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Verizon: Internet of Things Hacks Pose Little Risk – For Now

April 15, 2015 14:391 comment
Verizon said that threats from Internet of Things technologies were more theory than practice in 2014, but that 2015 could see IoT devices play a role in breaches.

In-brief: Verizon said in its latest Data Breach Investigations Report that threats from Internet of Things technologies were more theory than practice in 2014, but that 2015 could see IoT devices play a role in breaches. Like this:Like Loading…

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With Executive Order, Cyber Criminals Join Terrorists, Traffickers on Sanctions List

April 1, 2015 11:320 comments
President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order on Wednesday that put cyber crimes on par with others that can result in sanctions against malicious actors and those who support them.

In-brief: An Executive Order signed by President Obama on Wednesday will clear the way for cyber criminals to face the same sanctions as terrorist groups, illegal arms dealers and drug traffickers. One expert called the Order “momentous.”  Like this:Like Loading…

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Wire Transfer Scam Shows Assertiveness Works with Phishing, Too

March 31, 2015 00:000 comments
The controversy over SSL-busting software on Lenovo laptops keeps getting bigger. Is this the end of SSL?

In-brief: Websense has uncovered a phishing scam that uses “urgent” e-mails from executives to fool employees into wiring money overseas.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

February 16, 2015 19:480 comments
Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

In-brief: Kaspersky Lab issued a report Monday alleging its researchers discovered evidence of a long-running cyber espionage campaign with links to the U.S. government and National Security Agency.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Was Malware Behind A Billion Dollar Heist?

February 15, 2015 17:490 comments
A report by Kaspersky Lab says that a cybercriminal group may have made off with close to $1 billion with malicious software-based attacks on more than 100 banks in 30 countries.

In-brief: The New York Times reports on a massive online heist involving more than 100 banks worldwide and losses of between $300 million and $1 billion, according to the security firm Kaspersky Lab.  Like this:Like Loading…

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