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A Security Lesson from Down Under: Australia’s Banking App Malware Theft

April 20, 2016 Added by:Harvey Boulter

The technology exists for banks to provide spoof-proof communications internally and to their customers, to avoid attacks such as those against the Android apps of major Australian banks.

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3 Requirements for Effective Security Investigations

April 15, 2016 Added by:Tomer Saban

In order to provide security teams with the ability to react quickly and accurately to cyber-attacks and overcome technical and resource-related limitations, here are three fundamental requirements to consider.

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RockLoader Dropper Downloads Locky, Kegotip, and Pony

April 14, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A new malware downloader has been spotted recently, used to drop various malicious programs to compromised computers, including the Locky ransomware and the Kegotip and Pony info stealers.

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SAP Security Notes April 2016 - DoS Vulnerabilities on the Rise

April 14, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov

SAP's April security patches resolve 26 vulnerabilities in SAP products, including 19 SAP Security Patch Day Notes and 7 Support Package Notes.

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Cloud Email Applications Could Put Your Corporate Data at Risk

April 12, 2016 Added by:Yotam Gutman

Third party email cloud application could expose the organizations data since employees now have the ability to grant applications access to their corporate information

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Adobe Flash Player Issues Offer Endpoint Lessons

April 12, 2016 Added by:Amir Geri

The vulnerabilities found in Flash Player have forced Adobe to issue out security patches yet again. Whether the decision is to uninstall Flash entirely or ensure that all updates have been completed across the enterprise, the issue IT practitioners face is related to compliance.

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Encrypted Messaging App Signal Desktop Launches in Public Beta

April 11, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

The Signal secure communication application is now available for all desktop users, after being available via an invitation program only for the past few months.

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"Cyber AIR" Act Would Direct FAA to Establish Cybersecurity Standards for Aircraft

April 08, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has proposed the "Cyber AIR" Act, which would direct the FAA to establish cybersecurity standards for aircraft.

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U.S. and Canada Issue Joint Alert on Ransomware

April 06, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Ransomware has recently become one of the biggest cyber threats to both end users and enterprises, and the United States DHS and the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) have released a joint alert on ransomware threats.

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Managing Insider Threats in Today's Digital Age

April 05, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin

Most research on the insider threat focuses on malicious behavior. However, insider negligence and insider accidents comprise a greater and growing proportion of information security incidents. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) who limit their thinking to malicious insiders may be gravely miscalculating the risk.

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Five Key Security Questions to Ask Your Enterprise Communications Vendor

April 05, 2016 Added by:Michael Machado

The more questions you ask, the more you, as a customer, will have the information you need to determine if a cloud vendor is ready to be your partner in the shared security model that cloud computing requires. Here are five to start with for your Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) vendor.

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Protecting Yourself (and Your Organization) from Ransomware

April 04, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann

While media attention has focused on global terrorist incidents and the presidential primaries, a growing number of business emergencies caused by ransomware are sweeping the world. The risk of this situation escalating into a significant public- or private-sector crisis is growing.

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Security Pros Not Confident in Ability to Fight Ransomware

April 03, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Only 38 percent of security professionals are "very confident" in their company’s ability to successfully deal with the increasing ransomware threat, a new survey reveals.

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WordPress and Joomla Sites Hacked to Host Malicious JavaScript Code

April 03, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Over the past few months, hackers have been abusing popular JavaScript library jQuery to inject malicious scripts into the head sections of websites powered by WordPress and Joomla, Avast researchers say.

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Reducing the Attack Surface is a Fool’s Errand

April 01, 2016 Added by:Paul Morville

This April Fool’s Day, let’s acknowledge that a security strategy focused exclusively on patching and prevention is a fool’s errand and let’s move towards an adaptive approach that includes prevention, detection, continuous visibility and response.

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Why You Should Move Security Away from Security

March 31, 2016 Added by:Nimmy Reichenberg

Automating your security processes and aligning the various groups within your IT department is key to successfully migrating selected operations away from your security team.

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