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Most Notable InfoToday a ruling was made in Danish court against Gottfrid Svartholm, the co-founder of the pirating website, Pirate Bay. The charges were vandalism and hacking unrelated to the torrent website. The IBTimes reports, “Svartholm, 30, was found guilty of hacking into t...

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An unclassified computer network utilized by President Barack Obama’s senior staff was compromised by hackers.The New York Times reported yesterday that an unnamed White House official has acknowledged these systems were breached by outside hackers. The attack was detected by the ...

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The other day SurfWatch Labs' founder Jason Polancich sent out a tweet about HackSurfer: HackSurfer has really grown into one hell of a #cyber KB. Sign in free, search 1000s of postsIt got me thinking, we really do have a pretty kick ass collection of knowledge here, all than...

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There is some current speculation about Apple Pay vs. CurrentC since the fledgling program is the only contender to step forth in the mobile payment ring on the scale of Apple Pay. Well, it looks like consumers won’t have to really choose now as 
Curre...

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IT

Ponemon Institute and SafeNet research reveals that IT is having difficulty controlling and managing the security of the cloud. 
About 70% of respondents said it is more complex to manage privacy and data protection regulations in a cloud environment. Through research conduc...

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Earlier this month Arbor Networks released a bulletin about a new version of DDoS security called PeakFlow 7.0, claiming they had developed “a significant breakthrough in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack detection and mitigation response capabilities.”
Peakflow 7.0 is ...

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IT

Cyber storage does not always = secure backup. Users of cloud storage have many potential tools at hand to beef up security. And just because cloud services have some loopholes doesn’t mean you should just throw in the towel, as the saying goes, and figure “What’s the point?”. Her...

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Government

National Security AgencyIs
a United States Government a intelligence agency responsible for global
monitoring, collection, decoding, translation and analysis of
information and data for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence
purposes - a discipline known as Signals i...

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Government

The narrative of cybercrime and politics is fascinating to watch. Everyone loves a good villain. It's the essence of drama. For a good while the NSA became that villain, and remnants of that NSA-as-villain discussion still linger in the political sphere as the midte...

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IT

Earlier today, CYREN published its Q3 2014 Internet Threats Trend Report. Compared to Q1 of 2014, phishing targets against Apple users saw a dramatic increase in Q3..
Here are key takeaways from the report:In Q3, phishing scams targeting apple email addresses increased by 24...

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Government

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It’s not a leap to say there is and really always has been tension between Russia and the United States. Tension that ramped higher this year as a result of the Ukraine situation and then Russian’s supposed involvement with the hacking of major American banks...

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IT

The technical preview has started for Windows 10, and multifactor authentication appears to be one of the new system’s security focal points.
The need for additional security peripherals will be rendered obsolete with Windows 10 incorporating multifactor authentication ...

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