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Cyber security: technology innovations bringing increasing threat of cyber attacks, says ENISA

Cyber security: technology innovations bringing increasing threat of cyber attacks, says ENISA | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Innovations in mobile and cloud computing, social technology and the use of "big data" present an emerging risk to organisations' IT security, a security agency has warned.
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In the last 30 seconds there were 1,565,880 Facebook likes.

In the last 30 seconds there were 1,565,880 Facebook likes. | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
From tweets to likes, see how fast data is generated every second on the internet in this interactive visualization.
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Guess how much data is being published per second - this is real real #bigdata

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The 5 Biggest Cybersecurity Myths, Debunked | Opinion | WIRED

The 5 Biggest Cybersecurity Myths, Debunked | Opinion | WIRED | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
While the Internet has given us the ability to run down the answer to almost any question, cybersecurity is a realm where past myth and future hype often weave together, obscuring what actually has happened and where we really are now. If we ever want to get anything effective done in securing the online world, we have to demystify it first.

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Is the Internet of Things strategic to the enterprise? | ZDNet

Is the Internet of Things strategic to the enterprise? | ZDNet | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Few are disputing the growth of connected devices of all kinds -- from office equipment to smartdust -- will be historic. But will it be critical to the survival and growth of the enterprise?
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Hackers Created a Fake News Site to Friend US Officials on Facebook

Hackers Created a Fake News Site to Friend US Officials on Facebook | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
The extent to which hackers think up elaborate schemes to win people's trust online never ceases to amaze. The latest ones to be so bold are a crew of Iranian hackers who won the trust of American leaders by building a fake news site, along with phony social media profiles for all its fake writers.And it worked.
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Shareholder Derivative Suit against Wyndham Worldwide Implicates D&O Coverage | Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP

Shareholder Derivative Suit against Wyndham Worldwide Implicates D&O Coverage | Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
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Infosecurity - New Security Fears Over Keyboard and Trackpad Data Retention

Infosecurity - New Security Fears Over Keyboard and Trackpad Data Retention | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Privacy International warns that various PC components could retain data, raising concerns over recycled IT kit.
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Most people trust devices they believe to know: their keyboards, computer mouse, telephone. But MS makes it easy with the device driver model to infiltrate those devices and plug in tons of other devices.

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Expert: Fake eBay Customer List is Bitcoin Bait — Krebs on Security

Expert: Fake eBay Customer List is Bitcoin Bait — Krebs on Security | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
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Media Direct: towards better security for whistleblowers –

Media Direct: towards better security for whistleblowers – | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
How can whistleblowers and journalists protect themselves from casual snooping by security agencies? A new secure whistleblowing site offers some answers to the challenge of providing better security for media sources.
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Al-Qaeda is developing new Encryption tools in response to NSA surveillance

Al-Qaeda is developing new Encryption tools in response to NSA surveillance | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Recorded Future published a report to show that members of Al-Qaeda are developing a series of new encryption software in response to NSA surveillance.
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2013 Data Breaches: All You Need to Know - InfoSec Institute

2013 Data Breaches: All You Need to Know - InfoSec Institute | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Introduction: Statistics 2013 may be remembered as the "year of the retailer breach". This statement was reported in the last Verizon Data Breach Investiga
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Cyber attacks on Lockheed Martin quadruple

Cyber attacks on Lockheed Martin quadruple | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
US defence contractor Lockheed Martin says that sophisticated cyberattacks aimed at its computer networks have more than quadrupled since 2007.
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Encryption in Use Deep Dive | Cloud Security Journal

Encryption in Use Deep Dive | Cloud Security Journal | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
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Good article on the use of encryption - no rocket science but good to read - and understand!

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NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware

NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Journalist Glenn Greenwald exposed in His New Book 'No Place to Hide' that NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware.
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Countdown to System Infection | Malware Blog | Trend Micro | Security Intelligence | TrendLabs - Trend Micro

[INFOGRAPHIC] Countdown to System Infection | Malware Blog | Trend Micro | Security Intelligence | TrendLabs - Trend Micro | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
How quickly can your system infected by malware?
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The Colonel Effect...

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Could 'Watch Dogs' City Hacking Really Happen?

Could 'Watch Dogs' City Hacking Really Happen? | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
The hackers in the video game 'Watch Dogs' hack ATMs, streetlights and more with ease. Is that really possible? We asked the experts.
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Industry Speaks: Chinese Hackers Should Not be Banned From US Security Conferences | SecurityWeek.Com

Industry Speaks: Chinese Hackers Should Not be Banned From US Security Conferences | SecurityWeek.Com | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Security experts and security conference organizers believe that banning Chinese researchers from attending events in the US is a bad idea.
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US Companies Seek Cyber Experts for Top Jobs, Board Seats

US Companies Seek Cyber Experts for Top Jobs, Board Seats | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Some of the largest US companies are looking to hire cyber-security experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards, a sign that corporate America is increasingly worried about hacking threats.
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That is interesting. I only know very few companies in Europe, being willing to pay like that

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Learn from Verizon's 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Learn from Verizon's 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report. | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Gain fresh insight into cyber espionage and denial-of-service attacks. The 2014 DBIR brings together data from 50 global organizations.
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Cybercrime is big money for hackers

Cybercrime is big money for hackers | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
James Lewis says companies are now taking cybersecurity more seriously than even a year or two ago.
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Do they really?

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EBay Demonstrates How Not to Respond to a Huge Data Breach | Threat Level | WIRED

EBay Demonstrates How Not to Respond to a Huge Data Breach | Threat Level | WIRED | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Losing control of more than a hundred million customers’ information is an increasingly common corporate crisis. Flubbing the public revelation of that breach and failing to tell most of your customers represents a more special form of train wreck.
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As an ebay customer I fully agree with this statement. Meantime between publishing in press and response by ebay to me as client could have caused significant losses in my account. That's worse!

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DDoS Protection Services hacked to arrange powerful DNS DDoS attack

Security Experts at Incapsula have recently detected a powerful DNS DDoS attack organized by attackers abusing DDoS Protection Services servers.
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FBI is officially looking for malware development

FBI is officially looking for malware development | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has issued a solicitation for malware development confirming the use of malicious code for investigation.
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Ancient 'STONED' Virus Signatures found in Bitcoin Blockchain

Ancient 'STONED' Virus Signatures found in Bitcoin Blockchain | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Microsoft Security Essential Antivirus found Ancient 'STONED' Virus in Bitcoin Blockchain.
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This again raises the question what Bitcoin is and what it is not?

Some people (including me) cannot resist to believe that it is a croudsourced rainbow table generation work. Can anyone proove that it our calculations we are doing is not dealing with this issue?

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Positive Research Center: Obtaining Passwords from Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers

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The title tells you everything ;-)

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38 Content MarketingTools to Help You Rock - Content+Design, by Readz

38 Content MarketingTools to Help You Rock - Content+Design, by Readz | The Daily Information Security Dose | Scoop.it
Content marketing is hands-down the best way to engage your key audience, but how do you do it? Here we present some key content marketing tools.
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