A posting from Dark Reading by Quick Hits titled ” Ashley Madison Exposed: Affair Hookup Site Hacked, Member Data Posted Online” Member data pilfered, posted in apparent hacktivist-style doxing attack. Call it hacktivism with a spin: a controversial website for people seeking others who want to have an affair was hacked and personal details of its […]
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A posting from Forbes by Yael Grauer titled “Why Did A Security Firm Mysteriously Ditch a ‘Privacy’ Product?” : Two weeks after Ben Caudill announced that he’d built a $200 hardware proxy which allows Internet users to mask their location, the Rhino Labs owner shut down his project. His much anticipated August appearance at DEF CON, […]
Did Firefox listen to Facebook and just kill Flash?
A posting from dark reading by Marilyn Cohodas titled firwall smackdown: Is there a future for the venerable firewall? Join us for a debate between security CEOs Asaf Cidon of Sookasa and Jody Brazil of FireMon. Show time is Wednesday, July 15, 1:00 PM New York/10:00 AM San Francisco. In today’s BYOD world there […]
An informative article by paul duckin titled ” flash zero-day leak out from hacking team hack, patch expected real soon” Wouldn’t you just know it! Last night we wrote about how Flash troubles come in threes, like those proverbial buses: An emergency update against targeted attacks, followed by… A concerted effort to milk that exploit […]
An informative article by kelly jackson higgins at dark reading titled “Cybercriminal Group Spying On US, European Businesses For Profit” Symantec, Kaspersky Lab spot Morpho’ hacking team that hit Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter expanding its targets to lucrative industries for possible illegal trading purposes. A team of attackers tied to previous hacks of […]
An informative article by Thomas fox-brewster about “Why China Wants Your Sensitive Data”: Get ready America: one of the most notorious surveillance providers on the planet, Hacking Team TISI NaN%, is expanding in earnest on US shores. And, if it hasn’t collapsed as a result of a hugely embarrassing attack on its servers, the likes of […]
An informative article by Laura Hautala at c|net titled “When hackers get hacked: Secretive spy software team falls victim to attack”: It seems no one is safe on the Internet. The latest example: hackers claimed to breach the files of Italian spy software company Hacking Team and then used the company’s own Twitter account to broadcast […]
An informative video on cloud and the security skill gap from Darkreading.com F5 Network security evangelist David Holmes offers concrete advice about how cloud outsourcing can help companies with a talent shortfall solve three enterprise security problems: application security, penetration testing, and bug bounties. To look at the video click here:
An informative article by Lee Munson at nakedsecurity.com titled “Hillary Clinton: China hacks ‘everything that doesn’t move’ in the US” US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of state-sponsored hacking designed to steal both trade secrets and government information. Speaking at a Fourth of July campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday, the former […]