April 29, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
The 2013 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report has some important data for software development teams, particularly when considering the likelihood of certain threats to your system.
March 08, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
The HTC settlement is not based on high-profile breaches. Instead, it points out: “HTC America failed to employ reasonable and appropriate security practices in the design and customization of the software on its mobile devices”.
February 01, 2013 Added by:Simon Moffatt
This complex chain of correlated "security big data", can be used in a manner of ways from post-incident analysis and trend analytics as well as for the mapping of internal data to external threat intelligence. Big data is here to stay and security analytics just needs to figure out the best way to use it...
January 13, 2013 Added by:Larry Karisny
We start with one big problem. Internet architecture was never made for security. One of my earliest articles quoted the father of the Internet Vint Cerf by saying, "One of things incumbent on all of us is to introduce strong authentication into the fabric of the smart grid. We did not do that with the Internet."
December 16, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
FireEye has revealed a cyber espionage campaign, named "Sanny", attributable to Korea that hosts command-and-control (C&C) servers used in the attacks, the C&C channel is embedded on a legitimate page belonging a Korean message board called "nboard.net."
December 07, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Sophos was one of the first security firms that has published a report on the security landscape the upcoming year. The document provides an interesting overview on most common and dangerous cyber threats to determine the level of penetration in different countries...
December 07, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Last version detected of Zeus botnet has been successful in the theft of about $47 million from European banking customers in the past year according revelation of security experts from Check Point and Versafe that discovered a sophisticated offensive.
October 24, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Trend Micro has released the 3Q 2012 SECURITY ROUNDUP that presents a worrying trend for malware growth which increased 483%. This includes cyber espionage malware and also destructive malicious agents targeting mainly the mobile world and in particular Google Android platform...
October 03, 2012 Added by:Gianluca Stringhini
We need new techniques to detect and block spam. Current techniques mostly fall in two categories: content analysis and origin analysis. Content analysis techniques look at what is being sent, and typically analyze the content of an email to see if it is indicative of spam...
May 11, 2012 Added by:Theresa Payton
Facebook recently announced efforts to stop spammers by creating the Antivirus Marketplace. The service will provide a free six month license to antivirus software. McAfee, Symantec, Sophos and others are teaming with Facebook to offer free antivirus software...
May 06, 2012 Added by:Gianluca Stringhini
All Twitter Account Markets we analyzed offer both "free" and "premium" versions. While premium clients pay for their services, the free ones gain followers by giving away their Twitter credentials - a clever way of phishing - or by sending out "promoted" content, typically spam...
March 15, 2012 Added by:Alan Woodward
The fact that such large proportion of home machines host unknown malware hides a bigger threat. By hijacking so many PCs it is possible to mount a massive probing operation that can seek out high value targets that are susceptible to classic hacking attacks...
March 04, 2012 Added by:Gianluca Stringhini
We propose a third way of performing botnet mitigation. Instead of learning different features to identify and attack the different botnets, we study how bots behave when sending spam, allow us to distinguish between bot infected machines and legitimate users...
February 08, 2012 Added by:Alan Woodward
The current volumes of spam email are extraordinary. Between 70% and 80% of all email sent are spam. As none of the current methods described here are completely effective, there is still scope for much further research in this area...
February 02, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"Since 2004, OTA has been on the forefront of advancing best practices to restore trust in email and to protect consumers from harm. We are excited about the promise of DMARC and how it builds on these efforts enhancing brand, business and consumer protection..."
September 30, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding
A federal court judge taps his gavel and the request for taking down a domain and all sub-domains is approved. This indicates to me that a corporation is taking care of me, a private citizen. It also indicates that the government cannot or will not protect me...
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