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Taking Your Money Wasn’t Enough – New Ransomware Steals Passwords First!

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:29
Ransomware is a term we’ve heard a lot in recent years, no thanks to the starter of the craze, Cryptolocker. Previously viruses and malware infected a system and caused damage either for a strategic purpose or because someone thought it would be fun. Ransomware is a little mix of the two, by....

SANS Internet Storm Center: Defend Against Social Information Scraping (IT Toolbox Blogs)

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:25
Social networks are a great place to meet people, but they are also a treasure chest for attackers. Simply blocking employees from social networking sites while using company resources is not an effective control. We often think of social network sites as opportunities for employees to share, steal, or otherwise compromise sensitive information.

Work on world's largest star-gazing 'scope stopped after religious protests

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:14
Hawaii Supreme Court blocks Thirty Meter Telescope Building work on the world's largest telescope has stopped after the Hawaiian Supreme Court sided with local groups and withdrew construction permits.…

VTech - Privacy and Data Breaches: A Wake Up Call and Unfolding Massive Legal Issues From This Legal Expert.

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:11
...The VTech massive breach has affected approximately 300,000 Canadian parents and children. Ravi Shukla , Partner and leading Internet and Information Technology expert at Fogler Rubinoff LLP, a Toronto -based law firm says " At this time, it is unclear if the ...

VTech - Privacy and Data Breaches: A Wake Up Call and Unfolding Massive Legal Issues From This Legal Expert.

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:11
...The VTech massive breach has affected approximately 300,000 Canadian parents and children. Ravi Shukla , Partner and leading Internet and Information Technology expert at Fogler Rubinoff LLP, a Toronto -based law firm says " At this time, it is unclear if the ...

Oklahoma City motel employee arrested, suspect sought after robbery

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:41
From Staff Reports A motel employee was arrested and officers are searching for a second suspect after a masked man robbed the Sleep Inn at knifepoint. Oklahoma City police have an arrest warrant for Aaron Thomas Brock, 32, of Oklahoma City, as a possible suspect in the Wednesday robbery of the motel at 4620 Enterprise Way.

New Hampshire company hacks smaller competitor for customer list

SC Magazine - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:30
A linen services company in New Hampshire pleaded guilty to hacking into the computer server of a similarly named, but smaller competitor.
Categories: Cyber Security News

VTech - Privacy and Data Breaches: A Wake Up Call and Unfolding Massive Legal Issues From This Legal Expert.

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:15
TORONTO , Dec. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - "Toymaker VTech says data on over 6 million children taken in cyber-attack" , Globe and Mail headline, December 1, 2015 . VTech Holdings, based in Hong Kong stated said the children's profiles include name, gender and birth date were affected.

VTech - Privacy and Data Breaches: A Wake Up Call and Unfolding Massive Legal Issues From This Legal Expert.

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:15
TORONTO , Dec. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - "Toymaker VTech says data on over 6 million children taken in cyber-attack" , Globe and Mail headline, December 1, 2015 . VTech Holdings, based in Hong Kong stated said the children's profiles include name, gender and birth date were affected.

Schoolboy in TalkTalk case can take identity challenge case

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:08
News Letter reports: A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the TalkTalk cyber attack has won the right to challenge an alleged failure to implement legislation that would protect him from media identification. He was granted leave at the High Court in Belfast today to seek to judicially review the Department of Justice over claims it [Read More.

A third of UK finance industry logins risks customer data

SC Magazine - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:00
Many industry personnel are not assigned unique login and password details resulting in the risk of customer's personal and financial data.
Categories: Cyber Security News

Let's Encrypt says get your free digital security certificates here

SC Magazine - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:00
Let's Encrypt, an initiative of the Internet Security Research Group, has opened its free-of-charge digital certificate store to all.
Categories: Cyber Security News

Two flaws in medical system puts patient info at risk, CERT warns

SC Magazine - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:00
A CERT Vulnerability Note published Dec. 1 warned of a pair of vulnerabilities in the Epiphany Cardio Server ECG Management System Version 3.3 that could be used to allow unauthenticated miscreants access to patient data as well as let them modify it as well.
Categories: Cyber Security News

Canadian Cops Have a New Plan of Attack Against ‘Political’ Cybercrime and Anonymous

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:41
Source: National Cyber Security - Produced By Gregory Evans After several high-profile investigations into Anonymous failed to net results, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are looking to set up a cyber crime team in Ottawa that will tackle online threats to Canada’s “political, economic, and social integrity.

Hackers double their attacks against South Africans

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:41
Source: National Cyber Security - Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers have doubled the number of cyber attacks against South Africans as the expansion of internet access brings more people online. This is according to cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab which has been tracking the number of attacks through its antivirus network.

Australia government agency hacked, China denies involvement

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:41
Source: National Cyber Security - Produced By Gregory Evans Australia’s weather agency computers were hacked, and China could be the culprit, according to government sources. Large-scale cyberattacks hit the Bureau of Meteorology, compromising sensitive systems across Australia’s government, the....

McAfee Labs' 2016-2020 Threat Predictions, Part 2

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:39
My last post previewed the threat trends and developments likely to shape the cybersecurity space in 2016. This post revisits the McAfee Labs Threat Predictions Report to preview the 2020 threat landscape and the likely cybersecurity industry responses to it.

Anonymous Hacks Paris Climate Talks

Cyber Threats Activists - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:10
Passwords and personal information from more than 1,000 climate change summit attendees were leaked. Anonymous-affiliated hackers leaked account and personal information from more than a thousand attendees at the Paris climate summit earlier this week in retaliation for the arrest of protesters.

Przez Wikipedię do garderoby ulubionego zespołu

ZaufanaTrzeciaStrona.pl - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:54

Fan zespołu Peking Duk popisał się wczoraj jednym z najlepszych life hacków o których kiedykolwiek słyszeliśmy. Po koncercie w Melbourne David Spargo po prostu dopisał swoje personalia do strony grupy na Wikipedii i opisał siebie jako „rodzina”. Następnie pokazał ten wpis na telefonie ochroniarzowi, który po konsultacji z przełożonym wpuścił go do garderoby zespołu.… Czytaj dalej

Hotline Bling: China, U.S. Work to Further Cybersecurity Pact - U.S. News & World Report

Economic Cyber Threats - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:49
U.S. News & World Report Hotline Bling: China, U.S. Work to Further Cybersecurity Pact U.S. News & World Report Hotline Bling: China, U.S. Work to Further Cybersecurity Pact. The two countries aim to set up a 'hotline mechanism' for cybersecurity concerns and are taking other steps to discourage criminal hacking.

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