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

June 14, 2016 15:190 comments
The firm Crowdstrike said that hacking groups affiliated with the Russian government infiltrated the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

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.

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Breach of Panama Firm Attributed to Hack

April 5, 2016 09:430 comments
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. 

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Finding Balance on the Internet of Things

March 21, 2016 08:451 comment
The Internet of Things is disrupting long-held notions of privacy, security and safety says Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems.

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. 

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Wire Transfer Scam Shows Assertiveness Works with Phishing, Too

March 31, 2015 00:00Comments Off on Wire Transfer Scam Shows Assertiveness Works with Phishing, Too
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. 

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Was Malware Behind A Billion Dollar Heist?

February 15, 2015 17:49Comments Off on 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. 

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