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HTTPS, SSL No Match for PASSTEAL Malware | Simply Security

HTTPS, SSL No Match for PASSTEAL Malware | Simply Security | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Since information is the new currency, cybercriminals are constantly formulating schemes to steal precious data from users. PASSTEAL, their latest attempt at (HTTPS, SSL No Match for PASSTEAL Malware - http://t.co/4EZFnLNw...)...
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Reforming the Security Clearance Process

Reforming the Security Clearance Process | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Security experts are sizing up the challenges that would be involved in implementing a federal government proposal to continuously monitor employees and contractors (#cybersecurity Reforming the Security Clearance Process
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Calif. DMV Investigates Possible Breach

Calif. DMV Investigates Possible Breach | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is investigating a possible credit card breach after it was notified by law enforcement authorities of a “potential (#cybersecurity Calif.
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A powerful new virus is infecting computers in Ukraine

A powerful new virus is infecting computers in Ukraine | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
It's called "Snake" and it's being compared to another alleged state-run virus, Stuxnet. And yes, all evidence points to Russia.
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SpyEye author suspected of also unleashing bank Trojan | PCWorld

SpyEye author suspected of also unleashing bank Trojan | PCWorld | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Fox-IT spots similarities in the code of several pieces of malware and suggests the source is an imprisoned hacker.
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Ashton Kutcher and Lenovo working on two and a half phones: What they need to do | ZDNet

Ashton Kutcher and Lenovo working on two and a half phones: What they need to do | ZDNet | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
The young association between actor/investor Ashton Kutcher and Lenovo moves to a deeper level with reports that Kutcher will be helping the firm design smartphones.
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Is this Russia's Stuxnet? Security firm spots suspicious 'Uroburos' rootkit

Is this Russia's Stuxnet? Security firm spots suspicious 'Uroburos' rootkit | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
‘Uroburos’ is an advanced rootkit that has been infecting networks since as far back as 2011, quietly stealing data after setting up rogue P2P networks within its high-level targets. (RT @sastrytumuluri: Now this: "Russia's stuxnet?
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Russia Today hacked, tensions from Crimea to cyberspace

Russia Today hacked, tensions from Crimea to cyberspace | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Russia Today media agency has been hacked by unknown attackers just after Putin's order to move troops to the Crimea was approved by the Parliament.
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Iranian General Threatens: We Have Forces Inside the U.S. | #1 News Site on the Threat of Islamic Extremism

Iranian General Threatens: We Have Forces Inside the U.S. | #1 News Site on the Threat of Islamic Extremism | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
A top commander said that his forces have plans in place to attack the U.S. from within, should the U.S. attack the Islamic Republic. (Iranian General Threatens: We Have Forces Inside the U.S.
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Russian Hacker attempts to sell access to BBC Server

Russian Hacker attempts to sell access to BBC Server | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
A Russian hacker has managed to gain the access to the BBC server and then attempted to sell the access to other cyber criminals in the underground Russian forums.
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The Season For Danger: Holiday Season Spam And Phishing | Security Intelligence Blog | Trend Micro

The Season For Danger: Holiday Season Spam And Phishing | Security Intelligence Blog | Trend Micro | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1)We look at spam and phishing trends this holiday season (#ITSecurity: The Season For Danger: Holiday Season Spam And Phishing http://t.co/egLxSTW3ED)…See on blog.trendmicro.com Tags: ...
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Stuxnet's Secret Twin - By Ralph Langner

Stuxnet's Secret Twin - By Ralph Langner | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
RT @longform: "Stuxnet's Secret Twin" How the real program to sabotage Iran's nuclear facilities worked: http://t.co/YlvUF0Oui7
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Stuxnet: new light through old windows

Stuxnet: new light through old windows | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
A Lesser known (and almost bypassed) version of Stuxnet shines new light on its attackers intentions and cyber arm capabilities. (A Lesser known, and almost bypassed, version of Stuxnet explains its attackers intentions, cyber arm capabilities.
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Hamas Sends Threatening Texts to Hundreds of Israelis - Arutz Sheva

Hamas Sends Threatening Texts to Hundreds of Israelis - Arutz Sheva | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Hamas Sends Threatening Texts to Hundreds of Israelis Arutz Sheva The threat surfaces hours after an IDF raid on a known Hamas terrorist hideout in Jenin led to the death of Hamza Abu Alheja, 20, a member of the Hamas military wing, the Ezzedine...
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NSA breached Huawei servers that were seen as security threat - TODAYonline

NSA breached Huawei servers that were seen as security threat - TODAYonline | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
TODAYonline NSA breached Huawei servers that were seen as security threat TODAYonline But the agency's plans went further: To exploit Huawei's technology so that when the company sold equipment to other countries — including both allies and nations...
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Android Privilege Escalation Flaws leave Billions of Devices vulnerable to Malware Infection

Android Privilege Escalation Flaws leave Billions of Devices vulnerable to Malware Infection | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Android - a widely used Smartphone platform offered by Google is once again suspected to affect its users with malicious software that puts their android devices at risk.
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Adobe releases important Security Updates for Flash Player

Adobe releases important Security Updates for Flash Player | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Adobe has released security updates to address important vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 and earlier versions for Linux.
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Yahoo vulnerability allows Hacker to delete 1.5 million records from Database

Yahoo vulnerability allows Hacker to delete 1.5 million records from Database | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Yahoo! The 4th most visited website on the Internet has been found vulnerable multiple times, and this time a hacker has claimed to spot a critical vulnerability in the Yahoo!
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South Korea plans cyberwar

South Korea plans cyberwar | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Last year, North Korea launched cyberattacks on its southern neighbor. This reportedly cost Seoul £500m and came on the back of North Korea successfully testing a nuclear weapon.
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Microsoft misjudges customer loyalty with kill-XP plea

Microsoft misjudges customer loyalty with kill-XP plea | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Microsoft grossly overestimated the loyalty of those it thought were its most steadfast customers when it asked them to help get friends and family members to dump Windows XP, a corporate communications expert said.
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Hackers use a trick to deliver Zeus banking malware | PCWorld

Hackers use a trick to deliver Zeus banking malware | PCWorld | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Zeus is encrypted and contained in an (Hackers use a trick to deliver Zeus banking malware http://t.co/FyhG1m14n6 #infosec)
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Stuxnet Loaded by Iran Double Agents | isssource.com

Stuxnet Loaded by Iran Double Agents | isssource.com | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
By Richard Sale The Stuxnet virus that damaged Iran’s nuclear program was implanted by an Israeli proxy -- an Iranian, who used a corrupt “memory (.@RepMcGovern U need to b aware American @gloriahere who is in #Bahrain probably supports this terrorist...
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NatWest online banking service hit by DDOS attack

NatWest online banking service hit by DDOS attack | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
A cyber attack to disrupt online banking services of Natwest left the customers unable to access their accounts online. The website suffered a distributed denial of service(DDOS) attack.
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Saudi oil facing security threats: Report - Ahram Online

Ahram Online Saudi oil facing security threats: Report Ahram Online Though mentioning the "ongoing conflicts" in Bahrain, Yemen and Iran's nuclear issue, the report highlights domestic issues affecting the kingdom.
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Mobile Threat Monday: Hacking Yahoo Fantasy Football

Mobile Threat Monday: Hacking Yahoo Fantasy Football | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
Each week's Mobile Threat Monday examines one or two Android apps that leak your private data to third parties without your being aware of it, or act as malware and behave in unauthorized ways on your device.
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Indonesian group hacks Crime Stoppers site | ZDNet

Indonesian group hacks Crime Stoppers site | ZDNet | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (2) | Scoop.it
The Australian Federal Police says no sensitive information was compromised when Indonesian-based hackers accessed log-in details of a member through the Crime Stoppers website.
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