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The Secret Service estimated that more than 1,000 businesses in the United States have been affected by one type of PoS malware, dubbed “Backoff.” Seven point of sale providers “have confirmed that they have had multiple clients affected,” said the advisory, adding that “reporting continues on additional compromised locations, involving private sector entities of all sizes.” The agencies encouraged all organizations to check for the the malware, which they say was not recognized by antivirus solutions until this month.
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Secret Service estimates type of malware that led to Target breach is affecting over 1,000 U.S. businesses
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More than 60 percent of the 355 IT and security professionals polled by security firm Spectorsoft in their “2014 Insider Threat Survey” indicated that they weren’t prepared to respond to insider attacks.
IMPORTANT LESSON: Banks do not send emails asking you to provide your credentials!
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Customers of JPMorgan Chase are the target of a massive multifaceted phishing campaign impacting mostly people in the U.S., according to security firm Proofpoint.
I recieved the email below from a colleague at work. At first glance it is funny, the chief security officer being represented by a dog… Hilarious! 671 more words
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When the military’s top cyberwarriors gathered last year inside a secretive compound at Fort Meade, Maryland, for a classified war game exercise, a team of active-duty troops faced off against several teams of reservists.