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Predictable Techniques Succeed in Big Bank Theft

In a report to be published on Monday, and provided in advance to The New York Times, Kaspersky Lab says it has seen evidence of $300 million (or much more) stolen from more than 100 banks and other financial institutions in Russia, in Japan, the United States, and in at least 27 other nations. 279 more words

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Will Governments Increase Their Involvement in Incident Response?

Time (and others) reported that NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers told the International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) at Fordham University in New York:
“Sony is important to me because the entire world is watching how we as a nation are going to respond to .” “If we don’t name names here, it will only encourage others to decide, ‘Well this must not be a… 314 more words

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New In-Flight Data Leakage Channel -- Gogo.

Commercial aircraft WiFi network provider Gogo appears to have been issuing SSL certificates for Google sites accessed via their in-flight service. Technically, the Gogo Inflight Internet service acts as an SSL Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. 170 more words

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Delta Airlines flaw lets others access your boarding pass

Have you travelled on planes in recent years?

If so, I’m sure you’ve had your fair share of security seriousness at airports.

One of the strictest, and perhaps the most peculiar, exchanges I’ve overheard went something like this: 836 more words


Wiper - The AK47 of cyberwar

Hi folks,

Unless you have been living under a rock recently, you know that Sony was hacked, d0xed, and whacked. (The meaning of “Hacked” is obvious. 566 more words

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Alibaba turns into Ali-blab-blab thanks to web server URL security bug

Chinese e-commerce megabrand Alibaba just fixed a rather naughty security slipup on its online retail portal AliExpress.

Israeli security researcher Amitay Dan noticed the problem… 558 more words


More African organizations still lag in cybersecurity

More than half of the African organizations studied in the survey do not have the sort of information needed to successfully counter cybersecurity issues, said EA, the brand name for the… 450 more words