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  • News: Top FBI cyber cop joins startup CrowdStrike to fight enterprise intrusions

    Shawn Henry, who just retired as executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber, response and service branch of the FBI after 24 years there, has been named president of CrowdStrike Services, a division which will focus on incident response and malware assessment. Henry says he accepted the position because he agrees with the company's vision, even though CrowdStrike only debuted a few months ago and its product line won't be out until later this year. CrowdStrike was founded by its CEO George Kurtz and CTO Dmitri Alperovitch, and funded with $26 million from investment firm Warburg Pincus.

  • News: Enterprise iOS, Android apps can be outfitted with tighter security

    Mocana will offer its "injectable" app security features for existing and new enterprise iOS apps as well as for Android. Developers don't need to access the source code or write new code to protect mobile apps.

  • News: How to detect and remove the SabPub Mac Trojan

    It’s apparently a low level threat, but our story that Apple's Java update is no protection against new SabPub Mac Trojan that is spreading through infected Word documents, has a lot of people worried. If you are wondering to detect and remove the threat you may be pleased to hear that Authorised Apple Service Provider Amsys has made a tool available that can detect and remove the threat.

  • News: Flashback Malware Still Affects 140,000 Macs

    Apparently not all Mac users got the memo about Flashback, the malware that recently infected more than 600,000 computers running OS X. According to security firm Symantec, roughly 140,000 Mac computers were still infected as of April 16.

  • News: Computer Trojan horse steals credit card details from hotel reception software

    A remote access computer Trojan (RAT) designed to steal credit card details from hotel point-of-sale (PoS) applications is being sold on the underground forums, researchers from security firm Trusteer said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • News: Anonymous offers alternative to Pastebin.com

    The Anonymous hacking collective has launched a new site that it claims will allow users to post material without fear of being tracked down.

  • News: DEMO 2012 products that cater to the enterprise

    While much of the draw to the 2012 DEMO Conference in Santa Clara surrounds consumer technology, such as the fantasy politics game or the electric skateboard, the conference still has plenty to offer those with a mind toward work productivity.

  • News: HP says commercial software vulnerabilities down almost 20% across industry

    A study done by HP shows that reported vulnerabilities in commercial software applications dropped dramatically last year compared with 2010 -- but that there's little reason to feel complacent since the risk factors for exploitation of these vulnerabilities is significant.

  • News: Anonymous targets Home Office and other government websites

    Hacktivist group Anonymous is staging a second wave of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on government targets. It began by targetting the Home Office website over the weekend, and moved on to other UK government sites including GCHQ and MI6 yesterday.

  • News: Java update is no protection against new SabPub Mac Trojan

    There are concerns that Mac users who think that they are protected because they have updated Java with Apple's latest security update, are not safe from the latest vulnerability.

  • News: Cybersecurity Bill Revised to Ease Privacy Concerns

    As controversial cybersecurity legislation heads to the House floor, bill's authors offer new amendments to assuage concerns that the measure would provide for unlimited government collection of personal information.

  • News: MoD deal with CSC is regrettable, says senior MP

    A senior MP and member of the Public Accountants Committee has slammed the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) decision to select CSC over HP and Capita to provide it with payroll and personnel services, labelling it as “regrettable”.

  • News: Civil liberties groups: Cyberthreat sharing bill still attacks privacy

    A bill in the U.S. Congress designed to encourage private companies and government agencies to share cyberthreat information with each other still allows the sharing of vast swaths of private communications, even after sponsors offered to make changes, critics said Tuesday.

  • News: Privacy watchdog, lawmaker push for Google probe

    Privacy groups and lawmakers are calling for a new and broader investigation into Google and its privacy practices after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission announced that it had found no evidence that the company broke eavesdropping laws.

  • News: Hackers ramping up attacks against Tibetan activists

    Hackers are ramping up their attacks against Tibetan activists and are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to deliver malware, according to researchers from security firms FireEye and Trend Micro.

  • News: Check Point harnesses cloud security to deter botnet infections in enterprise

    Check Point Software Technologies Tuesday announced a cloud-based threat-detection service that can help to identify botnets in real time and block them from wreaking havoc on enterprise networks.

  • News: Macs under attack, who is safe?

    It was always thought that as Apple products increased in popularity, so would the target on its back placed by cybercriminals. Always looking to take down the king of the hill, cybercriminals finally got to Apple's Macs last week with a botnet that attacked more than 600,000 machines.

  • News: Paying with smartphones to outpace credit cards by 2020, experts say

    More than two-thirds of technology insiders believe that paying with smartphones will overtake cash and credit card payments by 2020, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Internet and American Life Project and Elon University's School of Communications.

  • News: EC probes UK mobile wallet joint venture 'Project Oscar'

    The European Commission has opened an investigation into the proposed creation of a mobile wallets joint venture between UK mobile operators Vodafone, O2 and Everything Everywhere, known as “Project Oscar”.

  • News: Austrian police arrest 15-year-old suspected of 259 hack attacks

    Austrian police have arrested a 15-year-old suspected of 259 hack attacks in three months, they said Monday. The youth has confessed, the Federal Criminal Police Office said.



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