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Priorities clash over the call to encrypt the whole internet

Apr 13 2017 - [Sophos.com]
What does 'encrypting the whole internet mean': can it be done and is it a good idea?

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Smartphone sensors offer hackers a way past security PINs

Apr 13 2017 - [Sophos.com]
But how likely are you to fall victim to this kind of attack?

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Android malware creators throw up a roadblock to thwart the good guys

Apr 13 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Security practitioners often use emulators to dig into Android malware. So what happens when the bad guys work out how to spot that?

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Google joins the efforts to halt the spread of fake news

Apr 13 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Tech giants' efforts to identify dubious stories are helpful, but the onus still lies with users

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Google boosts verification after wave of Maps fake listings fraud

Apr 12 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Just as platforms are turning to humans to verify news stories, verification procedures for business listings now seem to be heading in the same direction

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News in brief: NATO cyberthreat centre launches; Yahoo ‘hacker’ denied bail; Samsung delays AI assistant

Apr 12 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

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Court to force adult site to expose ‘pirating’ users

Apr 12 2017 - [Sophos.com]
A porn company has found more than 1,000 copyright-infringing videos on Pornhub. Fair. But why isn't Pornhub itself being held accountable?

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Low fines for charities misusing donors’ data was ‘a masterstroke’

Apr 12 2017 - [Sophos.com]
When 13 charities including two leading animal welfare organisations were given what looked like very low fines for serious data breaches, many were outraged - but it increasingly looks like a very sm

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Malware, Sir? Jenkins ‘software butler’ tool gets many security fixes

Apr 12 2017 - [Sophos.com]
You patched the operarting system, you patched your apps, but did you patch your plugins?

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Unsecured database exposed diabetics’ sensitive data

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Close to a million records belonging to senior citizens in the US were exposed - and since deleted - but included details such as health insurance providers and medical issues

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Microsoft patches Word zero-day booby-trap exploit

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
All versions of Office on all versions of Windows are vulnerable to this zero-day that spreads malware, so make sure you patch quickly

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News in brief: Macron vows encryption crackdown; mobile calls on planes ruled out; AI wins at poker

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

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Attackers using a Word zero-day to spread malware

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Microsoft expected to patch the vulnerability later today, but meanwhile, here's what we know and what you can do to protect yourself

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Nothing is certain except death, taxes – and tax scams, phishing and ransomware

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
It's the time of year when criminals turn their attention to honest taxpayers - here's our advice on what to look out for to avoid falling victim to their scams

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Pwned at the factory: attackers think outside the box

Apr 11 2017 - [Sophos.com]
There are steps you can take to avoid ending up with a device that's been compromised even before you've started up your new phone, but nothing can guarantee you'll get a clean device

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Hard-coded passwords put industrial systems at risk

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Schneider Electric held up its hands to the revelation that it was hardcoding passwords into its equipment, but the problem goes beyond one vendor

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Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
From how to stop your iPhone being hacked via Wi-Fi and how it's not just for Apple users to the most 'damaging' Wikileaks dump yet, and more!

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Uber ‘showing drivers and riders different fare estimates’, says lawsuit

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Lawsuit that aims to recover back pay alleges that Uber shows riders a longer, slower and more expensive route than the drivers are shown

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News in brief: Dallas sirens ‘hacked’; Livejournal cracks down; Russian man arrested in Spain

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

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Shadow Brokers return with a password and message for Trump

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Tools offered by the group 'apparently date back to the 1990s'

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Mounties admit to using cellphone-snooping ‘stingrays’

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
But other spying devices placed at Montreal's Trudeau airport and near Parliament in Ottawa nothing to do with government, says minister

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BrickerBot malware zeroes in on Linux-based IoT devices

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
BrickerBot is a reminder that the frequency and complexity of Linux malware is on the rise

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Payday loan company Wonga breached – what you need to know

Apr 10 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Nothing was stolen that was deeply secret on its own, but collected together, the data points could be gold dust for scammers.

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WiFi-enabled adult toy comes up short on security

Apr 07 2017 - [Sophos.com]
You'd hope that the makers of connected adult devices might have learned something from the WeVibe debacle. Apparently not, if this latest example is anything to go by

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That ‘iPhone Wi-Fi bug’ isn’t just for Apple users – here’s a rundown

Apr 07 2017 - [Sophos.com]
A bug in Broadcom Wi-Fi firmware that has been patched on recent iPhones and some Google devices could affect many other devices too.

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News in brief: Twitter sues US government; Google launches Fact Check; cybersecurity apprenticeship launched

Apr 07 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

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Mastodon: new beast to challenge Big Social, or another white elephant?

Apr 07 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Another big social network - this time, Twitter - has another new challenger, with some interesting features. But the history of the web is littered with the corpses of failed social media challengers

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Why isn’t US military email protected by standard encryption tech?

Apr 07 2017 - [Sophos.com]
STARTTLS, which is used to secure the email handled by many organizations, isn't perfect, but it can be useful

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What 75 Years Of Harvard Research (Unexpectedly) Teaches Us About Our Coworkers

Apr 06 2017 - [Inc.com]
GrowWe spend as much as one-third of our lives at work. Heres how to leverage it to live longer...

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Inc.com

Apr 06 2017 - [Inc.com]
Inc.com, the daily resource for entrepreneurs.

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Open sesame – unless you complain about your ‘smart’ door opener

Apr 06 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Developer bricked a customer's device after he complained, raising questions about the reliability of all our IoT devices and their makers

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News in brief: NASA to crash probe into Saturn; laptop ban might widen; Facebook tool to spot fake news

Apr 06 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

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Bill would block warrantless searches of Americans’ phones at borders

Apr 06 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Lawmakers from both sides of both houses propose bill to require warrants before Americans' devices are searched at border crossings - although foreigners' phones would remain liable to search

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Bad News? Here Are 4 Ways to Help You Get Through the Day

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
LeadAcknowledging your feelings, instead of masking them, is the first step in releasing stress.

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The Simple 7-Step Path to Problem Solving

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
HR/BenefitsEach one of these steps are simple. You can do it.

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The 25 Top-Paying Jobs in America

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
The Inc. LifeSome careers pay more than others. Here are the ones that pay the most.

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Visitors could be forced to hand over phones when entering the US

Apr 05 2017 - [Sophos.com]
Latest proposal on 'extreme vetting' extends scope beyond the majority-Muslim countries already under Trump's spotlight and could require visitors to provide social media passwords

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This1 Thing Motivates Better than Carrots and Sticks

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
LeadHuman beings are social animals not simplistic automata who avoid pain and seek pleasure.

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As Graduation Approaches: How to Hire Future Leaders

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
How to Hire the BestAs Graduation Approaches: How to Hire Future Leaders Hiring Criteria: Tenacity, Spark, Trust, Leadership, and Humility

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Small Businesses Are Hiring More Than Ever

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
EconomySmall business owners have become more optimistic about their business and the economy in general.

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How the 'Airport Test' Can Ruin a Good Job Interview

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
How to Hire the BestDon get trapped with someone you secretly want to pull the plug on.

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America's Student-Loan Debt Reaches $1.3 Trillion (and It's Still Climbing)

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
MoneyStudents today leave school owing on average about $34,000; up 70 percent from 10 years ago.

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10 Weird Ways to Grow Your Business that Only Millionaires Know

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
GrowThese 10 weird tactics can help grow any kind of business.

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The Surprising Link Between Airlines and Fitness

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
GrowHow Zenrez is taking the technology behind airline pricing and applied it to fitness classes.

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Pepsi Pulled Its No-Good, Very Bad Kendall Jenner Ad (and Managed to Make Things Worse)

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
MarketingIt takes some talent to compound the agony.

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Panera's Founder: 'They'll Need to Carry Me Out With My Boots On'

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
WireRon Shaich, Paneras founder and CEO, talks acquisition and says it offers a competitive advantage.

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Poll Reveals Young Americans Think the Government Should Be Responsible for Health Care

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
Politics63 percent want the government to increase spending to help people afford insurance.

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To Lead, You Need Political Competence

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
LeadTo Lead, You Need Political Competence

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Trump Administration Adds Teeth to H-1B Visa Rules

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
Immigration ReformThe Department of Labor has outlined new methods for weeding out fraudulent applications.

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Martha Stewart Hops on the Celebrity Booze Wagon With New Wine-Delivery Service

Apr 05 2017 - [Inc.com]
StartupThe queen of cooking, decor, and crafts just added another feather to her cap.

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