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Cybersecurity researchers on Sunday disclosed multiple critical vulnerabilities in remote student monitoring software Netop Vision Pro that a malicious attacker could abuse to execute arbitrary code and take over Windows computers. “These findings allow for elevation of privileges and ultimately remote code execution which could be used by a malicious attacker within the same network …

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This Joint Cybersecurity Advisory was coauthored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). The FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC assess malicious cyber actors are targeting kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) educational institutions, leading to ransomware attacks, the theft of data, …

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Microsoft, in collaboration with MITRE, IBM, NVIDIA, and Bosch, has released a new open framework that aims to help security analysts detect, respond to, and remediate adversarial attacks against machine learning (ML) systems. Called the Adversarial ML Threat Matrix, the initiative is an attempt to organize the different techniques employed by malicious adversaries in subverting …

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Within the next decade, artificial intelligence is likely to play a significant role in our everyday lives. Machine learning already powers image recognition, self-driving cars, and Netflix recommendations. For any aspiring developer, learning how to code smart software is a good move. These skills are highly valued in tech, finance, sales, marketing, and many other …

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On Wednesday, Google announced a host of new, machine-learning enabled tools to help keep Gmail data more secure. In a blog post by Andy Wen, senior product manager for Counter Abuse Technology, the search giant unveiled its new offerings, including early phishing detection, click-time warnings for fraudulent links, and “unintended external reply warnings and built-in …

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Image: iStockphoto/weerapatkiatdumrong A new machine-learning based security solution from IBM could help businesses detect phishing sites up to 250% faster than other methods. Announced via a blog post on Monday, the cognitive phishing detection feature is part of the IBM Security Trusteer platform. When it comes to hacking, phishing is one of the oldest tricks …