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Zoom fixes security flaw that could have let hackers join video conference calls

How secure is your organization’s messaging ecosystem? Eric Lifson, co-founder and marketing head at Skrumble, discusses enterprise messaging utilizing distributed servers, blockchain and encryption. A security vulnerability in one of the world’s most commonly used enterprise video conferencing tools could have allowed hackers to eavesdrop on private business meetings. Zoom ...

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Singapore orders Malaysia site blocked under online falsehoods law

The Singapore government has ordered local access to a website to be blocked for failing to comply with a correction directive issued under the country’s online falsehoods law. Malaysia-based Lawyers for Liberty, which operates the site, has filed a motion against the Singapore government over the issue.  Singapore’s Minster for ...

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Only 9.27% of all npm developers use 2FA

Image: npm Only 9.27% of all maintainers of npm JavaScript libraries use two-factor authentication to protect their accounts. The number is incredibly low and a major issue of concern for the npm security team, who’d like to see this figure grow in the coming year. Npm, which stands for Node ...

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IoT vendor Wyze confirms server leak

Image: Wyze, ZDNet Wyze, a company that sells smart devices like security cameras, smart plugs, smart lightbulbs, and smart door locks, confirmed today a server leak that exposed the details of roughly 2.4 million customers. The leak occurred after an internal database was accidentally exposed online, Wyze co-founder Dongsheng Song ...

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This critical Citrix NetScaler bug could affect 80,000 companies

Apple starts fixing iOS multitasking bug Adrian Kingsley-Hughes finds iOS 13.3 developer beta is better, but a full fix may be weeks away. Read more: https://zd.net/34CrpOa Citrix has disclosed a severe bug in its Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC), which is used by at least 80,000 organizations. And for now, ...

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Hacker who blackmailed Apple in 2017 gets no prison time

Image: NCA A 22-year-old man was sentenced today in London for his involvement in an extortion attempt against Apple, during which the suspect and co-conspirators threatened to mass-hack iCloud accounts and factory reset 250 million iPhones and iPads. The man, Kerem Albayrak, was sentenced today to a two-year suspended jail ...

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