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Insider Threat: 3 Faces of RiskWebinar. - GovInfoSecurity

Insider Threat: 3 Faces of RiskWebinar. - GovInfoSecurity | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Features industry specific technology and news updates, up-to-date event calendars, webinar information.
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AFP issues hacking warning after ASIO attack - ABC Online

AFP issues hacking warning after ASIO attack - ABC Online | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldAFP issues hacking warning after ASIO attackABC OnlineHacking movement Anonymous has been credited with infiltrating government and company websites across the world, and now members of the group have set their sights on...
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Insider Threat: 3 Faces of RiskWebinar. - BankInfoSecurity

Insider Threat: 3 Faces of RiskWebinar. - BankInfoSecurity | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
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Security and training official for Pa.'s justice computer system arrested in ... - The Republic

Security and training official for Pa.'s justice computer system arrested in ... - The Republic | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security and training official for Pa.'s justice computer system arrested in ...The RepublicHARRISBURG, Pa.
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Strong passwords are no use against social-engineering iHack

Strong passwords are no use against social-engineering iHack | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security best practices don't stop hackers using social engineered attacks, as a recent, massive iHack proved.
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Advanced Persistent Threats Can Be Beaten

RT @sansforensics: New DFIR Blog Post "Advanced Persistent Threats Can Be Beaten" http://t.co/0IZagBMW...
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Phishing and Smishing Scams

Phishing, vishing and smishing fraud are the most common methods used to scam unsuspecting victims. Learn about phishing fraud or smishing scams to protect yourself.
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How social engineering tricked Wal-Mart into handing over sensitive information

It turns out that good lying, self-effacing small talk and a lucrative government contract can stupefy people into swallowing the vishing bait.
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Google Fined $22.5M For Hacking Safari To Track You

The FTC has fined Google pocket change $22.5 million after security researcher revealed the company hacked Safari and Internet Explorer to track online users.
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How The Computer Criminals Control Information – Types of ...

How The Computer Criminals Control Information – Types of ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
As computer-related crimes become more prevalent, understanding the types of computer-related crimes provides law enforcement an insight for investigative strategies. The first insight is knowing the types of computer ...
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Apple Support and Anti-Social Engineering - Infosecurity Magazine (blog)

Apple Support and Anti-Social Engineering - Infosecurity Magazine (blog) | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Apple Support and Anti-Social EngineeringInfosecurity Magazine (blog)Sadly, education is never a quick fix: it's easy to tell people about a particular social engineering ploy – in fact, Kevin Mitnick's “The Art of Deception” is basically a...
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Computer scientists explore secure browser design - Phys.Org

Computer scientists explore secure browser design - Phys.Org | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Computer scientists explore secure browser designPhys.Org(Phys.org) -- University of California, San Diego computer scientists explored a new approach to secure browser design in a paper presented in August 2012 at the 21st USENIX Security...
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Crime does pay if you're an identity thief and the IRS is paying you ...

Crime does pay if you're an identity thief and the IRS is paying you ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The IRS has improved its efforts to detect and prevent identity theft . However, delayed access to third-party income and withholding information makes it difficult for the IRS to detect fraudulent tax refunds at the time tax returns ...
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Information Assurance Insider Threat/fraud Waste and Abuse Analyst -

August 10, 2012. View the job posting for Information Assurance Insider Threat/fraud Waste and Abuse Analyst - Ts/sci at General Dynamics Information Technology in Arlington, VA.
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New Advanced Persistent Threat Based - FOR508 Released in On-Demand

RT @StopMalvertisin: Sans CF | "New Advanced Persistent Threat Based - FOR508 Released in On-Demand" http://t.co/o3b0htBO...
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WikiLeaks: Americans Being Monitored by Secret Surveillance System 'TrapWire' - TheBlaze.com

WikiLeaks: Americans Being Monitored by Secret Surveillance System 'TrapWire' - TheBlaze.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks: Americans Being Monitored by Secret Surveillance System 'TrapWire'TheBlaze.comThe documents, comprised of emails hacked by Anonymous, identify the program as “TrapWire,” and this could be the biggest of all previous leaks if the...
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Infosecurity - NIST advises firms to have cybersecurity response plan in place

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is advising organizations to have a detailed cybersecurity incident response plan in place before an attack occurs.
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Metasploit: Exploit Trends: Java Signed Applet ... | SecurityStreet

Metasploit: Exploit Trends: Java Signed Applet ... | SecurityStreet | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
#Hacking #Tutorial Exploit Trends: Java Signed Applet Social Engineering and Joomla Exploit http://t.co/mIJZimu3 #Exploit #Article...
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Olympics-related malware goes on a global phishing trip

Olympics-related malware goes on a global phishing trip | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Crave's Eric Mack looks at some of the digital threats taking advantage of the Games and at how to protect yourself. Read this blog post by Eric Mack on Crave.
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Pentagon proposes more robust role for its cyber-specialists - The Washington Post

RT @trevortimm: WaPo: Pentagon proposes "military cyber-specialists be given permission to take action" on private computer networks.
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'Anonymous' hacking group targets ASIO, Defence Signals Directorate

'Anonymous' hacking group targets ASIO, Defence Signals Directorate | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
TWO of the nation's most secure national security agencies have been attacked by hackers.
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FinFisher Spyware Designed For Police And Government Apparently Enters The Wild

A type of (RT @ONLINEBAHRAIN: FinFisher Spyware Designed For Police And Government Apparently Enters The Wild http://t.co/D7dVLoZf #Bahrain #FinFisher #spyware #hacking...)...
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Security firm: New computer virus prowling Mideast ...

Security firm: New computer virus prowling Mideast ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) — A new computer virus tied to some of the most sophisticated cyberweapons thus-far discovered has been found circulating in the Middle East, a Moscow-based computer security company said Thursday.
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NIST updates guide for dealing with computer security incidents - Help Net Security

NIST updates guide for dealing with computer security incidents - Help Net Security | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Help Net SecurityNIST updates guide for dealing with computer security incidentsHelp Net SecurityThe National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guide for managing computer security incidents.
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Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing | Fix My Pc ...

Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing | Fix My Pc ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Phishing has been a common problem for internet users ever since the World Wide Web was first created (okay, maybe not that early). Hackers use phishing.
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