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3.12 TB: Hackers Breach and Leak Data from Major Video Platform Vevo
Vevo, the joint venture between Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Abu Dhabi Media, Warner Music Group, and Alphabet Inc. (Google’s parent company), was hacked on Friday.

Second Largest Android Malware Outbreak Infects 21 Million Victims
Security researchers claim to have discovered the second largest outbreak to hit Google’s Android platform, with as many as 21 million infections from one particular malware variant.

Paradise Ransomware Uses RSA Encryption to Attack Computers
A newly discovered ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) program called Paradise is attempting to infect computers via hijacked Remote Desktop services.

Equifax’s Credit-Monitoring Site is also Vulnerable as US Senators Demand Answers
The website set up by Equifax to enable credit account monitoring following last week’s comprehensive security breach is also vulnerable to hackers.

Virginia Suspends E-Voting Machines Due to Cybersecurity Concerns
In a unanimous vote, Virginia’s Board of Elections has decertified all of the state’s touchscreen voting machines due to cybersecurity measures.

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Chelsea Binns of NYCFE on Cyber Trends & the upcoming 2017 NYCFE Conference

Our latest Q&A session with Chelsea Binns of NYCFE discussing her take in current cyber trends and what to expect at the 2017 NYCFE conference.

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(ISC)2 Security Congress Cybersecurity Conference | 9/25

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Privacy + Security Forum | 10/4

LIFARS CEO, Ondrej Krehel, will be part of a panel discussion at Privacy + Security Forum 2017.

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2017 NYCFE Conference | 10/27

LIFARS CEO, Ondrej Krehel, will be speaking at the 2017 NYCFE Conference

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