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Why insider threats are succeeding

Data leaks and other news events over the past few years have brought insider threats to the forefront of public attention, but most companies still lack the means or motivation to protect themselves … 10 more words


Malicious Minecraft apps affect 600,000 Android Users

So you love Minecraft? You might want to be very careful before downloading the cheats for the popular Minecraft game from Google Play Store.
Nearly 3 Million users have downloaded malicious Minecraft Android applications for their smartphone and tablets from the Google Play store, security researchers warned. 23 more words


Recent Breaches a Boon to Extortionists

The recent breaches involving the leak of personal data on millions of customers at online hookup site Adult Friend Finder and mobile spyware maker mSpy give extortionists and blackmailers plenty of ammunition with which to ply their trade. 32 more words


Are You Trying To Improve Security or Just Kingdom Building?

I’m a huge Seth Godin fan. Technically, a marketing guru, but he’s so much more than that. His wisdom easily applies to all facets of business and life. 210 more words

Information Security

Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

Email addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from about 3.9 Million Adult Friend Finder online hookup service are currently available for sale for 70 Bitcoins (around $16,800/€15,300) on an underground website. 38 more words