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5 Security Things to Know for the Week of March 11, 2019

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Now, here is what’s making security headlines to start your week …

RSA rewind: A cybersecurity analyst looks back at the goings-on of last week’s RSA Conference in San Francisco to extract themes that stood out, while a computer science professor does the same – but longs for yesteryear.

Taking up the Slack: A group of malicious attackers are leveraging popular collaboration platform Slack to host their command-and-control communications.

Bug Swats: Google and Cisco issued fixes to resolve dozens of vulnerabilities in their Android devices and Nexus switches, respectively.

Withdrawal Request: Banking Trojans, including ones delivered via mobile, are once again growing becoming an enterprise scourge.  

Evil Sender: An issue in Microsoft Word is allowing booby-trapped documents to evade security controls.