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New infosec products of the week​: August 25, 2017

Malwarebytes for Android features proprietary anti-ransomware technology Malwarebytes released Malwarebytes for Android, featuring targeted defense against mobile malware, ransomware, adware, infected applications and unauthorized surveillance. To optimize the mobility of these features, Malwarebytes for Android can be easily managed from a desktop widget. The app can also be controlled using SMS to remotely lock a […]

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A step toward practical quantum encryption over free-space networks

Researchers have sent a quantum-secured message containing more than one bit of information per photon through the air above a city. The demonstration showed that it could one day be practical to use high-capacity, free-space quantum communication to create a highly secure link between ground-based networks and satellites, a requirement for creating a global quantum […]

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Security issues of the top and bottom government organizations

SecurityScorecard released its annual U.S. State and Federal Government Cybersecurity Report, which paints a grim picture of the overall cyber health of the nation’s government entities. Industry ranking by social engineering In the midst of investigations into a potential 2016 election hacking, regular major malware events, and an overall increase in the number of sophisticated […]

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Security Lacking in Previous AppleAVEDriver iOS Kernel Extension

An obscure Apple kernel extension patched in iOS 10.3.3 was originally built without security measures in place, according to the researcher who privately disclosed the flaws.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/security-lacking-in-previous-appleavedriver-ios-kernel-extension/

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Why It’s Still A Bad Idea to Post or Trash Your Airline Boarding Pass

An October 2015 piece published here about the potential dangers of tossing out or posting online your airline boarding pass remains one of the most-read stories on this site. One reason may be that the advice remains timely and relevant: A talk recently given at a Czech security conference advances that research and offers several […]

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