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Twitter Suffers another Hacking Incident: this Time it's Reuters - Industry Leaders Magazine

Twitter Suffers another Hacking Incident: this Time it's Reuters - Industry Leaders Magazine | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
VentureBeatTwitter Suffers another Hacking Incident: this Time it's ReutersIndustry Leaders MagazineAccording to Reuters News, one of its Twitter profiles suffered a hacking episode on Sunday and subsequently, was responsible for posting misleading...
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Couple Of Thieves: Man And Wife Duo Plead Guilty To Largest Identity Theft Case In U.S. History

Couple Of Thieves: Man And Wife Duo Plead Guilty To Largest Identity Theft Case In U.S. History | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
It has been called the largest and most sophisticated identity theft case ever seen in the U.S., according to Queens (N.Y.) District Attorney Richard Brown.
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CYBER SABOTAGE: Basic Aussie services under threat

CYBER SABOTAGE: Basic Aussie services under threat | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA'S gas, electricity, water and transport computer systems are 20 years out of date and falling victim to cyber attacks daily, IT security experts say.
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U.S. infrastructure vulnerable to attack

U.S. infrastructure vulnerable to attack | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
A recent survey shows security experts have little faith that government regulation will be the answer to cyber security problems (#computer #security If it is left to the politicians, the door to the nation's utilities…
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6 Signs Your Computer Has Been Infected ... and 4 Ways to Fix It

6 Signs Your Computer Has Been Infected ... and 4 Ways to Fix It | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
How can you be sure your computer's infected?
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Apple's Secure Password Advice No Help Against 'Epic Hack' | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Apple's Secure Password Advice No Help Against 'Epic Hack' | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Lessons we should all learn from the hacking/social engineering attack on journalist Mat Honan http://t.co/79rdStn9...
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Social Engineering and Weak Security Affect Apple and Amazon

Social Engineering and Weak Security Affect Apple and Amazon | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
You have undoubtedly already heard that an iCloud account belonging Mat Honan, was accessed by hackers and completely pwned.
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Computer virus alert: FBI Ransom Virus

Computer virus alert: FBI Ransom Virus | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
There's a new virus targeting our computers, and it's a nasty one. It pretends to be the FBI and it looks very official.
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Malware at Stake: LinekedIn Invitation Phishing - BlackHole in Action (2)

Malware at Stake: LinekedIn Invitation Phishing - BlackHole in Action (2) | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
LinekedIn Invitation Phishing - #BlackHole in Action (2) http://t.co/bZEGuI5n #fb...
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Mat Honan on being hacked

Mat Honan on being hacked | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Mat Honan was hacked. The nightmare unfolded minute by minute, a sequence of security failures daisy-chaining their way into a disaster.
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Another Wi-Fi Crack Up - The Ruckus Room

Another Wi-Fi Crack Up - The Ruckus Room | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The annual Defcon event is notorious for introducing new cracks, attacks, and hijacks to the computer and network security industries.
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Apple suspends over-the-phone password resets

Apple suspends over-the-phone password resets | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Following the incredible social engineering hack suffered by Wired's Mat Honan over the weekend, Apple's shut down the exploit by "ordering support staff to immediately stop processing AppleID password changes requested over the phone." (Apple suspends...
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New Mac Malware Hits the Scene - Midsize Insider

New Mac Malware Hits the Scene - Midsize Insider | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
New Mac Malware Hits the SceneMidsize InsiderMidsize Insider is a valuable repository of expert content tailored for small-to-midsized business owners and IT decision makers. ...
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Last 72 hours of Security News

Security News and more (-blogs.cisco.com: (Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Network Defense at Blackhat 2012 http://t.co/wa4n4VkZ) #security...)...
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Fujitsu starts field trials of technology to nix phone scams - Gizmag

Fujitsu starts field trials of technology to nix phone scams - Gizmag | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Fujitsu starts field trials of technology to nix phone scamsGizmagResearchers from Nagoya University and Fujitsu have spent the last few years developing an automated detection system that alerts the recipient to possible phone phishing scams.
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Microsoft will give Windows 8 users 'Do Not Track' options for IE10

Microsoft will give Windows 8 users 'Do Not Track' options for IE10 | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The company is going with the E.U.'s suggestion for first-run choice on the browser privacy feature (#computer #security Microsoft today said users of Windows 8 will be able to change the… http://t.co/NHkpdDSc...)...
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Symantec Intelligence Report: July 2012 | Symantec Connect Community

Symantec Intelligence Report: July 2012 | Symantec Connect Community | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world.
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The Apple Roundup: Secure passwords can create a false sense of security

The Apple Roundup: Secure passwords can create a false sense of security | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Here's our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn't miss.
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Apple Really Doesn't Know How to Fix Its Massive Security Exploit

Apple Really Doesn't Know How to Fix Its Massive Security Exploit | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
When Gizmodo alumnus and wonderful human Mat Honan got hacked, the point of entry for the hackers was through Amazon and Apple's lax security policies.
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CIC News 7-08-2012: Nvidia, SCADA, Support scams

For the interactive Qwiki visit: http://bit.ly/CIC_070812 Want to help collect and share news related to cybercrime en information security? Join the CIC Col...
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Your Federal Tax Payment ID: (number) has been rejected | Phishing Emails and Scams | Essex, Hertfordshire, Bishop's Stortford and Harlow | Easykey

Your Federal Tax Payment ID: (number) has been rejected | Phishing Emails and Scams | Essex, Hertfordshire, Bishop's Stortford and Harlow | Easykey | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Scam Email: Return Reason Code R21 - The identification number used in the Company Identification Field is not valid.
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Are you vulnerable to the iCloud social engineering hack?

Are you vulnerable to the iCloud social engineering hack? | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Are you vulnerable to the iCloud social engineering hack? (RT @adam_turner: Are you vulnerable to the iCloud social engineering hack?
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How to Delete the Desktop Security 2010 Spyware instantly? | Desktop Computer PC

Users who have Desktop Security 2010 should be wary of any warnings or notifications, which are designed entirely to prompt users to enter credit card (How to Delete the Desktop Security 2010 Spyware instantly?
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[Infographic] 10 Facts about Identity Theft

[Infographic] 10 Facts about Identity Theft | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
This is a humorous infographic by WizardGuard, depicting 10 eye-opening facts about identity theft.
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Security Insiders to Mitt Romney: Nuclear Iran Not World's Greatest Threat - National Journal

Security Insiders to Mitt Romney: Nuclear Iran Not World's Greatest Threat - National Journal | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security Insiders to Mitt Romney: Nuclear Iran Not World's Greatest ThreatNational JournalThree-quarters of National Journal's National Security Insiders disagreed with a recent statement by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who said a...
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