18 Jul 2012

Varonis sheds light on Dropbox security challenges

“Eighty percent of companies stop their staff from using cloud-based file sharing services because of security fears, claims data governance software vendor Varonis.” Source: Varonis sheds light on Dropbox security challenges | Cloud Pro

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17 Jul 2012

Destroy our cyber enemies, say British MPs

“Security and intelligence agencies should be willing to engage in covert cyber attacks on enemy states using programs such as the Stuxnet virus that targeted Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a report concluded. The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) said it was not enough to just defend against cyber attacks and that

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16 Jul 2012

Hackers Publish 1000+ Encrypted Emails From Oil Industry Giants

“More than 1,000 email credentials from five multinational oil industry companies, including Shell and Exxon and BP, has been dumped online by hackers associated with the Anonymous movement.” Source: Hackers Publish 1000+ Encrypted Emails From Oil Industry Giants

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16 Jul 2012

EU banks advised to assume user PCs infected

“The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has advised banks to presume that all customer PCs are infected given ‘the current situation’ of security.” Source: EU banks advised to assume user PCs infected – Security – Technology – News – iTnews.com.au

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14 Jul 2012

Homeland Security warns of hackers targeting popular Niagara software

“The Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned that a popular system used by organizations around the world to manage millions of machines and devices over the Internet is vulnerable to attack from hackers.” Source:Homeland Security warns of hackers targeting popular Niagara software – The Washington Post

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13 Jul 2012

Hackers can break into your Cisco TelePresence sessions

“If you rely on Cisco TelePresence products for sensive business communications, you might want to stop what you are doing and pay attention to a new warning that hackers can exploit security flaws to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or inject malicious commands.” Source: Hackers can break into

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12 Jul 2012

EU to Banks: Assume All PCs Are Infected

“An agency of the European Union created to improve network and data security is offering some blunt, timely and refreshing advice for financial institutions as they try to secure the online banking channel: ‘Assume all PCs are infected.’ “ Source: EU to Banks: Assume All PCs Are Infected — Krebs

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12 Jul 2012

Yahoo investigating exposure of 400,000 passwords

“Web giant Yahoo has confirmed it is investigating a breach of its system which may have exposed 400,000 user IDs. US security firm Trustedsec said the attack appeared to have originated from servers connected to Yahoo Voices, a user-generated section of the site.” Source: BBC News – Yahoo investigating exposure

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11 Jul 2012

Huawei hires former U.S. defense contractor official

“Huawei Technologies, the world’s second-largest vendor of telecommunications equipment, has hired a former U.S. defense contractor official as its chief security officer as it tries to counter perceptions that the China-based firm is trying to insert its technology into U.S. systems on behalf of Chinese intelligence services. Donald ‘Andy’ Purdy,

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11 Jul 2012

ICF International and SecureState to Provide Cybersecurity Services to Energy Sector

“FAIRFAX, Va., Jul 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — ICF International and SecureState, both recognized as leading providers of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, announced today that they will team with each other to provide a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity and reliability services to energy sector

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