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Gryphon: Smart WiFi Router to Protect the Connected Family

Gryphon Online Safety, Inc. is raising funds for Gryphon: Smart WiFi Router to Protect the Connected Family on Kickstarter!
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Mobile subscriber identity numbers can be exposed over Wi-Fi

Mobile subscriber identity numbers can be exposed over Wi-Fi | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Researchers have now found that protocols used by operators to offload data connections and voice calls to Wi-Fi can be abused to track mobile subscribers by their unique identification numbers.
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Europe expresses 'serious concerns' about WhatsApp giving Facebook your number

Europe expresses 'serious concerns' about WhatsApp giving Facebook your number | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
The European Commission has written to WhatsApp founder Jan Koum asking it to explain privacy policy changes with Facebook
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On edge after the DDoS attack? Here’s how to prevent your smart home from being hacked

On edge after the DDoS attack? Here’s how to prevent your smart home from being hacked | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
As more and more smart systems and devices come to your home, here are the basic steps to protect yourself.
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The Risk is Really High If You Don’t Protect Your Computer Against Online Threats

The Risk is Really High If You Don’t Protect Your Computer Against Online Threats | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Internet and cyber security problems and issues are growing almost on a daily basis. And while more cyber security specialists are joining the ranks, more malware is being launched each day than ever when compared to the last decade. Here are some cyber security facts on the high risks of not protecting your computer or being complacent on protection against online cyber threats.
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Homeland Security warns some Sierra Wireless devices are subject to attack

Homeland Security warns some Sierra Wireless devices are subject to attack | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned owners of Sierra Wireless devices that the hardware may be a target for the Mirai family of malware.
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Protect Yourself From These Top 5 Most Harmful Viruses for Android « SUPPORTrix Blog

Protect Yourself From These Top 5 Most Harmful Viruses for Android « SUPPORTrix Blog | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Being infected with a virus is always not a good thing. One of the more susceptible operating systems is Android, and there have been numerous exploits reported over the past few years. From adware and pop-ups to stealing information, there have been a lot of high-profile problems. Check out these five of the most notorious viruses known to exist out there, as well as additional tips and information on how you can get rid of malware.
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Do You Really Have Big Data, Or Just Too Much Data? - InformationWeek

Do You Really Have Big Data, Or Just Too Much Data? - InformationWeek | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Brian Lee, a Practice Leader in CEB's Compliance & Legal Practice, keeps a keen eye on the information overload happening at enterprises.
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Yahoo may have allowed US government to search user emails

Yahoo may have allowed US government to search user emails | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Yahoo has reportedly searched through all of its users' incoming emails with a secret software program that's designed to ferret out information for U.S. government agencies.
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Time to Kill Security Questions—or Answer Them With Lies

Time to Kill Security Questions—or Answer Them With Lies | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Security questions for password recovery are fundamentally insecure. But if we can't abolish them, we can at least make our answers tough to guess.
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SaaS Security: Gartner's 5 Tips For IT Pros - InformationWeek

SaaS Security: Gartner's 5 Tips For IT Pros - InformationWeek | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Cloud services present a major challenge to IT professionals charged with safeguarding their organizations. These 5 steps can help managers bridge the gaps in SaaS security.
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Apple Mac virus can take screenshots and see everything you type

Apple Mac virus can take screenshots and see everything you type | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
A new strain of malicious software that can be used to steal information from Mac computers has been discovered by security researchers.
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Five ways to respond to the ransomware threat - Help Net Security

Five ways to respond to the ransomware threat - Help Net Security | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
To be ready for an attack before it happens, to detect and stop it while it's happening, or to recover from it after it happens takes planning.
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The Internet of Things Is Growing Faster Than the Ability to Defend It

The Internet of Things Is Growing Faster Than the Ability to Defend It | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Last week's use of connected gadgets to attack the Web is a wake-up call for the Internet of Things, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season
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SUPPORTrix - How to Disable Windows Updates in Windows 10

[Video] Find out how you can disable the Windows updates in Windows 10

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New Windows code injection method could let malware bypass detection

New Windows code injection method could let malware bypass detection | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Security researchers have discovered a new way that allows malware to inject malicious code into other processes without being detected by antivirus programs and other endpoint security systems.
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Meet the hottest security startups making the web a safer place to be

Meet the hottest security startups making the web a safer place to be | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
CheckRecipient, an email scanning insider threat platform, won the pitching contest
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This free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks

This free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
A new open-source tool called MBRFilter can protect the master boot record of Windows computers from modification by ransomware and other malicious attacks.
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Intel CPU flaw could help attackers defeat security features

Intel CPU flaw could help attackers defeat security features | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
A feature in Intel's Haswell CPUs can be abused to reliably defeat an anti-exploitation technology that exists in all major operating systems, researchers have found.
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Akamai Finds Longtime Security Flaw in 2 Million Devices

Akamai Finds Longtime Security Flaw in 2 Million Devices | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Researchers spot hackers using Internet of Things security flaws to amass botnet armies.
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How the Chromebook quietly grew into the machine that's about to change the computer industry

How the Chromebook quietly grew into the machine that's about to change the computer industry | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Chrome OS is the future of laptops. It's no longer still just a browser.
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More than 400 malicious apps infiltrate Google Play

More than 400 malicious apps infiltrate Google Play | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
“DressCode” apps turned phones into listening posts that could bypass firewalls.
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Making Threat Intelligence Actionable across Your Cybersecurity Infrastructure

Organizations rely on multiple sources of threat intelligence to get visibility into threats and threat indicators across their network. In addition, threa
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Ransomware Getting More Targeted, Expensive — Krebs on Security

Ransomware Getting More Targeted, Expensive — Krebs on Security | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
I shared a meal not long ago with a source who works at a financial services company.
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Put Extra Layer of Protection to Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips

Put Extra Layer of Protection to Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips | Data Protection and Security | Scoop.it
Here are some suggestions that you can do to help you take set additional security to your social media accounts to easily prevent basic attacks.
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