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NEW YORK–The global average cost of a data breach last year dropped 11.4 percent from 2015 to $3.6 million. The reduction is attributed mostly to a strong U.S. dollar, with wins also offset by a 1.8 percent increase in the size of breaches in 2016. The numbers come from Peter Allor, senior cyber security strategist, […]

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Developers with Drupal patched three vulnerabilities, one critical, one being exploited in the wild, in Drupal’s core engine on Wednesday. The most pressing issue addressed by the update, which brings Drupal 8 to version 8.3.4 and Drupal 7 to Drupal 7.56, could have led to code execution, the content management software’s security team warned. The […]

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Many users of Android devices sooner or later are tempted to root them. Here we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having root permissions on Android devices — and if your device should be rooted at all. Obtaining superuser access rights, popularly known as rooting, lets owners take full control of their devices.

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OpenVPN has this week patched four vulnerabilities, including a critical remote code execution bug, a little more than a month after the results of two security audits of the open source VPN software were published. The patches were released after private disclosures in May and June by researcher Guido Vranken of the Netherlands.

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