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PrivacyScan 1.2 Available for Mac OS Users

PrivacyScan 1.2 Available for Mac OS Users | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
PrivacyScan 1.2 is security enhancement and management software. It keeps an eye on threats and malware activities on the Mac OS.
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SecureMac's curator insight, May 16, 2013 12:23 PM

You can get PrivacyScan now on sale for only $9.99 in the Mac App Store! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/privacyscan/id494950833?mt=12

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Canada's Montfort Hospital Sued for $40 Million Over Data Breach - eSecurity Planet

Canada's Montfort Hospital Sued for $40 Million Over Data Breach - eSecurity Planet | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
The lawsuit accuses the hospital of breach of contract, breach of privacy, and violating its own bylaws.
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Cyber-attacks against US corporations on the rise | NDTV Gadgets

Cyber-attacks against US corporations on the rise | NDTV Gadgets | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Cyber-attacks against US corporations on the rise: A new wave of cyber-attacks is striking American corporations, prompting
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How UNSW creates the world's best hackers

How UNSW creates the world's best hackers | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
The University of NSW is known for producing some of Australia's top lawyers, doctors and accountants. But the 64-year-old institution is now gaining a reputation for excelling in what is often viewed as anti-establishment – hacking.
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Infosecurity - Video interview: (ISC)² broadens certification offerings to forensics and cloud security

Deputy editor of Infosecurity magazine, Drew Amorosi, talks to (ISC)⊃2;'s new chief operating officer at Infosecurity Europe 2013.
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US data breach exposes 160,000 social security numbers

US data breach exposes 160,000 social security numbers | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion app server used to break into official system
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iOS Devices to be Granted Pentagon Security Clearance This Week | MacTrast

iOS Devices to be Granted Pentagon Security Clearance This Week | MacTrast | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday that it plans to allow Apple devices running iOS 6 onto the Pentagon's secure network early this week, The approval opens the door for Apple to secure lucrative military contracts currently held in...
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E! Online Twitter Account Hacked, Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit

E! Online Twitter Account Hacked, Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
The Syrian Electronic Army is taking credit for hacking E! Online's Twitter account just weeks after it hacked the Associated Press' account.
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Health IT Execs' Top Worries: Security, BYOD, Cloud -- InformationWeek

Health IT Execs' Top Worries: Security, BYOD, Cloud -- InformationWeek | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Personal mobile devices still present huge security challenge, say HIMSS Analytics focus group participants.
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APNewsBreak: Wash. state courts office hacked

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APNewsBreak: Wash. state courts office hacked - AP State at MyNorthwest.com
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8 charged in $45 million cybertheft bank heist

8 charged in $45 million cybertheft bank heist | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Federal prosecutors to announce charges against 8 in New York who were part of global cybertheft ring stealing targeting banks.
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Hacked DNS Servers Used in Linux/Cdorked Malware Campaign

The attack that employed compromised Apache Web server binaries is turning out to be more complex than originally thought, as researchers now have found that the attackers also are using Trojaned N...
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May 2013 Threat Stats

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This month's threat stats indicate that the encounter rate of web malware across the retail and wholesale industry was over 100 percent
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Mobile Malware Infograph by SecureMac

We created an infograph to help show an assortment of statistics highlighting the changes in both mobile OS popularity and the malware that associated with each over the past three years. In addition, many different events occurred in 2012 that show the different ways in which Cyber Espionage has evolved through mobile. Kaspersky Labs provided some of the statistics and key information that make up this infograph. Their original article is a fantastic, but technical read that I suggest you check out here

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Symantec Internet Security threat report reveals increase in cyberespionage – Including threefold increase in small business attacks

Symantec Internet Security threat report reveals increase in cyberespionage – Including threefold increase in small business attacks | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
DUBAI, UAE, May 13, 2013 - African Press Organization (APO) – Symantec Corp.’s (Nasdaq: SYMC) (http://www.symantec.com) Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 18 (ISTR) (http://bit.ly/WZoj0k) t
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Top five tips to master BYOD security

Top five tips to master BYOD security | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
New innovations in enterprise technology only seem to be making it harder for CIOs to protect their workplace from prying cyber-criminals. Here's some hints on how to handle one of the most pervasive tech trends, the bring-your-own-device revolution.
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US Investment in Cyber-Security Equal to Nuclear Strategy

US Investment in Cyber-Security Equal to Nuclear Strategy | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
The US Navy's cyber investment is focused on satellites, networks and the best way to direct planes and personnel.
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Name.com domain registrar hacked - The H Security: News and Features

Unknown intruders gained access to the registrar's customer database, including customers' credit card details. Name.com is thought to manage around 500,000 domains
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FBI Issues Cyber Security Advisory That Could Impact All Users of Microsoft Explorer 8

FBI Issues Cyber Security Advisory That Could Impact All Users of Microsoft Explorer 8 | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging all consumers and businesses to pay close attention to a Cyber Security Advisory issued by the Federal Bureau of Inve
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WordPress Core is Secure – Stop Telling People Otherwise | WordPress Hosting by @WPEngine

WordPress Core is Secure – Stop Telling People Otherwise | WordPress Hosting by @WPEngine | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
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Up to 160,000 Social Security numbers exposed in Washington state court hack

Up to 160,000 Social Security numbers exposed in Washington state court hack | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Officials said up to 1 million driver's license numbers may also have been accessed in the hack of the state court system's website.
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Microsoft to release 10 security bulletins Tuesday - Neowin

Microsoft to release 10 security bulletins Tuesday - Neowin | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced it will release 10 security bulletins that cover various software products on Tuesday, May 14, including two critical updates for versions of Windows and Internet Explorer.
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Mobile malware up 163%

Mobile malware up 163% | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
Mobile malware threats increased 163% to more than 65,000 in 2012, according to NQ Mobile. The problem is becoming more complex as smarter m...
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Passwords, Malware and the AP-Twitter Hack | SecurityWeek.Com

Passwords, Malware and the AP-Twitter Hack | SecurityWeek.Com | Security & Privacy Are Our Thing | Scoop.it
It’s probably not the best idea to simply put more of our eggs in the browser if we are concerned about the security of a web application.
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