Tag: e-mail

The firm Crowdstrike said that hacking groups affiliated with the Russian government infiltrated the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Trump Dump: Russian Hackers Infiltrate DNC, Steal Research on GOP Candidate

In-brief: sophisticated hacking crews with ties to the Russian government compromised computer networks run by the Democratic National Committee and absconded with oppositional research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Breach of Panama Firm Attributed to Hack

Breach of Panama Firm Attributed to Hack

In-brief: the Panama-based law firm at the center of a massive data leak said that more than 11 million documents were taken from his firm by “hackers” and defended its reputation and practices. 

The Internet of Things is disrupting long-held notions of privacy, security and safety says Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems.

Finding Balance on the Internet of Things

In-brief: For all its promise, the Internet of Things is poised to disrupt long-held, societal notions of privacy, safety and security, argues Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems. 

The controversy over SSL-busting software on Lenovo laptops keeps getting bigger. Is this the end of SSL?

Wire Transfer Scam Shows Assertiveness Works with Phishing, Too

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

Was Malware Behind A Billion Dollar Heist?

Was Malware Behind A Billion Dollar Heist?

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.