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Chinese Hackers Using New, Sophisticated Weapon to Spy on Governments, Check Point Says

According to the Israeli company, the advanced malware enables the hackers to take over servers, hijack communication channels, exfiltrate data and use the servers to attack other departments or governments without being detected. The nation-state actors are said to be using the weapon for a wide-ranging intelligence gathering operation primarily targeting Southeast Asian countries

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Facebook Pulls Plug on Iranian Disinformation Campaign

The network linked to Iran's state broadcaster is said to have used a combination of fake and authentic accounts to post in groups, manage pages, and drive people to off-platform sites, sometimes using repurposed Iranian state media content  

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Ermetic Rolls Out Solution that Prevents Cloud Data Breaches

The Israeli company's analytics-based platform automates the detection and remediation of identity and access-based risks. It automatically discovers all human and machine identities in the cloud, and analyzes their entitlements, roles and policies using a continuous lifecycle approach, the company says

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As Telemedicine Grows, Healthcare Organizations Must Secure Patient Care

While the concept of remote care provides many benefits, it can also open the door for cyber criminals to access the networks of healthcare organizations. As telemedicine initiatives continue to grow and become more important than ever, IT teams must not only be aware of the risks facing telemedicine but should also implement the right solutions to secure connections and patient care  
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