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China’s Army Is Seen as Tied to Hacking Against U.S.

China’s Army Is Seen as Tied to Hacking Against U.S. | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
An overwhelming percentage of the attacks on American companies and government agencies start in a building on the edge of Shanghai, say cybersecurity experts and American intelligence officials.
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Quantum cryptography put to work for electric grid security

Quantum cryptography put to work for electric grid security | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A Los Alamos National Laboratory quantum cryptography (QC) team has successfully completed the first-ever demonstration of securing control data for electric grids using quantum cryptography.
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U.S. Cybersecurity Executive Order Signed, Will Affect Many Types of Businesses | HL Chronicle of Data Protection

U.S. Cybersecurity Executive Order Signed, Will Affect Many Types of Businesses | HL Chronicle of Data Protection | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Social media: A security challenge and opportunity

Social media: A security challenge and opportunity | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Generation Y workers are posing increasing security challenges to their employers as they share data unreservedly
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Making the Case for National Cyber Labs | Security Bistro

Making the Case for National Cyber Labs | Security Bistro | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
News and analysis of the latest cyber attacks, security threats, network security, mobile security, data protection and much more.
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Why SEO changed: 5 SEO lessons to get your website on page 1 of Google

Why SEO changed: 5 SEO lessons to get your website on page 1 of Google | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Do you know what SEO really stands for? 5 Search Engine Optimisation lessons with up to date SEO tactics to get your business found online
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Malicious @Facebook App Stealing User Credentials

Malicious @Facebook App Stealing User Credentials | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
I received a Facebook app request this morning from a friend who NEVER sends app requests my way. What was even more suspicious was the name of the app: Updates Data Security Use Policy on Facebook...
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Kaspersky Lab discovered the cyber espionage campaign “Red October”

Kaspersky Lab discovered the cyber espionage campaign “Red October” | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Last October Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team started a new investigation after several attacks hit computer networks of various international diplomatic service agencies. The at...
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How Secure Is Facebook, Really? A Roundup Of Breaches & Flaws

How Secure Is Facebook, Really? A Roundup Of Breaches & Flaws | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Facebook, a website which is less than a decade old, now has over a billion users. Those users share a lot of information about their lives. Where they live, who they associate with, what they like – and more.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why It Sucks to Be the IT Guy

INFOGRAPHIC: Why It Sucks to Be the IT Guy | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
In some companies, the IT guy is expected to be a jack of all trades, tackling jobs from security to systems administration and everything in between. The problem is, not all IT workers are alike, and they don't all have the ...
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BYOD, Social Media Among Top Security Threats of 2013

BYOD, Social Media Among Top Security Threats of 2013 | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Consumerization of IT represents a challenge that encompasses social media and BYOD and goes beyond those platforms.
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Yes, Social Media Is Risky -- Find A Way To Make It Work - Forbes

Yes, Social Media Is Risky  --  Find A Way To Make It Work - Forbes | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Nick Hayes Social media is one of the top three concerns for enterprises in 2012, according to our recent Forrsights Security Survey, and it’s easy to see why: Malware, social account hijacking, data leakage, HR concerns, regulatory compliance —...
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Social Media Provides Fertile Hunting Ground For Phishing Scammers

Social Media Provides Fertile Hunting Ground For Phishing Scammers | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
According to a recent survey by RSA, the number of phishing attempts targeting social media users is on the rise, with an increase of 19 percent over the past year.
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Obama's cybersecurity executive order: What you need to know | ZDNet

Obama's cybersecurity executive order: What you need to know | ZDNet | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Embargoed until the delivery the State of the Union address, US President Obama signed the expected and highly anticipated cybersecurity executive order.
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Sandia unveils two cyber engineering research facilities - Albuquerque Business First

Sandia unveils two cyber engineering research facilities - Albuquerque Business First | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Sandia National Laboratories on Tuesday officially opened its new Cyber Engineering...
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Facebook Login Bug: Lessons Learned -- InformationWeek

Facebook Login Bug: Lessons Learned -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Service interruption at dozens of prominent websites including CNN and Hulu reminds that third-party code integration carries risks.
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Red October malware attacks highlight attribution problems

When it comes to the Red October malware attacks, Red October gave clues to the origins of the botnet, but attribution remains a thorny problem.
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Norton: Cybercrime cost $110 billion last year | ZDNet

Norton: Cybercrime cost $110 billion last year | ZDNet | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Norton's annual Cybercrime report says that in the last twelve months, cybercrime has cost $110 billion, and may have implications for businesses worldwide.
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This study is from September 2012, but it's still valuable to review the numbers. 

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How to Recover Data on HHD, SSD and Flash-Based Memory

How to Recover Data on HHD, SSD and Flash-Based Memory | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Ever encounter a failed storage drive or delete an important file by mistake? Here's what you need to do. Step 1: Figure out if you can do it yourself or need to call in the professionals.
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Mobile devices, social networks to remain security targets in 2013: Sourcefire

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The majority of advanced malware attacks stem from social networking platforms. 

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Air Force Closer to Defining Its Cyber Security Mission - Blog

Air Force Closer to Defining Its Cyber Security Mission - Blog | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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US-CERT Alert TA13-010A - Oracle Java 7 Security Manager Bypass Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the way Java 7 restricts the permissions of Java applets could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on a vulnerable system.
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Advisory: As New Year Approaches, Android Malware Detection Growing - Dark Reading

Advisory: As New Year Approaches, Android Malware Detection Growing - Dark Reading | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
As 2012 comes to a close, cybercriminals are taking advantage of your Android app purchases with mobile malware.
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Zeus Botnet Eurograbber Steals $47 Million -- InformationWeek

Zeus Botnet Eurograbber Steals $47 Million -- InformationWeek | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Sophisticated, targeted attack campaign enabled criminals to steal an estimated $47 million from more than 30,000 corporate and private banking customers.
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