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Drug was intended for untreatable cancer pain; she had back pain and died of the drug.
Missing authorization checks in point-of-sale systems let hackers manipulate the price of goods at the checkout.
An insecure Apple authorization API is used by numerous popular third-party application installers and can be abused by attackers ro run code as root.
Ron Wyden tacks measures onto snoop funding bill Every year, US Congress must pass a new Intelligence Authorization Act to continue funding Uncle Sam's spies for the next 12 months.

This year, the act passed, as expected, the committee stage smoothly with only one minor bump in the road: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).…
Token-based authorization that lets users prove their identity through Facebook, Google, or Microsoft credentials can dramatically reduce your attack surface and give enterprises a single point of control.
This represents a pretty remarkable turnaround for SpaceX and the feds.
ISP added services to customer accounts without authorization, lawsuit says.
In the several years that the Dridex family has existed, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to block the botnetrsquo;s activity.

The ongoing evolution of the malware demonstrates that the cybercriminals are not about to bid farewell to their brainchild, which is providing them with a steady revenue stream.

Clash of Greed

Yet, the more popular game is, the higher the probability that fraudsters will be looking to make a fortune on that popularity by, for example, organizing phishing attacks on the player base.

Those phishing attacks, though always quite similar in their nature, are very competently planned.
An e-mail disguised as a Google Docs share is ingenious bit of malicious phishing.
In a few months, publicly trusted certificate authorities will have to start honoring a special Domain Name System (DNS) record that allows domain owners to specify who is allowed to issue SSL certificates for their domains.The Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) DNS record became a standard in 2013 but didn't have much of a real-world impact because certificate authorities (CAs) were under no obligation to conform to them.[ Expand your security career horizons with these essential certifications for smart security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]The record allows a domain owner to list the CAs that are allowed to issue SSL/TLS certificates for that domain.

The reason for this is to limit cases of unauthorized certificate issuance, which can be accidental or intentional, if a CA is compromised or has a rogue employee.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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