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Leftover Debugger Doubles as a Keylogger on Hundreds of HP Laptop Models

HP released an update that fixes debugger code that could allow an attacker to use a Synaptics Touchpad driver as a keylogger.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/leftover-debugger-doubles-as-a-keylogger-on-hundreds-of-hp-laptop-models/

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Creating a Meaningful Security Awareness Training Program Is a 12-Month Commitment

Let’s start by asking ourselves a question: As an industry, do we do ourselves a disservice with National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCAM)?   When we have a month and event established on the premise of raising awareness, we start to see corporations, government agencies and organizations put all their efforts and resources around building a big […]

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Worldwide server revenue grew 16% in Q3 2017

In the third quarter of 2017, worldwide server revenue increased 16 percent year over year, while shipments grew 5.1 percent from the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. “The third quarter of 2017 produced continued growth on a global level with varying regional results,” said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner. “A build-out […]

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Android vulnerability allows attackers to modify apps without affecting their signatures

Among the many Android vulnerabilities patched by Google this December is one that allows attackers to modify apps without affecting their signatures. The danger “Although Android applications are self-signed, signature verification is important when updating Android applications. When the user downloads an update of an application, the Android runtime compares its signature with the signature […]

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Putting Off Plans to Strengthen Data Security? It Could Cost You Your Job

When considering the consequences of a data breach, plummeting stock prices, deserting customers and diminishing brand reputations immediately come to mind. These damaging and costly repercussions impact the livelihood of a company. However, a cybersecurity incident can also adversely affect individuals within an organization, costing an employee their job, career and possibly their future. For […]

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