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Still got Bitcoin? Protect it from malware, experts warn - PCWorld (blog)

Still got Bitcoin? Protect it from malware, experts warn - PCWorld (blog) | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Still got Bitcoin? Businesses considering accepting Bitcoins or other forms of cryptocurrency should be prepared to battle a rising number of malware aimed at emptying digital wallets.

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Smart Grid: Who's dominating smart grid security? New report lists 8 leaders

Smart Grid: Who's dominating smart grid security? New report lists 8 leaders | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Smart Grid - Utilities depend on solid relationships with their cybersecurity vendors to keep them up to speed and prepared for the latest threats.
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What you need to know about the Starbucks mobile app information leak

What you need to know about the  Starbucks mobile app information leak | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, security researcher Daniel Wood disclosed his findings on Starbucks' insecure handling of sensitive user information in their iPhone app.
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Researchers find new PoS malware written in VBScript

Researchers find new PoS malware written in VBScript | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The malware can read card data from the memory of point-of-sale systems, a technique increasingly used by cybercriminals
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Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Adverts loaded with malware on Yahoo's homepage have installed software that mines bitcoins.
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BBC computer server 'was hacked'

BBC computer server 'was hacked' | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Reports suggest a computer server used to send media files to the BBC was breached by a Russian hacker.
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Cash machines raided with USB sticks

Cash machines raided with USB sticks | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Researchers at the hacker-themed Chaos Computing Congress reveal how thieves used infected USB sticks to steal cash from ATMs in Europe.
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Butterfly botnet 'mastermind' jailed

Butterfly botnet 'mastermind' jailed | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
A Slovenian accused of writing the code for a botnet that infected nearly 13 million computers is jailed for nearly five years.
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NSA malware 'hit 50,000 networks'

NSA malware 'hit 50,000 networks' | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The US National Security Agency infected 50,000 networks with malware, Dutch newspaper NRC reports.
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PCI DSS 3.0 and the Era of Modern Malware

PCI DSS 3.0 and the Era of Modern Malware | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

This webinar will look at the changes to the PCI DSS in light of increasingly sophisticated and dangerous advanced threats. 

 Join guest speaker, Forrester Research, Inc. Principal Analyst John Kindervag, a former PCI certified QSA, to help you understand the implications of PCI 3.0 in the era of modern malware. John will be joined by Dana Tamir, Director of Enterprise Security at Trusteer, who will review current examples of modern malware targeting cardholders’ data.
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Hacker behind 'Loverspy' Trojan added to FBI's most wanted... - The Verge

Hacker behind 'Loverspy' Trojan added to FBI's most wanted... - The Verge | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Hacker behind 'Loverspy' Trojan added to FBI's most wanted...
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Majority of Malware Analysts Aware of Data Breaches Not Disclosed by Their Employers | Government Cyber Assurance

Majority of Malware Analysts Aware of Data Breaches Not Disclosed by Their Employers | Government Cyber Assurance | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Majority of Malware Analysts Aware of Data Breaches Not Disclosed by Their Employers http://t.co/roIcTNNYZ3
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Infosecurity - Chrome Adds Auto-blocking for Malware

Infosecurity - Chrome Adds Auto-blocking for Malware | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Google is revamping its Chrome browser to layer in an extra security perk: automatic blocking of malware downloads.
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21.3 Million Reasons You Need To Beef Up Your Cybersecurity

21.3 Million Reasons You Need To Beef Up Your Cybersecurity | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Data breaches have compromised more than 20 million Californians' personal information in the past two years, with about a third of the breaches aimed at small businesses. Find out how to protect your customers.
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Home routers hit by security bugs

Home routers hit by security bugs | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Serious security failings in home routers are getting more attention from both attackers and researchers.
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Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable

Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The coffee chain’s decision to store user information in plain text makes its app easier to use, but less secure one analyst says.
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Privacy focused smartphone to launch

Privacy focused smartphone to launch | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
A phone which will run a security orientated version of Android is due to be launched plus other technology news.
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Could 'Coin' replace credit cards?

Could 'Coin' replace credit cards? | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
A single credit card sized device, called Coin, allows you to store the details of up to eight other cards on it - but is it fraud proof?
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Snapchat hack hits 4.6 million users

Snapchat hack hits 4.6 million users | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million Snapchat accounts are temporarily posted online by hackers.
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Cryptolocker 'infects 250,000 PCs'

Cryptolocker 'infects 250,000 PCs' | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Researchers say about quarter of a million PCs have been infected by a virulent form of ransomware, with the US and Great Britain worst hit.
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Warning issued over Windows XP bug

Warning issued over Windows XP bug | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Older versions of Windows are vulnerable to a bug that piggybacks on flaws in Adobe Reader to let attackers take over a PC.
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Banks 'hit by net traffic hijacks'

Banks 'hit by net traffic hijacks' | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Repeated attacks on the way the net routes data have resulted in huge amounts of traffic being hijacked, a net monitoring company says.
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Mobile malware threats jump 26% in third quarter

Mobile malware threats jump 26% in third quarter | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The number of mobile malware threat families rose to 259 in the third quarter of the year, a 26% increase on the previous quarter, according to F-Secure's latest Mobile Threat Report.
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Banks and cybersecurity: What are the risks? - Denver Business Journal (blog)

Banks and cybersecurity: What are the risks? - Denver Business Journal (blog) | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Banks and cybersecurity: What are the risks?
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Tech giants offer net bug rewards

Tech giants offer net bug rewards | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Tech giants are offering big rewards to friendly hackers who can hunt down and fix net bugs.
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