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How cyber criminals use Twitter to run their attacks

Over the past decade billions of us have taken to using third-party services — which we often get access to for free in exchange for our privacy… 393 more words


The Bureau has fallen

In breaking news the Australian Bureau of Meteorology has been hacked by the Chinese. Government sources are quoted by the ABC as stating that the BoM has definitely been compromised and that this may in turn mean the compromise of other government departments. 268 more words


Same old, same old

We could start to vote for the security breach of the week. We would never be shy of nominees.

What is worse however is that it does not make sense to vote on a corresponding security leak of the week. 150 more words


What is cybersecurity? – Or are you fully buzzword compliant yet?

Every year they’ll chase a different pig through the village, as we say in German. This year in IT security it is cybersecurity. Especially the United States have funded research on this topic and created frameworks as if there is no tomorrow. 247 more words


F-Secure report details Russian cyber attacks on the U.S., NATO and others

Much of the world woke to headlines Thursday morning featuring revelations from a new F-Secure whitepaper on an advanced-persistent threat (ATP) group known as “the Dukes”. 706 more words


Advanced persistent threats – or the new cyberwarfare

Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are the stealth undercurrent of the daily news on security attacks. IT breaches where data get stolen are so prominent that APTs are getting mentioned but overlooked. 364 more words


Data Theft: Why It's Better Lost Than Stolen

With all of the discussion of hackers, advanced persistent threats (APT’s) and email scandals, I thought it was timely for me to discuss my philosophy on data consolidation.   390 more words