A week in security (February 25 – March 3)

A roundup of the past week’s news, including mobile threats, viral scares, PDF tracking, and more.

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Will pay-for-privacy be the new normal?

As the US considers new data privacy laws, at least two new proposals include calls to exchange money for privacy—an unwelcome bargain for users. Before pay-for-privacy becomes law, privacy as a right should become industry practice.

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Should you delete yourself from social media?

All the recent news—from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica snafu to various abuses of Twitter vulnerabilities—has you wondering: Should I delete myself from social media? We provide advice and links on how to tighten security if you want to cool down, or, if you’re ready to go nuclear, delete yourself permanently.

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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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Flaw in Twitter form may have been abused by nation states

Twitter announced in a blog post Monday that they discovered and addressed a security flaw in one of their support forms. The discovery was made on November 15—more than a month ago—and promptly fixed the next day. So why are we only hearing about it now?

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A week in security (October 15 – 21)

A roundup of the security news from October 15–21, including how to build your own security camera, the FIDO standard, Twitter information operations, and our Q3 CTNT report.

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Information operations on Twitter: new data released on election tampering

New information released by Twitter sheds fresh light on the various professional troll campaigns deployed alongside the 2016 presidential elections.

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6 ways to keep up with cybersecurity without going crazy

As we dive headfirst into National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it seems only fitting to discuss ways to stay on top of cybersecurity news. But what if following along makes you feel a little overwhelmed? Try these six methods of information-gathering to brush up on your cybersecurity know-how without losing your mind.

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A month of giveaway spam on Twitter

We’ve observed a low level spam campaign working its way through Twitter, with just under 2,000 posts visible on public search since September 1. What’re they trying to sell this time? Some CBD oil!

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A week in security (April 30 – May 6)

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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