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Think Again: Protect your toaster from cyber-attack - BBC News

Think Again: Protect your toaster from cyber-attack - BBC News | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
How do you make home appliances safe from hackers? Computer security expert Mikko Hypponen has a plan.
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F-Secure grows consultancy clout with Inverse Path buyout

F-Secure grows consultancy clout with Inverse Path buyout | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
Cybersecurity vendor buys Italian services player
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Data Privacy Day 2017: over 420 billion records stolen in 2016, time for a change?

Data Privacy Day 2017 is here, and we're reminded once again of the need to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices.
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Hacker Issues Twitter Security Fail Warning to Trump

Hacker Issues Twitter Security Fail Warning to Trump | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
An overlooked security setting on Twitter may have allowed a hacker to guess the password-reset email addresses tied to accounts used by President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence plus a top adviser. What's the risk?
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The Investigatory Powers that be

The Investigatory Powers that be | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
F-Secure security advisor Sean Sullivan talks to Jonathan Easton about the law and our relationship with the internet
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5 Must-Read Online Privacy Articles from 2016

5 Must-Read Online Privacy Articles from 2016 | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
A great deal has happened within the online privacy sphere in the last 12 months. The subject has become a genuinely hot topic, and we have done our best to dissect relevant industry issues into an easily readable form while reporting directly from the eye of the storm, so to speak.
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Unencrypted requests for updates by NAS exposes users to malicious updates

F-Secure researchers find multiple vulnerabilities in a NAS device that attackers can use to steal data and passwords, or even remotely execute commands.
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F-Secure AdBlocker 1.0.6 - Internet Tools - Downloads

F-Secure AdBlocker 1.0.6 - Internet Tools - Downloads | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
A super-simple iOS ad blocker. Effectiveness is hard to judge and the app store reviews are mixed, but the app is 4-star rated so it must be doing something right.
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4 ways man and machine are teaming up to fight cyberthreats

4 ways man and machine are teaming up to fight cyberthreats | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
With the use of data-centric business models and big data services on the rise, it is becoming increasingly harder to detect threats and data breaches. Cybersecurity experts are finding themselves hard pressed to keep tabs on the reams of data that are being generated by their companies and organizations. Attackers on the other hand are …
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Italian Siblings Arrested Over Long-running Cyber Espionage Campaign | SecurityWeek.Com

Italian Siblings Arrested Over Long-running Cyber Espionage Campaign | SecurityWeek.Com | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
Italian siblings Giulio Occhionero and Francesca Maria Occhionero have been charged with conducting a long-running cyber espionage campaign against Italian politicians, businessmen and Masons using EyePyramid malware.
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The 'internet of things' is going to invade your home, whether you want it to or not

The 'internet of things' is going to invade your home, whether you want it to or not | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
It poses a huge risk to your privacy, a threat to the entire internet's security — and could even undermine the very concept of ownership.
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The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says

A new report appears to confirm that the hackers behind the July attack on the Democratic National Committee servers are deeply embedded within the Russian government and work closely with the Russian military. The report from U.S. security company CrowdStrike details how the group — known as Fancy Bear —…
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New Year. New Team. New Possibilities.

New Year. New Team. New Possibilities. | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
This is how we like to start a new year. We're launching a new development team at F-Secure. It will be in the frontline of our flagship product operating within our consumer cyber security business unit.
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Researchers Link "de-identified" Browsing History to Social Media Accounts | SecurityWeek.Com

In a new study, researchers showed that de-identified web browsing histories can be linked to social media profiles using only publicly available data.
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Ooooh, that's NASty. Security-watchers warn over man-in-the-middle risk • The Register

Ooooh, that's NASty. Security-watchers warn over man-in-the-middle risk • The Register | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
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Is there a security backdoor in WhatsApp? Researcher reveals alleged encryption bug

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption protocols called into question by crypto expert.
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Digital video recorder installers master password list 'leaked' – claims • The Register

Digital video recorder installers master password list 'leaked' – claims • The Register | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
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Hacker Grabs Data on 1.5 Million ESEA Gamers, Demands 100k Ransom | SecurityWeek.Com

Hacker Grabs Data on 1.5 Million ESEA Gamers, Demands 100k Ransom | SecurityWeek.Com | F-Secure in the News | Scoop.it
A hacker broke into systems of gaming firm E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA) and accessed sensitive user data from roughly 1.5 million users.
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Cyber-security industry 2017 predictions: reaching the tipping point

SC's Roi Perez sifts through a mountain of predictions for cyber-security in 2017 to pick out recurrent trends, specific predictions and warnings as to where we need to prioritise our defences in the year ahead.
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From Russian hacking to ransomware: What the experts say about cybersecurity in 2017

Following the whirlwind that was 2016, experts tell IBTimes UK what to expect in the year ahead.
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