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Apple can decrypt iPhones for cops; Google can remotely

Apple can decrypt iPhones for cops; Google can remotely | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Apple apparently has the power to decrypt iPhone storage in response to law-enforcement requests, though they won't say how.
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Two hospital staff jailed for data theft - CHINA - SHANGHAI - Globaltimes.cn

Two hospital staff jailed for data theft - CHINA - SHANGHAI - Globaltimes.cn | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Huangpu District People’s Court has sentenced two former hospital employees each to one year in jail for selling medication usage data to pharmaceutical companies, local media reported Saturday.
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ENISA analyzes major security incidents in the EU

ENISA analyzes major security incidents in the EU | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) today issued a new report providing an overview of the major outage i...
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Google to encrypt Cloud Storage data by default

Google to encrypt Cloud Storage data by default | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Users can choose if they want to hold the encryption keys themselves
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Microsoft: After April 8th, Windows XP will have "zero day" exploits forever - Neowin

Microsoft: After April 8th, Windows XP will have "zero day" exploits forever - Neowin | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Microsoft has sent out another message to Windows XP users to upgrade before April 8th, 2014, saying that after its official support date ends, it will "have a 'zero day' vulnerability forever."
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Irony Alert: Pentagon Now Sees Big Data as 'National Security Threat'

Irony Alert: Pentagon Now Sees Big Data as 'National Security Threat' | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
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oo the irony.. #bigData now a #Security #threat

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DEF CON: 30 Percent Of Mobile Malware Made By 10 Russian Firms

Lookout claims 30 percent of all the mobile malware it sees comes from 10 Russian mobile malware factories, with thousands of affiliates involved too
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Infosecurity - Royal Baby: Exclusive Pics! – Don't Fall for It

Infosecurity - Royal Baby: Exclusive Pics! – Don't Fall for It | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
When Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, went into labor with the child who recently became third in line for the throne of England, the event immediately had millions of royal-watchers riveted – and, apparently, plenty of spammers ready to...
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Britain to review Huawei cyber centre to allay security fears

Britain to review Huawei cyber centre to allay security fears | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will review the operations of a cyber security centre in southern England run by China's Huawei to ensure the country's telecommunications are protected, the government said...
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Cyber attacks on stock exchanges put markets at risk: report

Cyber attacks on stock exchanges put markets at risk: report | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Around half of the world's securities exchanges were the target of cyber-attacks last year, according to a paper based on a survey of 46 exchanges released on Tuesday.The prevalence (RT @cyberdefenseFR: les marchés boursiers,...

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ICS-CERT: Surge In Brute-Force Attacks Against Energy Industry -- Dark Reading

ICS-CERT: Surge In Brute-Force Attacks Against Energy Industry -- Dark Reading | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Incidents with energy sector in fiscal 2012 included advanced persistent threat (APT)-type attacks, and sophisticated as well as common malware, report says (#APT #SCADA #Security http://t.co/h3UgOmcrUd)...
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Self-propagating ZeuS source code offered for sale in the underground

Self-propagating ZeuS source code offered for sale in the underground | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
A new variant of Zeus trojan is offered for sale in the underground. It is a Self-propagating version that exploits Facebook, the RDP and the email.
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EU to vote on harsher penalties for hackers

EU to vote on harsher penalties for hackers | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Illegal hackers will face at least two years in prison, botnet creators and herders are looking at three years, and those who go after critical infrastructure will be jailed for at least five - and...
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Google gives vendors seven-day bug disclosure deadline • The Register

Google gives vendors seven-day bug disclosure deadline • The Register | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
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A U.S. Apache attack helicopter appears in China. Did they clone it?

A U.S. Apache attack helicopter appears in China. Did they clone it? | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Images have surfaced on the Chinese Internet of what seems to be an actual AH-64D Apache or a real-size copy of the world's most famous attack chopper. The helicopter, on a truck, seems to be in th...
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Google: UK privacy laws don't apply to us, we're American

Google: UK privacy laws don't apply to us, we're American | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Search giant says it only answers to US laws
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Remotely Assembled Malware Blows Past Apple’s Screening Process | MIT Technology Review

Remotely Assembled Malware Blows Past Apple’s Screening Process | MIT Technology Review | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Research unmasks a weakness of Apple’s App Store: new apps apparently are run for only a few seconds before approval.
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Encryption | Homeland Security News Wire

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Encryption is not as secure as we think it maybe?

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Microsoft Warns Of Windows Phone Password Snooping Danger

Windows Phones could leak corporate network passwords over Wi-Fi, Microsoft warns, thanks to a flaw in encryption used by the devices
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Gmail, Outlook.com and e-voting 'pwned' on stage in crypto-dodge hack • The Register

Gmail, Outlook.com and e-voting 'pwned' on stage in crypto-dodge hack • The Register | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
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Cartes SIM piratées : des millions de téléphones affectés

Cartes SIM piratées : des millions de téléphones affectés | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Cartes SIM piratées : des millions de téléphones affectés
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Everything you need to know about PRISM

Everything you need to know about PRISM | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
By T.C. Sottek and Josh Kopstein

Since September 11th, 2001, the United States government has dramatically increased the ability of its intelligence agencies to collect and investigate information...
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Everything you need to know about #PRISM by +The Verge 

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RSA Security Summit Series: What Characteristics Do We Need to Create a Data-driven Security Model?

In my previous blog I discussed how value can be derived from collecting all data and ensuring that the data was actually analyzed. So what types of data and system capabilities do we need to build a security model for the future?
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How Enterprises Can Use Big Data To Improve Security -- Dark Reading

How Enterprises Can Use Big Data To Improve Security -- Dark Reading | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Big data analytics could bring new capabilities to SIEM, security forensics (How #Enterprises Can Use #BigData To Improve #Security
http://t.co/YlwnMiqQfX)...
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Big Data and Information Security | SmartData Collective

Big Data and Information Security | SmartData Collective | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it

Eddie Swartz, Chief Security Officer of RSA, the Security Division of EMC, talks about how big data is transforming information security.

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Seen Eddie present on BigData Security Intelligence - quite interesting...

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Big Data: The future of info security? - InformationWeek India

Big Data: The future of info security? - InformationWeek India | Information Security Madness | Scoop.it
Big Data: The future of info security? InformationWeek India Big Data analytics in information security is critical as it replaces the practice of reacting to incidents with the need to predict, understand and respond to complex events, says Steve...
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