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Teens walk up to ATM, get to admin mode with default password

Jun 10, 2014 2:04 pm

Two 14 year old boys found the default pass for this ATM online, got into admin mode and changed the screen to read

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Two Russians confess for using Apple iCloud 'ransomware' tactics

Jun 9, 2014 8:15 pm

Two Russians have been arrested for their role in Apple iCloud ransomware attacks targeting users

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KnowBe4 promises to pay ransoms if employees get compromised

Jun 7, 2014 4:22 am

Security firm KnowBe4 will pay ransoms if companies are hit by ransomware following the company's security training geared for businesses

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Anti-snooping server sails past $1m crowdfunding target in hours

Jun 6, 2014 1:35 am

A private server that hopes to secure SMEs against prying eyes has cleared its $1m target in just over an hour

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Simplelocker ransomware targets Android, encrypts your SD card

Jun 5, 2014 6:49 pm

Installing unknown software, or visiting suspicious websites, could lead to Google Android users being infected with ransomware

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Palo Alto tries to crack down on cyberthreats hiding in plain sight

Jun 3, 2014 9:34 pm

Palo Alto Networks helps identify network threats that can be easily controlled by network administrators aware of common threats

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Webroot bundles security software with Plantronics gaming headset

Jun 3, 2014 8:40 pm

Security company Webroot and audio maker Plantronics team up for a unique offering, gaming headset with cloud-based security solution

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NCA claims UK has just two weeks to prepare for Cryptolocker onslaught

Jun 3, 2014 1:39 am

Britain's National Crime Agency has warned users have just two weeks to prepare for a joint GoZeus and Cryptolocker assault

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Public utility companies scoring fairly high on security scores

Jun 2, 2014 8:34 pm

A recent analysis of large utility companies has found that the industry scores fairly well in its cybersecurity efforts

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Mojave Networks finds mobile apps accessing user information

Jun 2, 2014 6:03 pm

Mobile app misconfiguration poses a major threat to consumers and business users, as IT administrators struggle to try to keep devices secure

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After Heartbleed, 'Cupid' could hit Wi-Fi routers & Android devices

May 31, 2014 12:27 am

A new proof of concept shows how Heartbleed could be used to compromise routers and Android devices

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Parents let kids use their smartphones, despite security risks

May 31, 2014 12:16 am

A recent survey released by Avast indicates children 11 to 15 years old were the most mischievous when using their parents devices

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Wireless payments struggle, as near field communication interest grows

May 30, 2014 11:45 pm

Near Field Communication will continue to advance at a rapid pace moving forward, despite security risks, as more U.S. consumers become comfortable with it

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TrueCrypt reportedly developers jump ship, free tool reportedly done

May 30, 2014 8:16 pm

The free and open source TrueCrypt encryption tool is no more, following developers pulling the plug on their popular software offering

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Gartner: 75% of mobile security breaches caused by misconfiguration

May 30, 2014 1:34 am

Gartner believes the majority of smartphones and tablets compromised will be caused by misconfiguration of mobile applications

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FireEye suggests link between malware growth and Ukraine conflict

May 29, 2014 7:02 pm

A growth in malware can be linked to escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine, according to a report

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Smartphone security software takes a pic of thief and emails owner

May 29, 2014 11:33 am

Lookout security app for smartphone users will email you if several attempts to defeated your password are made and send you a pic of the thief

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Apple device hacks spread to New Zealand as more devices held ransom

May 29, 2014 11:03 am

Apple device hacks have spread to New Zealand after originating in Australia, Apple maintains iCloud has not been breached

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'Zberp' malware effectively targeting 450 financial institutions

May 27, 2014 6:42 pm

Cybercriminals have made the 'Zberp' malware, using two infamous pieces of malware code, to make a more effective attack solution targeting users

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Hackers are holding iOS devices for ransom in Find My iPhone hack

May 27, 2014 11:02 am

Hackers have found a way to get into the Find My iPhone feature in Australia and are locking people's iOS devices until a $100 ransom is paid

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Most data breach victims located in the U.S., Trustwave finds

May 24, 2014 5:50 pm

There is a growing urgency to try and defend against data breaches, with significant media attention and focus by cybersecurity experts

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Improving cybersecurity still likely won't be a company priority

May 23, 2014 7:17 pm

Cybersecurity is important, but decision makers don't invest as much as they should, due to no direct link to increased profit or revenue, experts say

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Trustwave: Companies learn of malware attacks faster, but still slow

May 22, 2014 10:38 pm

Companies still need great help trying to shorten time of malware infection to discovery and resolution, according to a study from Trustwave

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Another industry leader says most anti-virus bad at fighting malware

May 22, 2014 9:20 pm

Lastline Labs co-founder Engin Kirda isn't impressed by anti-virus software and their overall ability to defend against malware attacks

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Facebook teams up with F-Secure for online malware cleanup

May 22, 2014 8:41 pm

Facebook will work with F-Secure to provide a free online malware browser-based scanner for its large user base

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