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SAPVoice: U.S. Prepares Counterstrike Against Cyber-Attack

SAPVoice: U.S. Prepares Counterstrike Against Cyber-Attack | Botnets | Scoop.it
Move over, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. High-tech asymmetric warfare is the biggest threat to the United States. United States Cyber Command Logo “Cyber-attacks and cyber-espionage pose a greater potential danger to U.S.
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Infosecurity - THOR: a new P2P botnet for sale

A new botnet is nearing completion and is being offered for sale on the hacking underground at $8000.
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Security Staff Feel Largely Unprepared for Cyber-Espionage and APTs - Infosecurity Magazine (US)

Security Staff Feel Largely Unprepared for Cyber-Espionage and APTs - Infosecurity Magazine (US) | Botnets | Scoop.it
Security Staff Feel Largely Unprepared for Cyber-Espionage and APTs
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“I guess a certain amount of inference from the known attacks, e.g.
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Cisco IOS updates fix 10 denial-of-service vulnerabilities - PCWorld

Cisco IOS updates fix 10 denial-of-service vulnerabilities - PCWorld | Botnets | Scoop.it
Cisco IOS updates fix 10 denial-of-service vulnerabilities
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Cisco Systems has patched 10 vulnerabilities that could impact the availability of devices using various versions of its IOS software.
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Web Services Penetration Testing Part 1

Introduction: Web application security is quite popular among pen testers, so organizations, developers and pen testers treat web application as primary attack vector. And, as web services are...
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Ruby on Rails 2.0 – 4.0 vulnerable to account hijacks - Techie News

Ruby on Rails 2.0 – 4.0 vulnerable to account hijacks - Techie News | Botnets | Scoop.it
Techie News Ruby on Rails 2.0 – 4.0 vulnerable to account hijacks Techie News A security researcher has warned that all versions of Ruby on Rails from 2.0 through 4.0 suffer from a vulnerability that allows hackers to hijack user accounts through...
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Financial markets next big cyber target, says US expert

Financial markets next big cyber target, says US expert | Botnets | Scoop.it
Manipulation of international financial markets will be the next evolution of cyber crime, according to Scott Borg, chief of the US Cyber Consequences Unit (Financial markets next big cyber target, says US expert - Manipulation of international...
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Operation DeputyDog: Zero-Day (CVE-2013-3893) Attack Against Japanese Targets

Operation DeputyDog: Zero-Day (CVE-2013-3893) Attack Against Japanese Targets | Botnets | Scoop.it
FireEye has discovered a campaign leveraging the recently announced zero-day CVE-2013-3893. This campaign, which we have labeled ‘Operation DeputyDog', began as early as August 19, 2013 and appears to have targeted organizations in Japan.
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Cisco IOS Update Patches Eight Vulnerabilities - Threatpost

Cisco IOS Update Patches Eight Vulnerabilities - Threatpost | Botnets | Scoop.it
Cisco IOS Update Patches Eight Vulnerabilities Threatpost Telecommunications company Cisco this week is warning customers and those running their software of eight separate vulnerabilities it has patched in its internetwork operating system (IOS)...
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Research detects dangerous malware hiding in peripherals - SC Magazine Australia

Research detects dangerous malware hiding in peripherals - SC Magazine Australia | Botnets | Scoop.it
Research detects dangerous malware hiding in peripherals SC Magazine Australia After beginning life last year as a keylogger, DAGGER has recently been upgraded with new functionality and now included the ability to update its attack behaviour...
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How to avoid being one of the "73%" of WordPress sites vulnerable to attack

How to avoid being one of the "73%" of WordPress sites vulnerable to attack | Botnets | Scoop.it
Researchers have concluded that 73% of the 40,000 most popular websites that use WordPress software are vulnerable to attack. But they admit they might be wrong.
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16-Year-Old Arrested After 'Biggest Cyberattack Ever'

16-Year-Old Arrested After 'Biggest Cyberattack Ever' | Botnets | Scoop.it
A 16-year-old schoolboy from London has been arrested in connection with a cyberattack on the Dutch anti-spam group Spamhaus, which was labeled by experts as the "biggest cyberattack ever." The attack reportedly slowed down the Internet in certain...
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Security Threat Intensifies for Service Providers - Light Reading

Security Threat Intensifies for Service Providers - Light Reading | Botnets | Scoop.it
Security Threat Intensifies for Service Providers Light Reading In the era of bring-your-own-device (BYoD), mobile phone security is an issue for enterprises because of the potential co-mingling of business data on personal phones that aren't...
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Q&A: FBI agent fights cyberattacks on corporate America - Phys.Org

Q&A: FBI agent fights cyberattacks on corporate America - Phys.Org | Botnets | Scoop.it
Q&A: FBI agent fights cyberattacks on corporate America
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Agents under his command handle major cyber cases and support other computer-intensive FBI investigations. Cyberattacks have ...
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Tor Botnet Connected to Massive Click Fraud Operation - The State of Security

Tor Botnet Connected to Massive Click Fraud Operation - The State of Security | Botnets | Scoop.it
Microsoft Malware Protection Center researcher Geoff McDonald asserts that the long-though-dead Sefnit malware that is driving a massive click fraud operation is in the same family of malware as the recently discovered Mevade botnet thought...
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USN-1974-1 - Alert Detail - Security Database

USN-1974-1 - Alert Detail - Security Database | Botnets | Scoop.it
Security-Database help your corporation foresee and avoid any security risks that may impact your IT infrastructure and business applications.
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RSA warns consumers of NSA linked encryption vulnerability - Computer Business Review

RSA warns consumers of NSA linked encryption vulnerability - Computer Business Review | Botnets | Scoop.it
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RSA warns consumers of NSA linked encryption vulnerability. Security. by CBR Staff Writer| 23 September 2013.
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UMBC professor nabs $75K award to develop malware defense

UMBC professor nabs $75K award to develop malware defense | Botnets | Scoop.it
A University of Maryland, Baltimore County professor has received a $75,000 award from the National Science Foundation to develop ways to protect computers against malicious software.
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IE zero-day vulnerability exploited more widely than previously thought - PCWorld

IE zero-day vulnerability exploited more widely than previously thought - PCWorld | Botnets | Scoop.it
IE zero-day vulnerability exploited more widely than previously thought PCWorld A recently announced and yet-to-be-patched vulnerability that affects all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) has been exploited in targeted attacks against...
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Radware and Brinkster Extend Cyber Security Coverage With Hybrid Attack ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Radware and Brinkster Extend Cyber Security Coverage With Hybrid Attack ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Botnets | Scoop.it
Radware and Brinkster Extend Cyber Security Coverage With Hybrid Attack ...
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MAHWAH, N.J., Sept.
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Cyber attacks a growing problem for Canadian universities | Toronto Star

Cyber attacks a growing problem for Canadian universities  | Toronto Star | Botnets | Scoop.it
Schools face a barrage of hacking attempts aimed in part at sensitive research (RT @teamktown: RT @torontostar: Cyber attacks a growing problem for CDN universities http://t.co/7G7oo4yDEl < +1...
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Trojan Variant "Caphaw" Targets 24 Banks - American Banker (subscription)

Trojan Variant "Caphaw" Targets 24 Banks - American Banker (subscription) | Botnets | Scoop.it
Trojan Variant "Caphaw" Targets 24 Banks American Banker (subscription) For example, it might be used to install a downloader or dropper Trojan, which may in turn install a proxy Trojan used to relay spam or a keylogger Trojan that monitors and...
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Ten Trending Cyberthreat Attacks In 2013 - CRN India

Ten Trending Cyberthreat Attacks In 2013 - CRN India | Botnets | Scoop.it
Ransomware is hijacking systems in greater numbers, and AutoRun malware infections, spread by thumb drives, are also rising, according to McAfee’s latest threat report (RT yourpcmatters Ten Trending Cyberthreat Attacks In 2013 - CRN.in
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London schoolboy secretly arrested over 'world's biggest cyber attack' - Evening Standard

London schoolboy secretly arrested over 'world's biggest cyber attack' - Evening Standard | Botnets | Scoop.it
Evening Standard London schoolboy secretly arrested over 'world's biggest cyber attack' Evening Standard The boy's arrest, by detectives from the National Cyber Crime Unit, followed an international police operation against those suspected of...
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Beta Bot: A New Trend in Cyber-Attacks - BankInfoSecurity.com

Beta Bot: A New Trend in Cyber-Attacks - BankInfoSecurity.com | Botnets | Scoop.it
Beta Bot: A New Trend in Cyber-Attacks
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A new warning about malware designed to target payment platforms highlights why anti-virus software is increasingly ineffective at preventing account compromises.
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