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All Stories From Vol: 17 - Issue: 68
Updated: 22 hours 46 min ago

Auto Industry Groups Will Establish Industry ISAC (August 24, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-29 07:02

Car manufacturers are working together to help each other protect vehicles from cyberthreats.......

Categories: security

Appeals Court Reaffirms FTC Power To Police Data Breaches (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has issued a unanimous ruling that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the authority to bring enforcement action against companies that fail to provide adequate sufficient protection against cyber security breaches.......

Categories: security

Exploitation of Ashley Madison Breach Begins; Company Offers Reward (August 21, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

People whose Ashley Madison account information was exposed in recent data dumps are being blackmailed by opportunists, and sketchy websites offering to remove data from the Internet for a significant fee are springing up.......

Categories: security

Malicious Ads on Telstra News Site (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

Attackers managed to plant malware in advertisements that appeared on the news site of Australian telecommunications company Telstra.......

Categories: security

"Loose Tweets Destroy Fleets" (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

The US Air Forces Central Command has released an Operations Security (OPSEC) notice reminding soldiers that "Loose Tweets Destroy Fleets.......

Categories: security

Flaws in Dolphin and Mercury Browsers (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

Vulnerabilities in Dolphin and Mercury browsers for Android could be exploited to execute code remotely.......

Categories: security

BitTorrent Tracker Blocks Windows 10 (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

BitTorrent tracker iTS now blocks users running Windows 10 from using their website to access torrents because of the new operating system's privacy settings.......

Categories: security

Let's Encrypt to Offer Free TLS Certificates (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

The Let's Encrypt project will allow just about any website to use free Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates to protect site visitors.......

Categories: security

Possible Jail Time for Man Who Admitted Role in Government Website Attacks (August 19, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

Charlton Floate, a 19-year-old from the UK, could face incarceration for his role in taking down government websites in the UK and the US.......

Categories: security

Government Employees Not Abiding by BYOD Security (August 21 & 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

According to a survey of 1,000 US government employees, many are not heeding BYOD (bring your own device) mobile security policies.......

Categories: security

Ashley Madison CTO May Have Stolen Data From Competitor (August 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:16

Information in emails included in the most recent Ashley Madison data dump indicates that the company's CTO may have broken into a competitor's system and stolen "their entire user base" prior to November 2012.......

Categories: security

China Arrests 15,000 in Fight Against Cyber Crime (August 19, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

Law enforcement authorities in China have arrested 15,000 people suspected of involvement in cyber crimes.......

Categories: security

Thieves Release Data on Ashley Madison CEO and Corporate Secrets (August 21, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

The Ashley Madison thieves released a second, larger cache of data that includes emails from CEO Noel Biderman and source code for the website and applications.......

Categories: security

Ashley Madison Data Theft Affects More than 30 Million Accounts (August 19 & 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

The attack on the databases of the Ashley Madison relationship cheating website affects more people that was first acknowledged.......

Categories: security

Another Guilty Plea in Spam Case (August 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

A third man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme in which routers in developing countries were compromised and used to send spam to mobile phones.......

Categories: security

Software Reduces Cyber Bullying (August 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

A Chicago teenager has created software that helps reduce cyber bullying.......

Categories: security

iOS Quicksand Flaw Exposes Enterprise Credentials (August 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

A sandbox violation vulnerability known as Quicksand in Apple's iOS mobile operating system affect all mobile device management (MDM) clients as well as apps that use the managed app configuration setting.......

Categories: security

Law Firms Form ISAO (August 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

US law firms have created the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO).......

Categories: security

Former State Dept. Employee Faces Cyberstalking Allegations (August 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

A former US State Department civilian employee allegedly broke into email, photo storage, and photo sharing accounts of female college students while employed at the US Embassy in London, UK.......

Categories: security

Emergency Patch for Internet Explorer (August 18 & 19, 2015)

Sat, 2015-08-22 22:11

Microsoft has released an emergency patch to resolve a vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that is being actively exploited.......

Categories: security

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