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Threatpost RSA Conference 2018 Preview Threatpost's Tom Spring and Lindsey O'Donnell talk about the top security trends that they are watching out for at the 2018 RSA Conference this week in San Francisco.
Calls For Regulation Build After Facebook Privacy Fallout Political actors and privacy activists are calling for more regulations on data privacy after Facebook's data security scandal.
New ‘Early Bird’ Code Injection Technique Helps APT33 Evade Detection Researchers have identified what they are calling an Early Bird code injection technique used by the Iranian group APT33 to burrow the TurnedUp malware inside infected systems while evading anti-malware tools.
AMD Rolls Out Spectre Fixes AMD notified users about new available Spectre CPU firmware and Windows 10 patches.

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RSAC 2018: Tech Giants Form Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Microsoft president Brad Smith at RSAC 2018 said more than 30 companies will oppose government cyberattacks on \\"innocent civilians.\\"

Cryptominer Malware Threats Overtake Ransomware, Report Warns

Cryptomining malware is the top threat to watch out for 2018, according to a Q1 analysis of threats.

Automated Bots Growing Tool For Hackers

The use of automated bots is becoming more prevalent for novice attackers as tools become more available, researchers found.

Google Play Boots Three Malicious Apps From Marketplace Tied to APTs

Researchers said three apps used to surveil Middle East targets were booted from the Google Play marketplace.

Don’t Trust Android OEM Patching, Claims Researcher

Many Android device manufacturers are not telling the truth when they say they have patched devices, researchers found.

Outlook Bug Allowed Hackers to Use .RTF Files To Steal Windows Passwords

Microsoft patched a bug that allowed attackers to steal a target’s Windows account password via previewed Outlook message.

Microsoft Fixes 66 Bugs in April Patch Tuesday Release

Microsoft's April Patch Tuesday release includes fixes for 66 bugs, 24 of which are rated critical.

Ransomware Dominates Verizon DBIR

Verizon pegged ransomware as the most prevalent malware in its 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Adobe Patches Four Critical Bugs in Flash, InDesign

Critical vulnerabilities are divided into four CVEs tied to Adobe Flash Player and Adobe InDesign CC.

Quant Loader Trojan Spreads Via Microsoft URL Shortcut Files

Researchers are warning of a new email phishing campaign that launches a trojan capable of distributing ransomware and stealing passwords.