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In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

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A police officer on the late shift in an Ohio town recently received an unusual call from Facebook.

Earlier that day, a local woman wrote a Facebook post saying she was walking home and intended to kill herself when she got […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Cyber News|

Pool of cyber experts to help decode new-age crimes in Odish

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Credits: TOI

The Odisha police have decided to create a pool of cyber expert and establish a cyber laboratory-cum-training center to effectively deal with the IT-related offenses. The dedicated cyber police officers will assist police in other districts to crack cybercrimes. At present, […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Cyber News|

Probe panel submits SingHealth cyber-attack report

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An exhaustive report that details the events leading up to the cyber attack on SingHealth’s patient database – the most serious data breach in Singapore’s history – has been submitted to Minister-in-charge of Cybersecurity S. Iswaran.

The report sums up […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Cyber News|

‘Workaround systems’ help print US newspapers hit by cyber attack

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Credits: REUTERS

Tribune Publishing Co used “workaround systems” to help print major U.S. newspapers including the Los Angeles Times on Sunday and Monday as the company recovers from a cyber attack, a source familiar with the operation said.

The company has made “lots of […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Cyber News|

Researchers develop artificial fingerprints, claiming they could hack into a third of smartphones

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Credits: CNBC

Artificial fingerprints have been developed by researchers who say they could one day be used to hack into everyday devices.

Researchers from New York University and Michigan State University successfully generated what they call “DeepMasterPrints” earlier this year. These are machine-learning […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Cyber News|

Cyber thugs target online gamers big time

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Credits: India Today

Wherever the internet is, cyber crooks are there. With almost everyone in every family having a laptop, tablet or at least a smartphone, playing online games is a quite common pastime. Innovative cyber fraudsters are now targeting online gamers […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Cyber News|

PM launches Cyber Coordination Centre

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Credits: Dialy Pioneer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the website of the Cyber Coordination Centre as a one-stop shop on all cyber related issues, whether it is cyber crime or cyber security. The portal launched at the conclusion of the […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Cyber News|

Automated response needed to tackle cyber threats: Sophos

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With cyber threats becoming more lethal by the day, experts call for automated responses to ward off cyber attacks in organisations.

The IT departments in corporates and organisations need to keep tabs on cyber-criminals, who launch stealth attacks on their […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Cyber News|

Russia Launched Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine Before Ship Seizures, Firm Says

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Researchers claim to have uncovered Russian cyber attacks aimed at the Ukrainian military and government before and during the Sea of Azov captures.

Russian government-affiliated actors launched coordinated cyber attacks against Ukrainian government and military targets before and during the attack […]

By |December 8th, 2018|Cyber News|

CVE-2018-19788: Privilege escalation issue, uid greater than INT_MAX can successfully execute any systemctl command.

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Credits: Redhat
CVE-2018-19788

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A flaw was found in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.115 that allows a user with a uid greater than INT_MAX to successfully execute any systemctl command.

Find out more about CVE-2018-19788 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Cyber News|