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Global market grows for fake clicks | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Global market grows for fake clicks  | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Companies are capitalizing on the chance to make millions of dollars by duping social media.
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Online of fire: Bungling troops rapped for posting military secrets on social networking sites

Online of fire: Bungling troops rapped for posting military secrets on social networking sites | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Material and information on operations, equipment and even the ultra-sensitive special forces and secret units was posted on Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn
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Midsize Insider: Social and Mobile Platforms on the Rise at Midsize Firms

Midsize Insider: Social and Mobile Platforms on the Rise at Midsize Firms | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Practical Perspectives for the Midsize Business. Brought to you by IBM.
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Facebook, Google, and other social network credentials need update after theft | PCWorld

Facebook, Google, and other social network credentials need update after theft | PCWorld | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Almost 2 million users of social networks should be changing their passwords, as stolen login credentials were found on a botnet server.
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Online privacy: how secure are you?

Online privacy: how secure are you? | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Expert advice on deterring both government spies and ordinary fraudsters – plus some help from five well-known netizens, including Sheila Hancock, Philippa Perry and Will.i.am
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Who's Responsible for Social Media Security?

Who's Responsible for Social Media Security? | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals how users pass the buck on social media security.
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Silicon Valley nerds seek revenge on NSA spies with coding

Silicon Valley nerds seek revenge on NSA spies with coding | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Technology giants are fighting back against the NSA by using harder-to-crack code to shield their networks.
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Report: Social Media Gets Abused -- Dark Reading

Report: Social Media Gets Abused -- Dark Reading | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
New data culled from real-world branded social media accounts shows cybercriminals' obsession with going social
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Websense Security Labs Reveals Eight Cybersecurity Predictions for 2014 - The Sacramento Bee

Websense Security Labs Reveals Eight Cybersecurity Predictions for 2014 - The Sacramento Bee | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- This year, cybersecurity took center stage with nation-state attacks, numerous high-profile data breaches and prominent cybercriminal arrests.
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US agency employees let invented woman expert into the network

US agency employees let invented woman expert into the network | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Once again, and more spectacularly, security researchers have proved that attackers wielding a fake LinkedIn account sporting the image of a...
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LinkedIn Intro called 'a dream for attackers' by security researchers

LinkedIn Intro called 'a dream for attackers' by security researchers | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's Intro, an ambitious service that inserts LinkedIn profile information into your iOS emails, has been slammed by security researchers. As The New York Times reports, several researchers...
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Twitter Two-Factor Lockout: One User's Horror Story -- InformationWeek

Twitter Two-Factor Lockout: One User's Horror Story -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Is the security payoff from using Twitter's two-factor authentication system worth the risk of losing account access?
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Protecting Brand And Data While Staying Social -- Dark Reading

Protecting Brand And Data While Staying Social -- Dark Reading | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Despite worries about social media, most companies are not monitoring it for threats
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TED Weekends: The best TED talk videos and blog posts on Huffington Post

TED Weekends: The best TED talk videos and blog posts on Huffington Post | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Explore this week's idea on #TEDWeekends on The Huffington Post and help it grow. Because ideas aren't set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, discussed and reacted to, they morph into an even more potent form.
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'Absolute Security Is A Myth'

Anjali Kaushik, author of 'Sailing Safe In Cyberspace', says that urgency to adopt safe practices to protect identity and data on computers and network is an important issue
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CompTIA Blog - IT Industry Insights & Perspectives > ChannelTrends: The Ever-Increasing Value of Top-Notch IT Security Skills

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IT Security and Risk Management: An overview | ZDNet

IT Security and Risk Management: An overview | ZDNet | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Traditional network and endpoint defence tools are necessary but no longer sufficient to defeat today's increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. We outline the scale of the problem, and examine some next-generation solutions.
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Newsroom - Press Releases > False Sense of Security? Executives Confident about Readiness, but CompTIA Study Suggests New Threats May be Overlooked

Newsroom - Press Releases > False Sense of Security? Executives Confident about Readiness, but CompTIA Study Suggests New Threats May be Overlooked | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
CompTIA’s press releases discuss news about company activities, events, and certification programs for the computer technology industry and IT services.
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Wombat Security Technologies Discusses Social Engineering "Capture the Flag" Results Proving Security Awareness and Training Neglect - EIN News

Wombat Security Technologies Discusses Social Engineering "Capture the Flag" Results Proving Security Awareness and Training Neglect - EIN News | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Wombat Security Technologies Discusses Social Engineering "Capture the Flag" Results Proving Security Awareness and Training Neglect. Press release distribution provided by EIN News
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Survey: Many still lax with social media privacy

Survey: Many still lax with social media  privacy | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Security firm ESET conducts poll with Harris Interactive about online security habits
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Insurers Report a 54% Increase in Security ‘Incidents’ in the past 12 months

Insurers Report a 54% Increase in Security ‘Incidents’ in the past 12 months | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Insurers Report a 54% Increase in Security Incidents in the past 12 months
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Hackers Easily Spread Malware Using a Beautiful Woman and Social Engineering

Hackers Easily Spread Malware Using a Beautiful Woman and Social Engineering | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
World Wide Tech was sanctioned by an agency to infiltrate another agency's networks, and they did so using a profile of a beautiful woman.
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Fake femme fatale dupes IT guys at US government agency

Fake femme fatale dupes IT guys at US government agency | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Some offered her jobs, asked her out to dinner, or offered to help her get network access and a laptop. In short, men who should know better flocked to "Emily", supposedly a 28-year-old MIT grad wi...
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