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Buzz Out Loud 1461: Sony, you're killing us. (Podcast)

Buzz Out Loud 1461: Sony, you're killing us. (Podcast) | Network Security | Scoop.it

Every company can be hacked, but we didn't expect Sony to tell us that an additional 24 millions users and over 12,000 credit cards were acquired. It's not looking good for you guys.


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With around 50% of the worlds population playing video games, gaming companies need to be diligent with their online security. People pay considerable sums of money for their games and accounts, both of which can be very frustrating to lose.

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Skype's Twitter, Facebook accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army | The Money Times

Skype's Twitter, Facebook accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army | The Money Times | Network Security | Scoop.it
Skype's social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter have been hacked by SEA(Syrian Electronic Army)

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Big social media companies must also ensure their network is secure, as peoples personal details can be used against them or sold to online criminals.

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$116 Million Bitcoins 'Found' At MtGox And How To Protect Your Wallet - Forbes

$116 Million Bitcoins 'Found' At MtGox And How To Protect Your Wallet - Forbes | Network Security | Scoop.it
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$116 Million Bitcoins 'Found' At MtGox And How To Protect Your Wallet
Forbes
The bankrupt Japanese Bitcoin exchange MtGox has declared in its filing that it has found over 200,000 lost bitcoins valued at over $116 million dollars.
Trent Gribble's insight:

With virtual currency becoming more and more prominent, the importance of protecting your online wallets and companies protecting theirs is more important than ever. For example, MtGox 'lost' over $116 million Bitcoins last month, sending users into an array of frenzy and anger.

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Thousands of gmail accounts hacked in Iran, says Google - Apple Balla

Thousands of gmail accounts hacked in Iran, says Google - Apple Balla | Network Security | Scoop.it

Rome, June 14 (IANS/AKI) Internet giant Google says it has blocked a "politically motivated" phishing against thousands of gmail users in Iran on the eve of the country's presidential election.

Read more at http://www.appleballa.com/2013/06/95618/thousands-gmail-accounts-hacked-iran-says-google#ca8yTiEl7dyDTfUJ.99


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Peoples email accounts can be especially dangerous if details are accessed. Financial and personal details may be contained within emails and must be highly secured by the email company.

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Google claims 84 percent of online news sites are hacked by governments - Inquirer

Google claims 84 percent of online news sites are hacked by governments - Inquirer | Network Security | Scoop.it
Google claims 84 percent of online news sites are hacked by governments
Inquirer
THE COMPUTER SYSTEMS of news media organisations are a key target for state-sponsored hacking, according to a Google report.
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Prominent news sites such as CNN, The Financial Times and the New York Times have been claimed to be hacked, which calls to the importance that readers must be constantly aware of these government organisations.

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Fortinet Delivers FortiGate Network Security Platform on Amazon Web Services ... - MarketWatch

Fortinet Delivers FortiGate Network Security Platform on Amazon Web Services ... - MarketWatch | Network Security | Scoop.it
Fortinet Delivers FortiGate Network Security Platform on Amazon Web Services ...
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Network security is becoming a commercial product, the FortiGate platform is demonstrating. Appliances like these are increasing the accessibility for small businesses/company's into securing their networks.

 

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