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Poodle Impacts TLS Protocol (December 8 & 9, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

The vulnerability known as Poodle has been found to impact the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, so users who patched websites against the flaw in SSL earlier this year will need to check to see if they are still vulnerable to exploit through the flaw.......

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White House Issues New Commitments to Support Computer Science Education (December 8, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

A White House initiative to bring computer science education to US middle and high school students has participating school districts in Districts in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago and other large cities representing more than four million secondary school students.......

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Former Apple Executive Gets prison Sentence for Selling Insider Data (December 8, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

Former Apple global supply manager Paul Shin Devine has been sentenced to a year in prison for selling information about the company to its suppliers so they could negotiate better deals.......

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ISP Content Filters Blocked Access to CCC Sites (December 8, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

Content filters in use by Internet service providers (ISPs) Vodafone and Three have blocked users' access to the Chaos Communications Congress (CCC) as its annual conference approaches.......

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Vulnerabilities in Google App Engine (December 8 & 9, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

Google is investigating reports of more than two dozen serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of the Google App Engine.......

Categories: security

UK Police Not Receiving Adequate Cyber Crime Training (December 7, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

According to a survey of UK police intelligence analysts, British police are not receiving adequate training to equip them with what they need to know to fight cyber crime.......

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German Court Blocks Turkish Man's Extradition to US (December 2 & 5, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

A Germany court has blocked the extradition of Ercan Findikoglu to the US to face charges that he is the alleged mastermind responsible a series of online credit card thefts.......

Categories: security

Judge Says Banks Can Sue Target (December 4 & 8, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41

A US District Court judge in Minnesota has ruled that banks affected by the Target data breach may sue Target for negligence.......

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