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Notice A Malware Trend Accelerating? Sony... Staples... Target... Many More...

First of all, what is malware. Why should you know? 

You should be concerned if you own a Sony device, have shopped at Neiman Marcus… 500 more words


Why Is Everything Classified?

Why are so many things in our government classified? More importantly, why are our personnel screening and reliability programs so flawed and ineffective?

Right now, the Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may have been exposed following a breach at KeyPoint Government Solutions, which conducts background investigations of federal employees seeking security clearances. 255 more words

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Misfortune Cookie

What is it?
Misfortune Cookie is a critical vulnerability that gives an intruder the capability to remotely hijack home and business Internet routers. [1]

What does it do? 206 more words

The Week’s Technology News – 19th December 2014

IT security needs embracing in the boardroom
Talking from GCHQ headquarters this week, Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude has urged businesses to make IT security a boardroom issue.  1,829 more words

MSP Weekly News

U.S. Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack

U.S. officials have determined that hackers working for North Korea are behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment attack, multiple news outlets reported.


The Most Effective Way Of Penetration Testing (Ethical Hacking)?

Commercial scanner software certainly has its place in web testing. However manual testing and using the cutting edge tools that hackers use is more effective. 51 more words

IT Security

The OWASP Testing Guide Version 4.0 (new)

The Open Web Application Security Project is the most comprehensive testing guide available. It is used by many companies like IBM, HP, Oracle, Black Hat, Salesforce and UPS. 20 more words

IT Security