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Senate delays vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

Lawmakers plan to take up the controversial bill after a month-long recess

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Qualys offers free IT asset management service for enterprises

Qualys AssetView provides an inventory of an organization's computers, and the software they run

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Cloud syncing services give hackers a covert way to control hijacked computers

Researchers highlight the potential use of file synchronization services for stealthy and persistent remote control

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SDN switches aren't hard to compromise, researcher says

At Black Hat, a researcher will show how malware can be installed on an Onie-powered switch

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China to plant Internet police in top online firms

China is also considering legislation that will give the government more control over the Internet

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Sounds can knock drones out of the sky

A natural property of all objects can be used to disrupt a drone's gyroscope with sound

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EFF-led group wants to give do-not-track some bite

The initiative is the first credible attempt to define what "do not track" actually means, according to backer

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Senate heads toward vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

A preliminary vote on the controversial bill could happen as soon as Wednesday


Cleaning up botnets takes years to complete—if ever

The cleanup effort around Conficker shows how hard it is to eradicate a botnet

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Yahoo tackles large malicious ad campaign in its network

Ads with malicious code may have appeared across Yahoo's sites

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, August 4

Google's started a car company...Samsung puts $85 million into cancer-victim fund...Apple explores offering phone service

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DHS warns about privacy implications of cybersecurity bill

The bill under consideration of the Senate has been criticized by privacy groups

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Counterterrorism expert says it's time to give companies offensive cybercapabilities

The U.S. government should arm private businesses with cyberwarrants, allowing them to hack back

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, Aug. 3

Robot hitchiker attacked, abandoned... Nokia sells Here mapping business to German car makers... Spy-spotting software comes to Wall St

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DNS server attacks begin using BIND software flaw

Analysts predicted attackers would quickly figure out how to take advantage of the flaw