After years of attempting to generate love by claiming that a Mac “doesn’t get PC viruses. A Mac isn’t susceptible to the thousands of viruses plaguing Windows-based computers.” (apple.com 2012)”, Apple has introduced technology for at least 4 different approaches to strengthening OS X resistance to hostile malware. 571 more words
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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
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
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
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