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North Korea link surfaces in SWIFT banking attacks

If the North Korea link is verified for the Swift heists we may now have a new axis-of-(banking)-evil with nuclear-armed bank robbers.

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European Data Protection Supervisor calls Privacy Shield ineffective

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Giovanni Buttarelli said Monday the agreement is ineffective and may crumble under the same scrutiny that brought down Safe Harbor.

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IC3 report: Criminals use email scams to steal $263M from U.S. companies

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has reported that U.S. companies lost $263 million as a result of cybercriminal groups' email scams in 2015.

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Time confirms Myspace breach, 360M accounts potentially affected

Time Inc. confirmed Tuesday that several Myspace accounts were breached just before the Memorial Day weekend.

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Malware attack shutters University of Calgary network

Computer systems at the University of Calgary were partially operational on Monday following a virus attack that knocked its network offline over the weekend.

Data Breach Blog

The Southeast Eye Institute patient information compromised

The Southeast Eye Institute, P.A. reported a possible data breach after an unauthorized individual gained access to patient data via a third-party affiliate.

Featured News

Hackers offering Microsoft Windows zero-day exploit for $90,000

Hackers offering Microsoft Windows zero-day exploit for $90,000

A cybercriminal is offering up what may well be a valid zero-day exploit for $90,000 that supposedly is effective against almost every version of Microsoft Windows now in use.

June issue now available!

The Threat Hunter Blog

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

These two malwares have been much in the news over the past week or so.

May 2016 Product Reviews

AlienVault Unified Security Management Platform

Significant, mature next-generation blend of SIEM and UTM capabilities at a very reasonable price. Outstanding customer relationship building.

LogRhythm Security Intelligence Platform

Probably the most complete pure-play SIEM we’ve seen with the added benefit of many next-gen features and superlative correlation and analytics.

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server

Excellent price point for a very flexible SIEM/log correlator with lots of features.

Opinions

Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

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