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Our purpose is to provide the right information to our readers. For obvious reasons, our information journey will of couse be ever changing, but from the outset we plan on the following: Break down and communicate knowledge relating to Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Information Security and Computer Security. Use Risk Management practices to help in translating the technical aspects of the Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities into business language. Communicate the appropriate Controls necessary to reduce the Impact and Probability. We will do this by: Identifying, collating and providing relevant information. Highlighting relevant News articles. Investigating trends and providing Analysis. Providing How-to tips and tricks to reduce the Threats and Vulnerabilities. Offering Products and Solutions designed to mitigate or defend against the risks. ------ Joe Woods, Editor and CTO

A plethora of patches, Kaspersky hits back, new hope for Wannacry...

Everything you also need to know in security Roundup  IT admins aren't always fond of patching.
It's like going to the dentist – it needs to be done but it can be a pain to do.
Sadly, this week there was a lot of patching to be done.…

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is digging a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland

The venture follows Muskrsquo;s recent obsession with tunneling equipment.

IOTroop Botnet Hits Over a Million Organizations in Under 30 Days

The IoT botnet is expected to spread faster than Mirai.

Veracode: 75% Of Apps Have At Least One Vulnerability On Initial...

But developers not the only ones to blame, company says.

Archaeologists are mystified by ancient “gates” in Saudi lava fields

Google Earth reveals hundreds of geoglyphs in the desert, possibly 9,000 years old.

The Week in Crypto: Bad News for SSH, WPA2, RSA &...

KRACK, ROCO, exposed SSH keys and the European Commission's loosey-goosey stance on backdoors have made it a rough week for cryptography. Here's your wrap-up on the best of the worst.

Malware hidden in vid app is so nasty, victims should wipe...

If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima yesterday, you are totally screwed It's going to be an unpleasant weekend for some Mac users who are facing a complete system wipe and reinstall – after hackers stashed malware in legitimate application...

50-year-old research issue still biting biologists

Once upon a time, researchers paid attention to the problems with their field.

Uber, Intel, and other tech firms will urge Congress to let...

Uber: "We plan to support Dreamers as long they need help."

Verizon’s live TV streaming service is reportedly coming next spring

The service hasn't been formally announced, but it still looks to be struggling.

Cloud Security Alliance Updates ‘Top Threats to Cloud Computing’ List

A refreshed version of the CSA’s 2016 report includes new real-world anecdotes and examples of recent incidents that relate to each of the 12 cloud-computing threat categories.

‘IOTroop’ Botnet Could Dwarf Mirai in Size and Devastation, Says Researcher

Malware dubbed IOTroop that researchers say is "worse than Mirai" has already infected one million businesses worldwide.