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Lenovo is Breaking HTTPS Security on its Recent Laptops

February 19, 2015 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

There's been some discussion about whether all copies of Superfish use the same root key to perform the MITM attacks

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Malicious Emails Can Cause Android Email App to Crash: Researcher

February 18, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

According to Hector Marco, a Spain-based security researcher, an attacker can remotely launch a denial-of-service (DoS) attack against a user by sending them a specially crafted email.

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How to Manage Secure Communications in M2M Environments

February 18, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

For all the talk of the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications making our lives easier, there always seems to be a cautionary tale involving security of these devices around every corner.

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Another ICS Cyber Incident With a Fatality

February 18, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss

Just like the SCADA system affected during the 2003 Northeast Outage had known software issues, DC Metro was aware its computers and fan ventilation systems for dealing with smoke in tunnels needed to be modernized.

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The Year of Threat Intelligence Sharing: Bringing Structure to the Chaos of Big Security Data

February 18, 2015 Added by:Robert McNutt

While no one has a crystal ball to peer in and see what 2015’s landscape will look like, one thing is for sure: hackers are becoming more sophisticated and in order to stave off data breaches, we need to be aggregating and sharing information.

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Many IT Pros Ignore Security Policy in Order to Do Their Jobs: Survey

February 17, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince

According to a survey of 1,000 consumers by ResearchNow, a third of the IT professionals and administrators said they had downloaded an application they were not authorized to use on a corporate device in order to do their job.

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Three Keys to a Successful Cybersecurity Defense Program

February 17, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc

Like any other major initiative, especially a new corporate wide initiative, you need the voice of the CEO.

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ISACA Addresses IoT Risk Management

February 17, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

ISACA has released a new guide for organizations concerned about the impact of The Internet of Everything (IOT) on business operations, addressing the potential value and the associated risks involved with expanded connectivity.

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Another Kind of Indicator

February 16, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc

While the infosec pendulum is swinging firmly in the direction of detective controls, let’s take a minute to think about the waning emphasis on preventative controls by considering a different kind of indicator.

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A Model for Quantifying Cyber Risks

February 16, 2015 Added by:Robert Vamosi

What if you could predict the amount of risk your company might face from digital attacks in the coming year?

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16 Million Mobile Devices Infected With Malware in 2014: Alcatel-Lucent

February 16, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

A new report published by Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Labs estimates that 16 million mobile devices were infected with malware in 2014.

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New PCI Compliance Study

February 16, 2015 Added by:PCI Guru

Dr. Branden Williams and the Merchants Acquirer Committee (MAC) have issued a new report on PCI compliance and the impact of breaches on merchants and MAC members.

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PCI Security Standards Council Statement on White House Cybersecurity Summit

February 13, 2015 Added by:InfosecIsland News

The PCI Security Standards Council applauds the progress made by The White House Cybersecurity Summit at Stanford University.

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PoS Malware Kits Rose in Underground in 2014: Report

February 12, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince

In 2014, while several major companies were coping with breaches of their PoS infrastructure, many smaller retailers were facing the same threat from less-organized groups.

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Breach Detection: At Least as Important as Perimeter Security

February 12, 2015 Added by:Mike Jawetz

If reactionary management of risk is inefficient and impulsive, why do most of us still do it?

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Webcast: Enterprise Security Trends To Watch For In 2015

February 12, 2015 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Please join Virtustream and SecurityWeek on Wednesday, Feb. 18th at 1PM ET for a live webcast on enterprise security trends.

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