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sony hack

The Sony Hack – Expert Comments

December 19, 2014

Sony has announced this week that it will be canceling the release of “The Interview” after hackers threatened to attack movie theaters across the United States. more »

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bot

Annual Study: Smarter Bots Are Taking Over the Internet

December 19, 2014

When we conceptualize of “the Internet,” we imagine it’s teeming with people from every corner of the globe, all offering opinions, information, content, and ideas – but this isn’t true. more »

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poodle

Cloud Apps Still Vulnerable to POODLE, Finds Netskope

December 19, 2014

In September, OpenSSL.org announced another SSL exploit. more »

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mobile pay

Survey: Consumers Dubious of Mobile Payment Security

December 19, 2014

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the results of a consumer survey conducted on holiday shopping security practices by One Poll and Dimensional Research. more »

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encryption

Disrupting the Internet in 2015

December 18, 2014

It’s the time of year when everyone is making predictions and top 10 lists. more »

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it sector

The Evolution of the IT Professional

December 18, 2014

By 2022, tech jobs are projected to have grown by 18% from today’s figures. more »

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ransomware

TorrentLocker Ransomware Rampaging Through Europe

December 18, 2014

ESET has analysed a widespread case of ransomware generally known as TorrentLocker, which started spreading in early 2014. more »

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security

Survey Reveals Security Shortcuts Taken by ‘Privileged Users’ During the Holidays

December 18, 2014

Results of a survey with ‘privileged users’* conducted by BalaBit, an IT security innovator specialising in log management and advanced monitoring technologies, reveals that a combination of irresponsible user behaviour and weaknesses in the protection of networks could create a greater risk of a data breach occurring during the holiday period than at any other time of year. more »

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Lessons Learned From 2014 – The Year Of The Breach

December 17, 2014

2014 is being called “the year of the breach” due to a number of businesses falling victim to major cyber attacks. more »

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computer updates

The Pitfalls of Failing to Update Computer Systems

December 17, 2014

We can get tired of our computers, tablets, and smartphones asking us to perform system updates, but we shouldn’t be tempted to click ‘Remind me later’ every time. more »

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Cyber Attacks Create New Phase of UK Cyber Security

December 17, 2014

Even some of the most influential members of government recognize that cyber attacks are becoming a serious threat to the security of our financial systems. more »

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social media

Fortune 100 Social Media Accounts are Compromised Every Business Day, Proofpoint Research Reveals

December 17, 2014

Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, has released the first social media security study that exposes the severe and different types of security threats plaguing Fortune 100 social media accounts. more »

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sony

If They Did It: SONY and The Guardians of Peace

December 16, 2014

Whomever and wherever the Guardians of Peace are, at least three things are becoming clear. more »

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phish

The Top Three Phishing Scams Of 2014

December 16, 2014

As we prepare to close the book on 2014, researchers at PhishMe, a company which helps organizations train their employees and customers about the risks of spear phishing, have analysed phishing emails received in the last 12 months to identify some of the most interesting trends observed. more »

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security

Start with Security

December 16, 2014

In a world where cyber criminals are getting smarter every day and the penalties for data breaches could destroy a business, there is no denying that security is a crucial factor when developing software. more »

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mobile virus

The Mobile Threat: How Viruses Are Targeting Tablets And Smartphones

December 16, 2014

Mobile technology has fast become a part of daily life for many firms. more »

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tokenization

Why Tokenization Will Play Growing Importance in Fraud

December 15, 2014

Payment security standards like Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV), Host Card Emulation (HCE), and Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) have been given much attention this year. more »

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targeted attack

Number of Victims of Targeted Attacks More Than Doubles in 2014

December 15, 2014

Kaspersky Lab has undertaken a master review of the key events that defined the threat landscape in 2014. more »

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financial data

Financial Data Leaked From Consulting, Payroll & HR Companies

December 15, 2014

Banks and retail organizations aren’t the only targets when it comes to stolen financial information. more »

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anonymous

10 of the Most Notorious Anonymous Acts

December 15, 2014

From scientologists to a government trying to ban Twitter, to a president’s wife dealing in diamonds, Anonymous has gotten involved, making it clear that corruption, hypocrisy and censorship are not okay. more »

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