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Google forgets one little "Yes/No" setting, leaks private WHOIS data

Google is quite the collector when it comes to data.

As we well know, sometimes the Mountain View juggernaut sometimes drives right to the brink… 655 more words


As easy as 123: Xen hypervisor bug found, fixed, phew...‏make sure you're patched!

Popular virtualisation platform Xen has just announced a worrying bug.

Fortunately, it’s already patched.

And, as far as we can tell, numerous major server hosting companies that rely on Xen were given an early warning, and installed the fix before its public announcement. 1,153 more words


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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