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Practical IT: Beware these 3 web security myths

If you’re in charge of IT security, keeping users safe on the web is one of the biggest problems you face. But there are some outdated notions about threats that can get in the way of effective security. 904 more words

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Jamie Oliver Hacked Again - Daily Security Byte EP.44

There’s a lot of InfoSec news today, but I’m most fascinated with that fact that Jamie Olivier’s web site has been hijacked yet again. It may provide a perfect example of how not to secure your web site. 72 more words

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Cat and mouse game is over for Japanese death threat hacker

Remember the Japanese hacker who taunted police by leaving clues in a memory card that he tucked into the collar of a cat found wandering an island off Tokyo? 343 more words

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Former US cybersecurity director gets 25 years for online child abuse

The former acting director of cybersecurity for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison over his activities on a child abuse image website that was hidden – but not particularly well – on the… 619 more words

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Mega IE Update Corrects 37 Vulnerabilities; Including Zero Day

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  • These vulnerabilities affect: All current versions of Internet Explorer
  • How an attacker exploits it: By enticing one of your users to visit a web page containing malicious content…
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Latest IE Patch Corrects 26 Vulnerabilities

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  • These vulnerabilities affect: All current versions of Internet Explorer
  • How an attacker exploits it: By enticing one of your users to visit a web page containing malicious content…
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FBI used drive-by downloads to track child abuse image suspects hidden on Tor

US courts are forcing the FBI to justify drive-by downloads of spyware onto the computers of people visiting child porn sites hidden on Tor.

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