Last Thursday evening I attended the SC Magazine eSymposium: Advanced persistent threats. You have to register with SC Magazine to get access to the sessions. 276 more words
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, Chesapeake and Norfolk for information on the Hampton Roads Telephone Analysis Share Network, a database formed two years ago to help police scour personal telephone data for potential criminal activity.
You’ve probably heard of Sandworm.
That’s the somewhat sneakily misnamed vulnerability (it’s not actually a worm) that made headlines mid-way through October 2014.
Technically, Sandworm was a zero-day, because it was apparently seen in a real-world targeted attack before it was fixed by Microsoft. 671 more words
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In May, researchers observed Android ransomware identified as Koler.A locking up the screens of victims around the world who visited certain pornographic websites – now, mobile security company AdaptiveMobile has discovered a worm variant that is spreading through SMS.