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DFI - Disinformation flies in Syria's growing cyber war - Reuters

DFI - Disinformation flies in Syria's growing cyber war - Reuters | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The NationDisinformation flies in Syria's growing cyber warReutersLONDON (Reuters) - On Sunday, it was a hijacked Reuters twitter feed trying to create the impression of a rebel collapse in Aleppo.
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DFI - Hacking and a rant on texting : What I Learned Today…

DFI - Hacking and a rant on texting : What I Learned Today… | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
I just finished reading an article by Mat Honan on how his digital life was hacked and totally destroyed due to one hacker who just wanted to get his hands on Mat's 3 letter Twitter handle. This is a must read!
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DFI - Apple account hack raises concern about cloud storage - CNN.com

DFI - Apple account hack raises concern about cloud storage - CNN.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
On Friday night, Wired technology journalist Mat Honan was brutally hacked. In a chain of events that Honan would unravel in the following days, hackers took advantage of security holes at Amazon and Apple to gain access to his iCloud account.
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DFI - 5 Tips to Improve Intrusion Detection

DFI - 5 Tips to Improve Intrusion Detection | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The NIST publication addresses four types of intrusion detection and prevention software technologies: Network-based, which monitors network traffic for particular network segments or devices and analyzes the network and ...
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DFI - Watch Out For Fake Wells Fargo Bank Phishing Emails

DFI - Watch Out For Fake Wells Fargo Bank Phishing Emails | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
You know what phishing is, right? Someone sends you a letter fishing for information from you - be it your social security number or bank account.
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DFI - Security Threat Landscape - August 2012

Keith Shaw chats with Derek Manky from Fortinet about the latest security threats. This month, they talk about SCADA, exploits in Microsoft Gadgets and Sideb...
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DFI - AT&T makes it official: 2G service will end

DFI - AT&T makes it official: 2G service will end | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
'Sunset' of 2G impacts security industry due to extremely high number of accounts that use 2G alarm panel communicators (#network #security AT&T makes it official: 2G service will end - It's important for the security industry a ...)...
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DFI - Apple Knows About a Massive Hack Exploit—And Has Done Nothing

DFI - Apple Knows About a Massive Hack Exploit—And Has Done Nothing | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Gizmodo alumni Mat Honan got hacked this weekend. It was bad. But that's not the worst part. Worse is that Apple knows exactly how easy this is, and hasn't done a thing to stop it. (Very disappointing.
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DFI - Tips for Preventing Online Identity Theft: Protect yourself – and your money – on the Internet

DFI - Tips for Preventing Online Identity Theft: Protect yourself – and your money – on the Internet | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
  Internet banking and other online financial services are often easy-to-use and convenient options. There are risks, however, when managing money on the World Wide Web, because identity thiev...
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DFI - Investigation finds 741 tax returns filed from single Belle Glade home

DFI - Investigation finds 741 tax returns filed from single Belle Glade home | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
A small South Florida city has attracted the attention of federal investigators looking into tax refund fraud and identity theft, according to an independent watchdog agency that oversees the Internal Revenue Service .
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DFI - Kaspersky Lab Secure Operating System: It Ain't Windows 8 | The VAR Guy

DFI - Kaspersky Lab Secure Operating System: It Ain't Windows 8 | The VAR Guy | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Kaspersky Lab is developing a secure operating system for industrial, PCS (process control systems) & SCADA (supervisory control & data acquisition) systems.
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DFI - How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

DFI - How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast racist and homophobic messages.
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DFI - Queens couple pleads guilty to roles in largest ID theft scam in US history - New York Post

DFI - Queens couple pleads guilty to roles in largest ID theft scam in US history - New York Post | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
New York PostQueens couple pleads guilty to roles in largest ID theft scam in US historyNew York PostA Queens couple were handed star-crossed sentences for their conniving role in one of the biggest identity theft and credit card scams in US history.
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DFI - What a CXO needs to know about data security in the age of WikiLeaks - CSO

DFI - What a CXO needs to know about data security in the age of WikiLeaks - CSO | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
What a CXO needs to know about data security in the age of WikiLeaksCSOInsider threat isn't always or necessarily deliberate; accidental disclosure can lead to dissemination of information into the wrong hands and do harm to a company's bottom line...
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DFI - Researcher's proof-of-concept malware infects BIOS, network cards without trace

DFI - Researcher's proof-of-concept malware infects BIOS, network cards without trace | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security researcher Jonathan Brossard created a proof-of-concept hardware backdoor called Rakshasa that replaces a computer's BIOS (Basic Input Output System) and can compromise the operating system at boot time without leaving traces on the hard...
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DFI - Trend Micro expands Smart Protection Network for advanced persistent threats

DFI - Trend Micro expands Smart Protection Network for advanced persistent threats | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security firm wants to focus on the sniper, not the bullet or wound (Trend Micro expands S...http://t.co/pPWDs5yc...)...
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DFI - It always turns out to be social engineering | rc3.org

I know how it was done now. Confirmed with both the hacker and Apple. It wasn't password related. They got in via Apple tech support and some clever social engineering that let them bypass security questions.
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DFI - Chorus of voices raises concern about cyber security threat - Examiner.com

DFI - Chorus of voices raises concern about cyber security threat - Examiner.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Examiner.comChorus of voices raises concern about cyber security threatExaminer.com...
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DFI - Kaspersky developing new secure SCADA operating system

DFI - Kaspersky developing new secure SCADA operating system | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab is on the hunt for developers to complete a secure operating system that could fend off the next Stuxnet attack on industrial control systems.
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DFI - Mobile apps are new cyber crime attack vector - IDG News Service

Mobile apps are new cyber crime attack vectorIDG News ServiceTo combat this issue, the company has introduced the RSA FraudAction Anti Rogue App Service that can identify and take action against rouge mobile apps that are out to serve up malware or...
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DFI - Silicon Valley Sounds Off on Failed Cybersecurity Legislation

DFI - Silicon Valley Sounds Off on Failed Cybersecurity Legislation | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
A cybersecurity bill that would have set security standards for the computer networks that govern the nation's critical infrastructure was blocked by a Republican filibuster in the Senate on Thursday.
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DFI - The Social Media Side Of Incident Response [Infographic] | Digital Revolution Leaders

DFI - The Social Media Side Of Incident Response [Infographic] | Digital Revolution Leaders | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Marty Note Great infographic from Brian and I agree with "the need for speed" when responding to customer service incidents. The social web has collapsed time. Amazon is about to start shipping some order same day.
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DFI - Malware at Stake: AT&T Phishing Attack - BlackHole Back in Action

DFI - Malware at Stake: AT&T Phishing Attack - BlackHole Back in Action | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
@0xrb BlackHole Back with At&T Phishing Campaign - http://t.co/ylQfKXpS...
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DFI - How to Report Identity Theft - 4 Things You Must Do Immediately

DFI - How to Report Identity Theft - 4 Things You Must Do Immediately | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Need to report identity theft?Read my guide on what you should do http://t.co/gfF4tuEw...
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DFI - Security Suite | Layered Security for Your Store

DFI - Security Suite | Layered Security for Your Store | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Security threats can occur due to computer crashes and natural disasters. #retailers is your system secure?
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