Snowden: A Review

Overview Oliver Stone’s new film, Snowden, reignites the national debate around the potentially competing interests of protecting America from terrorism and protecting our civil liberties. Stone uses two National Security Agency (NSA) initiatives to ask how much power the U.S. government should have under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to conduct electronic surveillance, emergency […]

IP EXPO Europe Collaborating With HPE For 2016 Event

Having driven technology innovation for over 75 years, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is one of the world’s most influential business technology companies. HPE has focused on delivering breakthrough technologies and pioneering revolutionary research in order to help organisations of all sizes, from global enterprises to local start-ups, transition from traditional technology platforms to the IT systems of […]

‘Just For Men’ Hair Product Site Serves Trojan

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Malware writers have penetrated the website of for male hair products, Just For Men, foisting a password-stealing trojan at visitors, Malware bytes researcher Jerome Segura says. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software commented below. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software: “Many users of CMS systems like WordPress are on […]

Reddit Users Targeted With Malware Attack To Empty Cryptocurrency Wallets

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Following the news that the criminals are targeting Reddit users with a drive-by malware attack to empty cryptocurrency wallets (original Reddit thread), Brian Laing, VP at Lastline commented below. Brian Laing, VP at Lastline: “Reddit uses very basic authentication measures – just username and password. It was never intended as a place to shield financial access which […]

Students Warned Of New ‘Phishing’ Scam

Following the news about the students being warned of a new phishing scam claiming to offer an educational grant in a bid to steal bank details? Chris Czub, Security Researcher at Duo Labs commented below. Chris Czub, Security Researcher at Duo Labs: “Phishing’s continued efficiency and prevalence reveals a widespread lack of solid security fundamentals. While high profile […]

Cyber Attacks Against Smart City Services May Pose Public Safety Threat

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Eighty-eight percent of state and local government IT professionals are concerned about cyber attacks targeting critical city infrastructure London, UK. Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced the results of a survey conducted on behalf of Tripwire by Dimensional Research. The June survey assessed cyber […]

Passwords & Details Of 5m Employees From Big Companies Being Hacked

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Following the news about the passwords and details of 5m employees from big companies being leaked, Steve Manzuik, Director of Security Research at Duo Security commented below. Steve Manzuik, Director of Security Research at Duo Security: “This research highlights the fact that reusing passwords is a very unsecure method and a bad habit we are seeing […]

Possible Breach At Yahoo

Just as Yahoo’s sale to Verizon is pending, news of a possible, massive data breach is hitting. Earlier this summer, Yahoo had said it was investigating a data breach and now hackers are claiming to have access to 200 million user accounts and are selling them online. Tim Erlin, Senior Director of IT Security and […]

Cyber Numbers: Crime $6T Annually By 2021; Security Spending $1T 2017-2021; Unemployment Rate: 0%

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The three pillars of the cybersecurity economy reveal a hacking epidemic which is pushing cybercrime numbers into the stratosphere, pumping up spending on cybersecurity products and services, and creating a cyber hiring hazard for employers. A look at the three categories: CYBERCRIME Cybersecurity Ventures predicts cybercrime will continue rising and cost businesses globally more than $6 trillion […]