on JB-Woodlands link The Straits Times At the ceremony were (from left) Prasarana chairman Khalid Abu Bakar, Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission chief development officer Prodyut Dutt, Prasarana president and group CEO Azmi Abdul ..

'Always-on' malware protection - The Straits Times - Straitstimes
The Straits Times 'Always-on' malware protection The Straits Times From today, a new service by M1, a first by a local telco, promises to alert customers within 30 seconds of malware infecting their phones. For $2 a month, the service, called Mobile Guard, aims to give the telco's 1.2 million ..
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Wisconsin election officials await details on hack .. - Sfgate
SFGate Wisconsin election officials await details on hack attempt SFGate Homeland Security told the Elections Commission that the Russians scanned the state's internet -connected election infrastructure, likely seeking specific vulnerabilities such as access to voter registration databases. A ..
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Face ID vs Touch ID: What iPhone X's new tech needs to .. - Cnet
The Australian Face ID vs Touch ID: What iPhone X's new tech needs to win us over CNET I haven't yet had a chance to try Face ID, so I don't know every nuance of Apple's creation, and even at the iPhone X launch event, the closest we ever came was Apple staff demonstrating the feature. ..
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7 things to know before upgrading to MacOS High Sierra .. - Cnet
CNET 7 things to know before upgrading to MacOS High Sierra 10.13 CNET Photos in High Sierra now has all the adjustment tools easily accessible on the side panel. Lori Grunin/CNET. Update 4 p.m. Sept. 25: A previous version of this story advised readers not to update due to a Keychain ..
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Hyundai unveils next-generation engine at Frankfurt .. - Muscatdaily
Muscat Daily Hyundai unveils next-generation engine at Frankfurt Motor Show Muscat Daily Hyundai has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology , and announced bold plans for it first electric car-sharing programme, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. ..