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March Patch Tuesday: Time to Update IE Again | Optimal Security ...

March Patch Tuesday: Time to Update IE Again | Optimal Security ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Addressing CVE 2014-0301, this vulnerability could allow a remote code execution in DirectShow for all supported versions of Windows. The attack method requires a user to click on a specially crafted JPEG file in IE, ...
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Software to block unauthorised commands and prevent malware - Business Standard

ANINEWS Software to block unauthorised commands and prevent malware Business Standard Researchers have created a prototype software, Gyrus, that takes extra steps to prevent malware from sending spam emails and instant messages, and blocks...
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Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
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Car Hacking: You Cannot Have Safety without Security

Car Hacking: You Cannot Have Safety without Security | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Introduction to the article “Car Hacking: You Cannot Have Safety without Security” published by the Infosec Institute. Means, Methods and Countermeasures.
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News briefs: Android malware and massive retail breaches - SC Magazine

News briefs: Android malware and massive retail breaches - SC Magazine | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
SC Magazine News briefs: Android malware and massive retail breaches SC Magazine In late January, upscale retailer Neiman Marcus revealed that malware on its payment systems may have compromised 1.1 million customer card accounts, and that around...
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RSA 2014: Malware rates linked to socio-economic factors - ComputerWeekly.com

RSA 2014: Malware rates linked to socio-economic factors - ComputerWeekly.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
RSA 2014: Malware rates linked to socio-economic factors ComputerWeekly.com “While malware infection rates may be high in some regions where there is a large Windows XP install base, that is not true for all regions, for example,” he told RSA...
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Asian Cyberwarfare: WWIII? | Arizona MUNdi

Asian Cyberwarfare: WWIII? | Arizona MUNdi | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
by Dereck Lammers. What if I told you that World War III would be ignited by the internet? Would you believe it? That is what recent trends are guiding us to believe so. Asia, with China and North Korea leading their way, are ...
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STEM education, the Target data breach, and the Apple SSL vulnerability

STEM education, the Target data breach, and the Apple SSL vulnerability | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Is there a connection between lack of STEM education in America and data breaches like Target or digital security vulnerabilities like the one that recently undermined encryption in Apple products? In my opinion: Yes.
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FireEye names malware's favorite targets, sources - PCWorld (blog)

FireEye names malware's favorite targets, sources - PCWorld (blog) | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
FireEye names malware's favorite targets, sources PCWorld (blog) Malware activity has become so pervasive globally that attack servers communicating with Malware are now hosted in 206 countries and territories.
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Trend Micro Mobile App Reputation Service: Beyond Anti-Malware - Trend Micro Simply Security

Trend Micro Mobile App Reputation Service: Beyond Anti-Malware - Trend Micro Simply Security | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
It is more than 24 months since we released Trend Micro Mobile App Reputation Service. The number of malicious and high-risk mobile apps grew from a few thousand to now more than 1.4 million. The mobile security landscape continues to change.
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'Angry Birds' Trojan Alert: Cracked Versions Might Contain Money-Stealing ... - The Inquisitr

'Angry Birds' Trojan Alert: Cracked Versions Might Contain Money-Stealing ... - The Inquisitr | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The Inquisitr 'Angry Birds' Trojan Alert: Cracked Versions Might Contain Money-Stealing ...
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Putin is shaping events in Ukraine. It's time the west caught up

Putin is shaping events in Ukraine. It's time the west caught up | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Observer editorial: In the biggest security threat since the Balkan wars, western leaders are demonstrating a weak grasp of unfolding events (Putin is shaping events in Ukraine. It's time the west caught up.
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CIA hacked into Congress computer network: Senator - New York Daily News

CIA hacked into Congress computer network: Senator - New York Daily News | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
New York Daily News CIA hacked into Congress computer network: Senator New York Daily News Feinstein's said she went public "to set the record straight" as part of a simmering feud between the agency and committee over the ongoing investigation,...
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Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine

Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine The escalation of tension in Crimea is having repercussion also in cyberspace.
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Who is Making All This Malware — and Why? - How-To Geek

Who is Making All This Malware — and Why? - How-To Geek | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
We've come a long way since the days of infected floppy disks moving between DOS computers. Malware isn't about messing with you, joking around, or just causing damage — it's all about profit. To understand why all this ...
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Cybersecurity: 360 Million Stolen Accounts for Sale on Black Market - The VAR Guy

Cybersecurity: 360 Million Stolen Accounts for Sale on Black Market - The VAR Guy | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The VAR Guy Cybersecurity: 360 Million Stolen Accounts for Sale on Black Market The VAR Guy Maybe the recent high-profile security breach at mega retailer Target, in which personal data from some 40 million credit card accounts and 70 million...
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Hackers spreading Zbot malware using cat and sunset pictures - V3.co.uk

Hackers spreading Zbot malware using cat and sunset pictures - V3.co.uk | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
V3.co.uk Hackers spreading Zbot malware using cat and sunset pictures V3.co.uk Hackers are issuing commands to machines infected with the Zbot malware using popular images of sunsets and cats, according to security firm Trend Micro.
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Netflix phish, tech support scam, same phrying pan

Netflix phish, tech support scam, same phrying pan | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
An energetic hat tip to Martijn Grooten for drawing my attention to a very significant blog by Jérôme Segura on a tech support scam with a phishing twist, from our friends at Malwarebytes. Yes, I know.
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AccessData's Insight Platform for Faster Incident Response to CyberAttacks - YouTube

The AccessData InSight™ Platform is a revolutionary cybersecurity system enabling enterprises to adeptly manage the rapidly accelerating volume of data incid...
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Nearly all apps are vulnerable in some way, report says - Network World

Nearly all apps are vulnerable in some way, report says Network World Technologies and processes for reducing application vulnerabilities include secure coding standards, vulnerability scanning, web application firewalls and intrusion detection,...
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Whoa. An average of 1.5 million intrusion attempts are made on Cisco’s network e v e r y day. http://stwb.co/pascep

Whoa. An average of 1.5 million intrusion attempts are made on Cisco’s network e v e r y day. http://stwb.co/pascep ("@PCS_Shelton: Whoa. An average of 1.5 million intrusion attempts are made on Cisco’s network e v e r y day.
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Don't use your debit card for Chicago area taxis

Don't use your debit card for Chicago area taxis | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
First American bank has reported that a series of fraudulent charges have been occurring on user's debit accounts after frequenting cab companies in the Chicago area. A line item for ChiTaxi seems...
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Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club - TechCrunch

Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club - TechCrunch | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club TechCrunch For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server.
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Govt may allow security agencies to access users' mobile data - Economic Times

Govt may allow security agencies to access users' mobile data - Economic Times | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Economic Times Govt may allow security agencies to access users' mobile data Economic Times According to the draft norms reviewed by ET, telcos would have to share information on attacks on their networks, intrusion and frauds with government...
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