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'Ripper' ATM Malware: Where Will Cybercriminals Strike Next?

'Ripper' ATM Malware: Where Will Cybercriminals Strike Next?
ATM Fraud , Fraud Asian Banks Get Stung; Expert Predicts More Attacks Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • August 31, 2016     ATM in Bangkok. Photo: nist6dh (Flickr/CC) Daniel Regalado,...
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Defending the Inside and Outside of Data Centers

Data centers aren't easy to secure, which makes them big targets for hackers. And it's challenging for defenders to keep abreast of near-constant changes in applications and data. Defending the perimeter...
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US CIO: Federal Funding Process Played Key Role in OPM Hack

The way the U.S. federal government funds information technology served as a major contributor to last year's breach of computers at the Office of Personnel Management that exposed 21.5 million records,...
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Vint Cerf's Outlook for the Internet He Helped Create

Internet pioneer Vint Cerf sees a secure future for the network of networks he helped create four decades ago as the co-developer of TCP/IP, the protocol that facilitates internet communications. "We're...
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'Guccifer' Hacker Sentenced to 52 Months

'Guccifer' Hacker Sentenced to 52 Months
Data Breach , Data Loss , Fraud Romanian Demonstrated Vulnerability of Web-Based Accounts Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • September 2, 2016     A 44-year-old former Romanian taxi driver with...
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Reporting Medical Device Security Issues the Right Way

A report on the implications of failing to notify manufacturers of security flaws in their medical devices and a conversation with internet co-founder Vint Cerf highlight the latest edition of the...
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Can't Stop the Ransomware

Can't Stop the Ransomware
Anti-Malware , Encryption , Risk Management Can't Stop the Ransomware Bitcoin-Hungry Attackers Target Enterprises Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September 2, 2016     Photo: BTC Keychain (Flickr/CC) In...
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Nashville Hotel Suffered POS Breach For Three Years

Nashville Hotel Suffered POS Breach For Three Years
Anti-Malware , Breach Notification , Data Breach As Cybercriminals Seek Payment Card Data, Hutton Hotel is the Latest Victim Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • September 5, 2016     The...
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Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed

Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed
Breach Notification , Data Breach , Data Loss Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed Hacker Accessed Databases; Breach Severity Unclear Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September 5, 2016    ...
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GOP Report: OPM Failed to Detect 2nd Hacker in Breach

GOP Report: OPM Failed to Detect 2nd Hacker in Breach
Breach Response , Data Breach , Data Loss As One Hacker Was Purged, Another Pilfered 20.5 Million Files, Congressional Report Says Eric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • September 7, 2016  ...
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Fraud Case Centers on Alleged Stolen Pediatric Clinic Data

Fraud Case Centers on Alleged Stolen Pediatric Clinic Data
Data Breach , Fraud , ID Theft Prosecutors Are Not Pursuing HIPAA Criminal Charges Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • September 6, 2016     A former administrative worker at...
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Encrypting the Internet of Things

Encrypting the Internet of Things
Encryption , Technology NIST: Specially Designed Cryptography Needed for Small Computing Devices Eric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • September 6, 2016     The National Institute of Standards and Technology is...
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FS-ISAC's First Chief Info Risk Officer Describes New Role

Greg Temm, the first chief information risk officer at the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, says he'll focus on helping members analyze cyberthreats and expand global threat intelligence sharing....
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Building an Effective Network Defense Using Threat Intelligence

After a significant 2003 cyberattack against the company, defense contractor Lockheed Martin spent 10 years developing a cyber defense strategy taking into account the lessons it learned. Key elements of that...
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Did Outdated Systems Pave Way to OPM Hack?

The ISMG Security Report leads with a report on Federal CIO Tony Scott partly blaming the way Congress funds agencies for the 2015 breach of computers at the Office of Management...
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U.S. Election Meddling May Just Be Russian Payback

U.S. Election Meddling May Just Be Russian Payback
Cybersecurity , Data Breach , Risk Management U.S. Election Meddling May Just Be Russian Payback How Can - or Should - the U.S. Respond? Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • September...
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Brazzers Suffers Unwanted Exposure

Brazzers Suffers Unwanted Exposure
Data Breach , Privacy Brazzers Suffers Unwanted Exposure How Many Porn Site Users Employed Throwaway Logins/Passwords? Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September 7, 2016     Brazzersforums remained offline...
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Report: Russia's Rambler Suffered 2012 Mega-Breach

Report: Russia's Rambler Suffered 2012 Mega-Breach
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Data Breach , Data Loss Report: Russia's Rambler Suffered 2012 Mega-Breach 98 Million Passwords Allegedly Leaked from 'Russia's Yahoo' Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September 6, 2016    ...
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Numerous Cisco Devices Still Vulnerable to EXTRABACON

Numerous Cisco Devices Still Vulnerable to EXTRABACON
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Anti-Malware , Encryption , Risk Management Numerous Cisco Devices Still Vulnerable to EXTRABACON Cisco Patched Equation Group Exploit, But Uptake Lags, Rapid7 Warns Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September...
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Feds Bust Alleged 'Crackas With Attitude' Hackers

Feds Bust Alleged 'Crackas With Attitude' Hackers
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Fraud , ID Theft Group Claimed Credit for Dumping CIA Director's AOL Emails Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • September 9, 2016     Two men allegedly tied to the...
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