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All Stories From Vol: 17 - Issue: 16
Updated: 3 hours 14 min ago

Attack Targets Businesses That Conduct Wire Transfers (January 23, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

The FBI and the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) have issued a warning about a spam scheme that netted the attackers more than US $200 million in the last three months of 2014.......

Categories: security

Google Will Not Fix Flaw in Older Versions of Android OS (January 24 & 26, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

Google does not plan to fix a security issue in WebView in older versions of its Android operating system.......

Categories: security

Court Dismisses LabMD's Challenge to FTC Breach Enforcement (January 22 & 26, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

The 11th Circuit Court has dismissed a challenge from LabMD to the US Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) authority to take enforcement action against the company for an alleged data breach.......

Categories: security

CyberPatriot Finalist Teams Named (January 26, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

Twenty-eight teams have been chosen to advance to the CyberPatriot National Finals Competition.......

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Malaysia Airlines Site Breach (January 26, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

Malaysia Airlines has acknowledged that attackers breached its domain name system (DNS) which resulted in site visitors trying to access its website being redirected to a different website.......

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Fix for Thunderstrike Flaw in Beta Version of OS X 10.10.2 (January 24 & 26, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

A fix for a vulnerability known as Thunderstrike is now available in a beta version of Apple's operating system.......

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Sony Says Some Critical Systems Won't Be Operational Until Next Month (January 23, 2015)

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:18

Sony has disclosed that some of its critical systems remain offline after last year's attacks and that they will not likely be up and running until February.......

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Some Say North Korean Tie to Sony Attacks Still Doesn't Add Up (January 21, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

US authorities' confidence in pointing the finger at North Korea over the Sony Pictures attacks was recently bolstered by documents alleging that the NSA infiltrated North Korean networks in 2010.......

Categories: security

Google Discloses Three OS X Flaws Through Project Zero (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

Google has disclosed three more vulnerabilities as part of its Project Zero program.......

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NSA Information Assurance Directorate Report Offers Malware Defense Best Practices (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

The NSA's Information Assurance Directorate has released a report titled "Defensive Best Practices for Destructive Malware.......

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High School Students Face Felony Charges for Computer Intrusion (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

Two Illinois high school students are facing felony charges for allegedly breaking into their school's computer system changing attendance information and accessing staff email.......

Categories: security

Barrett Brown Gets Five Year Prison Sentence (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

Barrett Brown, a journalist with ties to the Anonymous collective, has been sentenced to five years in prison.......

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WordPress Disconnects Unpatched Self-Hosted Sites (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

WordPress has disconnected self-hosted sites running its content management and blogging platform that have not yet patched the jetpack add-on.......

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Guilty Plea in Online Intellectual Property Theft Case (January 20 & 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit computer intrusion and criminal copyright infringement for his role in a scheme that infiltrated systems at technology companies and stole intellectual property.......

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NSW Auditor Says Traffic Signals Management Networks Lack Sufficient Security (January 21 & 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

According to a report from the Auditor-General of New South Wales, the systems used to manage traffic signals in the Australian state "are not as secure as they should be.......

Categories: security

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Patch (January 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

Adobe has released an emergency patch for Flash on Thursday, January 22 to address a vulnerability that is being actively exploited (see story below).......

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Unpatched Adobe Flash (January 21 & 22, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

An unpatched flaw in Adobe Flash Player is currently being exploited via compromised websites.......

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Oracle Issues Java Updates (January 21, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

Oracle has released updates for Java that address 19 security issues, including disabling default support for SSL 3.......

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Progressive Insurance Device Security Issues (January 20 & 21, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

A wireless device used by Progressive Insurance to gather information about customers' driving habits lacks adequate security.......

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Technology Analyzes ICS Power Consumption to Detect Attacks (January 20, 2015)

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:33

A startup security company that got its start through DARPA funding focuses on detecting anomalies in power consumption to detect attacks against utilities and manufacturing systems.......

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