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Three mistakes to avoid when installing home security cameras.
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Three mistakes to avoid when installing home security cameras.

Security cameras give us peace of mind that our homes and valuables are safe when we’re away. A doorbell camera can be a big deterrent for sneaky thieves. With the holidays right around the corner, tap or click here for my best advice to keep your packages safe. They aren’t failsafe, though. Crooks can jam...

Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare
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Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios In a Hail Mary bid to dent Republican credibility on the economy, Democrats are escalating attacks related to Social Security and Medicare in a final midterm stretch dominated by signs of a growing red wave. Why it matters: The strategic shift comes after Democrats spent the better part of the summer and...

US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali
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US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 09:40 Mali’s security situation has become “significantly worse” due to the ruling junta’s choices, including an alleged decision to partner with Wagner, a Russian private security firm, a senior US official said Wednesday. Mali‘s ruling junta, which seized power in 2020, has turned away from its traditional ally France and towards...

Apple MacOS Ventura Bug Breaks Third-Party Security Tools
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Apple MacOS Ventura Bug Breaks Third-Party Security Tools

The release of Apple’s new macOS 13 Ventura operating system on October 24 brought a host of new features to Mac users, but it’s also causing problems for those who rely on third-party security programs like malware scanners and monitoring tools.  In the process of patching a vulnerability in the 11th Ventura developer beta, released...

Security Council counter-terrorism body to review growing threat posed by new technologies |
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Security Council counter-terrorism body to review growing threat posed by new technologies |

The two-day meeting in India marks the first time since 2015, that the Committee has convened outside UN Headquarters in New York. The discussion will focus on three areas: Internet and social media; financing for global terror networks; and the proliferation of unmanned aerial systems, such as drones. These emerging technologies are fast-developing and being...

A Pro-China Disinfo Campaign Is Targeting US Elections—Badly
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A Pro-China Disinfo Campaign Is Targeting US Elections—Badly

In an attempt to shift that blame, Dragonbridge’s influence campaign went so far as to create spoofed posts from Intrusion Truth, a mysterious pseudonymous Twitter account that has previously released evidence tying multiple hacking campaigns to China, including those of APT41. The fake Intrusion Truth posts instead falsely tie APT41 to US hackers. Dragonbridge also...

The Conservatives are laughing at cyber security pros
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The Conservatives are laughing at cyber security pros

If causing a cyber security breach is a matter over which one should resign, then to be able to waltz back into the same job barely seven days later is utterly unacceptable, and yet this is exactly what our erstwhile, and now current, home secretary Suella Braverman has done. On Wednesday 19 October, the...

China-linked influence campaign targeting U.S. midterms, security firm says
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China-linked influence campaign targeting U.S. midterms, security firm says

Washington — A group of Chinese-linked cyber criminals known as “Dragonbridge” has expanded influence operations aimed at discrediting and undermining the U.S. political system, including explicit attempts to discourage Americans from voting in the 2022 midterm elections, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm Mandiant. Mandiant assessed “with high confidence” that Dragonbridge is operating...