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The First Stop For Security News
  1. After a report found that Snap employees were abusing their access to Snapchat data, experts are warning that insider threats will continue to be a top challenge for privacy.
  2. New .htaccess injector threat on Joomla and WordPress websites redirects to malicious websites.
  3. The Windows 10 update that's rolling out addresses insecure Wi-Fi hotspots with new user notifications.
  4. The Threatpost team breaks down the top privacy-related data incidents of the week - including data leaks from HCL and a golfing app - and highlights some surprisingly good privacy news.
  5. As passwords are increasingly viewed as security liabilities, Identity Management solutions are picking up the slack.
  6. Coming to America: The Shade ransomware, which has historically targeted Russian victims, was recently spotted expanding its sights.
  7. A new way of tracking mobile users creates a globally unique device fingerprint that browsers and other protections can't stop.
  8. As promised, developer SandboxEscaper has dropped exploit code for four more bugs, on the heels of releasing a Windows zero-day yesterday.
  9. As Bitcoin prices surge, so too are malicious apps, malware-ridden scams and cryptojacking attacks looking to profit from the cryptocurrency industry.
  10. The "bestiary" houses six historical threats that combined resulted in at least $95B in damages worldwide.

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