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One security research company is taking a controversial approach to disclosing vulnerabilities: It’s publicizing the flaws as a way to tank a company’s stock. The security firm, MedSec, made news on Thursday when it claimed that pacemakers and other health care products from St. Jude Medical contain vulnerabilities that expose them to hacks. However, MedSec […]

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The prevailing security wisdom to “trust but verify” comes from a deep well of painful experience. The fact is that there are always a few bad apples in the barrel, and when it comes to employees–whether IT or your typical corporate user–the bad actors can introduce a lot of risk to the organization. But some […]

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Elliot Schrage, Facebook’s VP Public Policy, was struck dumb by BBC reporter Emily Maitlis when she quizzed him about the ethics of “Sponsored Stories” on Facebook in a television documentary shown this weekend in the UK. News reporter Maitlis raised the issue of Facebook’s ethics – if you click “Like” on a company or product […]

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