Hack Naked News #220 – May 28, 2019

This week, Microsoft brings hardware-based isolation to Chrome & Firefox, the U.S. border’s license plate scanning technology hacked, crooks leverage WordPress and Joomla sites for malicious redirects, the Chinese military wants to replace Windows OS i…

May 28, 2019
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Joomla, BlueKeep, & Chinese OS – Hack Naked News #220

[embedded content] This week, Microsoft brings hardware-based isolation to Chrome & Firefox, the US border’s license plate scanning technology hacked, Crooks leverage WordPress and Joomla sites for malicious redirects, the Chinese military wants to replace Windows OS in fear of US hacking, and how Google-protected mobile browsers were open to phishing for over a year! In the expert commentary, we welcome back Jason Wood from Paladin Security to talk about…

May 28, 2019
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ICANN’s Recent .Amazon Decision Denounced by Presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia

The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia have criticized the recent ICANN decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon top-level domain. From a report: The four leaders — Peru’s Martin Vizcarra, Colombia’s Ivan Duque, Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno and Bolivia’s Evo Morales — vowed to join forces in protecting their countries form what they call inadequate governance of the internet. The four leaders issued a joint…

May 28, 2019
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May 28, 2019
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FireEye Buys Verodin for $250 Million

Acquisition of security instrumentation firm will add more than $70 million to 2020 billing, FireEye estimates. FireEye today announced that it has purchased security instrumentation vendor Verodin for $250 million in cash and stock. Verodin’s Security Instrumentation Platform monitors, tests, and validates security controls of an organization’s network, identifying misconfigurations as well as other potential security weaknesses and the impact of newly emerging threats. “Security effort does not equal security…

May 28, 2019
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