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  • News: Adobe Flash patched after zero-day attacks

    Adobe has issued an urgent patch for Flash Player after discovering a zero-day cross-site scripting vulnerability that is being exploited by email-borne attacks.

  • News: Cloud does not create new security problems, IT expert claims

    The information security concerns that organisations have about cloud computing are no different from the security challenges of existing business models such as outsourcing, according to IT security firm Integralis.

  • News: IT security regulations totally out of date

    The legal framework in which businesses operate their IT and data security is “totally outdated” and “from the 20th Century, attempting to tackle problems in the 21st”, according to a panel of experts.

  • News: iPhone 5 Phishing Attack Preys on WWDC Hype

    Perhaps you've heard about a little event going on this week called the Worldwide Developers Conference? Attackers are preying on the frenzy of hype around the Apple WWDC to launch new phishing scams "announcing" the iPhone 5G.

  • News: Symantec launches iPhone app for Norton Online Family

    Norton, the security software brand from Symantec, has unveiled an iPhone app for its Online Family parental controls software.

  • News: Nintendo hit by Lulz Security attack

    Nintendo has admitted it was the victim of an online attack by Lulz Security, the group that recently hacked the Sony Pictures Entertainment websites.

  • News: Cyber war sabers rattle across the globe

    A formal Pentagon cyber strategy may define which acts of digital sabotage constitute acts war that warrant conventional military retaliation, but cases clear-cut enough to justify such retaliation may be few and far between, experts say.

  • News: LulzSec claims it hacked FBI linked organization

    Hacking group Lulz Security claimed it had hacked and defaced the web site of the Atlanta chapter of InfraGard, an organization affiliated to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, and leaked its user base.

  • News: Australia to draft cybersecuity strategy paper

    In a sign of the growing government acceptance of cyber attacks as genuine threats to national security, Australia will develop its first Cyber White Paper.

  • News: How to check if Sony Pictures hack affects you

    A few computer clicks is all it takes to learn if you were a victim of the Sony Pictures hack attack, but be careful.

  • News: Sony Has Target on Back Thanks to Hackers

    It's not such a happy time over at Sony these days thanks to the bull's-eye on its back.

  • News: Syria drops off the Internet amid turmoil

    Syria appears to be thelatest Middle eastern government to shut down access to the internet due to civil unrest.

  • News: Antivirus Vendors Pounce on Mac Malware Scare

    Coincidence or not, a pair of antivirus software makers are offering new products at a time when Mac malware is making headlines.

  • News: More than E-mail at Stake in Google Gmail Attack

    There is a lot of talk--and diplomatic tension--this week related to reports that attacks originating from China have breached Google Gmail accounts, including those of senior US government officials. The focus is on e-mail, and whether or not e-mail accounts were hacked, but a breached Gmail account is a much bigger prize than just the e-mail account it is attached to.

  • News: Lulz Boat Hacks Sony's Harbor: FAQ

    The hacker group LulzSec made good on its recent promise to embarrass Sony by compromising the personal information of 1 million users of SonyPictures.com. The latest Sony hack is another black eye for a company that only recently recovered from the hack against Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation Network and Qriocity music service in April.

  • News: Battle looms over securing virtualized systems

    There's growing consensus that traditional approaches to network security -- the firewall and intrusion-prevention appliances, the host-based antivirus software -- simply do not work well in virtualized environments for which they were never designed.

  • News: Hotmail and Yahoo users also victims of targeted attacks

    Web mail users at Yahoo and Hotmail have been hit with the same kind of targeted attacks that were disclosed earlier this week by Google, according to security software vendor Trend Micro.

  • News: Sony hacked again, 1 million customers' details posted online

    Sony was today reeling from yet another data leak after hackers broke into one of its sites and accessed name, address, birth dates, emails, phone numbers and password data on more than 1 million customers who entered contests promoted by Sony.

  • News: Checklist for a successful security assessment

    A security assessment is a request to analyze the risk of an IT solution. The request is initiated by a CISO (Chief Security Officer) or ISO (Information Security Officer) within a corporation. It is used to make sure that security concerns are met before changes are made to the information technology infrastructure. There are foundation plans which evaluate the state of new applications or infrastructure. Or there are incremental plans that address changes to the foundation plan.

  • News: NATO warned of threat from Anonymous hackers

    Its enemies include Al Qaeda, the Taliban and North Korea but now a new name has quietly been added to a list of threats the world’s most powerful military alliance, NATO, should reckon with – the Anonymous hacking group.



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