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| |Vulnerability Found And Fixed In HP Bloatware 12th Oct 2019 [7 days ago] from ZDNet HP releases security update for HP Touchpoint Analytics app. Device owners advised to update.
| |Some Worries About Nuclear Weapons At Turkey Base Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey over its incursion in Syria raise a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it has long stored at a Turkish air base? Its a tricky matter for several...
| |Imperva Cloud Firewall Pwned, How Teamviewer Was Ransacked, D-Link Bug Uncovered, Etc Plus, Visual Studio Code debug hole found Roundup Its time for another security news catch-up.…
| |For Sen. Susan Collins, A Tough Reelection Got A Lot Tougher With Trump Impeachment Inquiry Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine faces a dilemma with the Trump impeachment question. It looms larger over her reelection campaign in 2020.
| |France Worried After Nearly 800 IS Relatives Escape Syrian Camp France said Sunday it was "worried" after Kurdish authorities reported that hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists had escaped from a displacement camp in northern Syria in an area under Turkish assault. France has been hit by a wave...
| |M6, One Of Frances Biggest TV Channels, Hit By Ransomware 14th Oct 2019 [5 days ago] from ZDNet Unlike The Weather Channel earlier this year, M6 remained on the air.
| |Cyberbit Discovers International Airport Riddled With Bitcoin-mining Malware 16th Oct 2019 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Heres how known malware exploits can be tweaked to get past current security systems but cant hide from behavior analysis
| |Australian Government Introduces New Telco Regulations To Fight Phone Scams 15th Oct 2019 [4 days ago] from ZDNet Two-factor authentication is now required when porting numbers from one provider to another.
| |Joe Biden: No One In My Family Will Have An Office In The White House Or Be A Cabinet Member If Im President Joe Bidens visit to Iowa came the same day his son, Hunter, announced he would step down from the board of a Chinese company.
| |Rudy Giuliani Refuses To Comply With House Democrats Subpoena President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani informed House Democrats on Tuesday that he will not comply with a subpoena for documents they sent him as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
| |Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Faces Runoff In Louisiana Against Republican Businessman John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in a runoff Nov. 16.
| |Canva Valuation Hits $3.2b As It Launches Canva For Enterprise 16th Oct 2019 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Its latest rounding fund achieved $85 million thanks to backers including Blackbird and Sequoia China.
| |The US Is Preparing To Pull Its Remaining 1,000 Troops Out Of Northern Syria As The Turkish Offensive Against The Kurds Moves Forward Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US plans to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria, as Turkey continues to attack Kurdish forces.
| |Linux Security Hole: Much Sudo About Nothing 15th Oct 2019 [4 days ago] from ZDNet Yes, the sudo command has a security bug. But, in the real world, its hard to see how it could be used against you.
| |Huawei Revenue Up By Almost One Quarter For Third Quarter 16th Oct 2019 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Bans are yet to hit the Chinese giants bottom line.
| |Oracles October 2019 Critical Patch Update Includes 219 Fixes Oracle this week announced the release of its last Critical Patch Update of 2019, which includes a total of 219 new security fixes across various product families.
| |Amazon Calls For Government Regulation Of Facial Recognition Tech Amazon is endorsing the idea of government regulation of facial recognition technology, as part of a wide-ranging statement of its principles on a range of social and political issues.
| |Schiff, Ever A Prosecutor, Draws GOP Ire In Impeachment There is no Archibald Cox or Ken Starr to be found in President Donald Trumps impeachment. While those independent prosecutors launched the investigations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, there is no comparative figure in...
| |Security Researcher Publishes Proof-of-concept Code For Recent Android Zero-day 16th Oct 2019 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Qu1ckR00t app can root an Android device using the CVE-2019-2215 zero-day.
| |Pitney Bowes Under Ransomware Attack 14th Oct 2019 [5 days ago] from iTnews Customer access to services disrupted.
| |ACIC To Deploy ArchTIS Platform For Secure Inter-agency Sharing 14th Oct 2019 [5 days ago] from iTnews On national real-time intelligence sharing system build.
| |White House: Trump Strongly Condemns Parody Video Of Him Shooting Critics And Media Outlets In Church The White House on Monday tried to distance itself from a violent parody video that was shown at a pro-Trump conference at the president’s Doral Miami resort over the weekend.
| |Nancy Pelosi Doesnt Have To Hold House Impeachment Inquiry Vote. But The Speaker Should. Donald Trump is wrong on what the Constitution needs on impeachment inquiry. But a full House vote would give investigators a stronger hand: Our view
| |U.S. To Pull Last Troops From North Syria; Syrian Army To Redeploy On Border WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish offensive and Syrias army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border...
| |Syrian Troops Prepare To Confront Turkish Forces As U.S. Withdraws We are going back to our normal positions that are at the border