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All Stories From Vol: 17 - Issue: 67
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Pakistan Bans Blackberry Enterprise Server (July 27, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

Pakistan's Ministry of the Interior has issued a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to order telecommunications companies that serve that country to stop access to BlackBerry Enterprise Services as of December 1, 2015.......

Categories: security

Stagefright Vulnerabilities Affect Nearly All Android Devices (July 27, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

Nearly all Android smartphones contain remote code execution vulnerabilities that could be exploited simply by sending the device a maliciously crafted text message.......

Categories: security

Malware Could Breach Air-Gap (July 27, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

Researchers will present a paper at the USENIX Security Symposium next month in which they describe malware designed to infiltrate air-gapped computers.......

Categories: security

NSA to Lose Access to Section 215 Data (July 27, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

According to an announcement from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Security Agency (NSA) will start to purge data collected under its Section 215 surveillance program that expires later this year.......

Categories: security

Three Sentenced in DNS Changer Case (July 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

A US District judge in New York has sentenced three men to prison for their roles in a scheme that infected more then four million computers around the world with malware.......

Categories: security

NIST Draft Guidance on Mobile Devices for Healthcare Organizations (July 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released draft guidance for health care providers regarding the use of mobile devices to access and transfer sensitive data.......

Categories: security

HORNET Onion Router Network Faster Than Tor (July 24, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

Researchers say they have developed a faster anonymizing onion router.......

Categories: security

Belgian Government Phishing Test Not Thought Through (July 22, 2015)

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:16

A regional government in Belgium ran a phishing test on its employees but forgot to inform high-speed train operator Thalys that it was using the company's name in the message.......

Categories: security

The Era Of Cyber Liability: Appeals Court Overturns Neiman Marcus Dismissal (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

On Monday, July 20, the US Court of Appeals reinstated a liability case against Neiman Marcus for potential damage to consumers from the data breach that exposed data for 350,000 Neiman Marcus customers.......

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US Legislators Want to Increase DHS's Cyber Authority (July 22 & 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

US legislators have introduced a bill that would give the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a greater role in overseeing the cyber security of federal agencies.......

Categories: security

FBI Probes 'Hundreds' of China Spy Cases (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

Economic espionage against hundreds of US companies is being carried out by China, the FBI reported.......

Categories: security

Hackers Take Remote Control of Jeep in Planned Experiment (July 21, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

Hackers demonstrated an attack against a Jeep Cherokee that took control complete of the car, from the annoying - blasting air conditioning and switching the radio station; to the dangerous - cutting the transmission and disabling the brakes.......

Categories: security

Legislation Aims to Establish Automobile Cyber Security Standards (July 21, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

US Senators plan to introduce legislation that would require cars sold in the country to meet certain cyber security standards.......

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Cybersecurity Leadership (July 13, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

The rapid growth of Internet connected devices and the security issues they bring means that the boards and C-level executives of organizations must be prepared to make informed decisions about security.......

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Automakers Consortium to Buy Nokia's HERE Mapping Software (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

Several car makers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen, have made a successful bid to purchase Nokia's HERE mapping software, which will become an open platform.......

Categories: security

US Census Bureau Data Dump (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

Cyber activists have taken information from servers used by the US Census Bureau and made the data available online.......

Categories: security

Group Reveals Four IE Flaws in Windows Phone (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

The Zero-Day Initiative Group has disclosed four critical flaws in Internet Explorer (IE) after Microsoft failed to produce fixes for them in the 120-day window the group has established.......

Categories: security

OpenSSH Vulnerability Allows Brute Force Password Attack (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

A vulnerability in OpenSSH could be exploited with a brute force attack that could make up to 10,000 attempts to guess a password during the grace period.......

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WordPress Update Fixes 20 Vulnerabilities (July 23, 2015)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

WordPress has released an update, WordPress 4.......

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Chrome 44 Fixes Vulnerabilities, Introduces a Glitch (July 22 & 23, 2014)

Sun, 2015-07-26 08:43

Google Chrome version 44 has been promoted to the stable channel.......

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