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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Spam and phishing | McMaster ...

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Spam and phishing | McMaster ... | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Email, Twitter and Facebook are great communication tools. But they can sometimes become flooded with spam. Spam can include unsolicited messages that try to get you to buy something you don't need, or attempts to ...
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Welcome to the Malware-as-a-Service Business Model - AVG Blogs

Yuval Ben-Itzhak introduces malware as a business model.
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iCloud hacking, Microsoft bounty winner at Hack in The Box security conference - ZDNet

iCloud hacking, Microsoft bounty winner at Hack in The Box security conference - ZDNet | IT Security News | Scoop.it
iCloud hacking, Microsoft bounty winner at Hack in The Box security conference
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Hack in The Box has a reputation for featuring explosive talks from security researchers whose findings often sound like the basis for dramatic movie plots.
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Massive malware breach sees SA banks lose tens of millions of Rands - Memeburn

Massive malware breach sees SA banks lose tens of millions of Rands - Memeburn | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Memeburn Massive malware breach sees SA banks lose tens of millions of Rands Memeburn South Africa's banks have reportedly lost tens of millions of Rands after a piece of Malware known as Dexter infected point of sale (POS) card readers across the...
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Solving the dilemma of vulnerability exploitation disclosure - Help Net Security

Solving the dilemma of vulnerability exploitation disclosure - Help Net Security | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Solving the dilemma of vulnerability exploitation disclosure Help Net Security The subject of software and hardware vulnerability disclosure has been debate time and time again, and most agree that, if possible, vulnerabilities should first be...
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Fake Antivirus: What Are They And How Do You Avoid Them?

Fake Antivirus: What Are They And How Do You Avoid Them? | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to manipulate victims online.  One of your strongest lines of defense against having your personal data and your money fall into the hands of a cy...
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Destructive malware "CryptoLocker" on the loose - here's what to do

Destructive malware "CryptoLocker" on the loose - here's what to do | IT Security News | Scoop.it
There's a destructive malware threat on the loose that calls itself "CryptoLocker."

It's what's known as ransomware, because that's what it does: holds your files to ransom.

Paul Ducklin tell... (Please RT this.
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Tighter BYOD Policies Needed To Fend Off Rising Mobile Malware Risk - SiliconANGLE (blog)

Tighter BYOD Policies Needed To Fend Off Rising Mobile Malware Risk - SiliconANGLE (blog) | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Windows IT Pro Tighter BYOD Policies Needed To Fend Off Rising Mobile Malware Risk SiliconANGLE (blog) Juniper Research published a report today that claims up to 80% of all smartphones are running without having any kind of protection against...
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Blackhole malware exploit kit suspect arrested - BBC News

Blackhole malware exploit kit suspect arrested - BBC News | IT Security News | Scoop.it
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However, Alexander Gostev, chief security expert at the Moscow-based internet protection provider Kaspersky Lab, said the arrest had been confirmed to him by "anonymous sources".
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Just the fax, ma'am: How hacktivists went on a mass web joyride spree - Register

Just the fax, ma'am: How hacktivists went on a mass web joyride spree - Register | IT Security News | Scoop.it
Just the fax, ma'am: How hacktivists went on a mass web joyride spree Register The websites for freebie antivirus firms AVG and Avira, computer security toolkit Metasploit, and mobile messaging outfit WhatsApp were all successfully targeted by a...
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