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December 15, 2016 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Rogue 1” Edition

Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines
December 15, 2016 / Ryan Murphy

Good morning! Sit with Carbon Black this morning over a cup of coffee (or tea) and browse a few industry headlines to get the day started. We’ve got just enough information below to get you through that first cup…enjoy!

December 15, 2016 – Headlines

Carbon Black in the News: Yahoo Says 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked – NYTimes

Carbon Black in the News: Yahoo says 1 billion accounts were hacked in 2013 – Boston Globe

Loath to Meddle in Election, Obama Delayed Blaming Russia for D.N.C. Hack – NYTimes

U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack – NBC News

DNC official on alleged Russian hack: “This is unprecedented” – CBS News

5 cybersecurity initiatives which should be included in Trump’s 100-day plan – The Hill

2017 cybersecurity events calendar featuring major and niche conferences – CSO Online

Ashley Madison let off with $1.66m fine over huge hack – Guardian

Survey: Majority Of Businesses Would Pay Ransomware Attackers – Dark Reading

Hackers hide base64-encoded PowerShell scripts on Pastebin – SC Magazine

Did You Know?

Rogue One premiered at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on December 10, 2016. The movie was released in certain European countries on December 14, 2016 and will be released in North America on December 16.

Quote of the Day

“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s ‘No-Internet Help’ Trivia Question of the Day?

In what year was the first Star Wars movie released?

Yesterday’s Question: What actor played Mike Seaver on Growing Pains?

Answer: Kirk Cameron

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Beat the Streak! Our current longest streak of correct answers comes from Kevin F. who achieved correct answers for 74 days straight. Can you beat the streak?

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