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A botnet of smart irrigation systems can deplete a city’s water supply

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) cyber security researchers warn of a potential distributed attack against urban water services that uses a botnet of smart irrigation systems that water simultaneously. The researchers analyzed and found vulnerabilities in a number of commercial smart irrigation systems, which enable attackers to remotely turn watering systems on and off […]

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Cortana Flaw Allowed Takeover of Locked Windows 10 Device

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/cortana-flaw-allowed-takeover-of-locked-windows-10-device/

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There’s a global divide in how organizations assess cyber risk

Nearly 48 percent of organizations globally have embraced strategic vulnerability assessment – defined as mature or moderately mature programs that include targeted and tailored scanning and prioritizing computing resources based on business criticality – as a foundational element of their cyber defense and a critical step toward reducing risk, a new Tenable report has revealed. […]

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Cyber hygiene: Where do organizations fall behind on basics?

Tripwire released its State of Cyber Hygiene report, which examined how organisations are implementing security controls that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) refers to as cyber hygiene. The survey found that almost two-thirds of the organisations admit they do not use hardening benchmarks, like CIS or Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) guidelines, to establish […]

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Photo gallery: Black Hat USA 2018

Black Hat USA 2018 is underway at Las Vegas. Here are a few photos from the Business Hall and the Arsenal. Featured companies: ZeroFOX, LogRhythm, Qualys, Rapid7, Irdeto, Whitesource, Bitdefender, Splunk.   This post was originally published on https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/. https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/08/09/photo-gallery-black-hat-usa-2018/

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