Hackers Target Barclays, RBS, HSBC, Lloyds Bank and Santander Customers

In response to the news that 19,000 malicious Dyre Trojan emails have been sent in three days to customers of Barclays, RBS, HSBC, Lloyds Bank and Santander. Here to comment on this news is Kevin Epstein, VP of Advanced Security and Governance at Proofpoint. Kevin Epstein, VP of Advanced Security and Governance at Proofpoint : […]

Comments on Cryptographers Fight the FBI on Mobile Security

Richard Blech, encryption security expert and CEO of Secure Channels commented on Wall Street Journal report on “Cryptographers Fight FBI on Mobile Security” Richard Blech, Encryption Security Expert and CEO of Secure Channels : “At the end of the day the FBI are behind a rock and a hard place. The government agencies are trying […]

Security Expert Comments on Adobe to Patch Hacking Team’s Flash Zero-Day

Brian Krebs reported that Adobe Systems Inc. said it plans to issue a patch to fix a zero-day vulnerability in its Flash Player software that is reportedly being exploited in active attacks. The flaw was disclosed publicly over the weekend after hackers broke into and posted online hundreds of gigabytes of data from Hacking Team, […]

Security Experts Comment on Hacking Team Hacked

Hacking Team Hacked

Hacking Team, an Italian company which sells surveillance tools to governments and law enforcement agencies, has had its systems breached and 400GB of internal documents leaked. Tripwire security experts provided the following comments: Craig Young, Computer Security Researcher for Tripwire (www.tripwire.com): “These tools could be used by a private corporation to monitor employees.  For example, […]

Teradata Launches First Configurable Appliance for Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

Innovative data platform accelerates time to value Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, launched the next-generation Teradata Appliance for Hadoop®, version 5, which is configurable, ready-to-run and offers a choice of the latest version of Hadoop from Hortonworks® (HDP™ 2.3), and for the first time, Cloudera (Cloudera Enterprise 5.4). This […]

OpenSSL High Severity Bug Patch

Tim Erlin, director of IT security and risk strategy at Tripwire offered the following comments and advice on an alert from The OpenSSL project team that they will be patching a high severity bug this Thursday, July 9: Tim Erlin, Director of IT Security and Risk Strategy at Tripwire: “This type of a pre-announcement is […]