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Email promises free pizza, ensnares victims in Asprox botnet instead

Cloudmark came upon an email that offers free pizza, but clicking on the link to get the coupon ends with victims being ensnared in a botnet.

Report: most orgs lacking in response team, policies to address cyber incidents

In its Q3 threat intelligence report, Solutionary learned that 75 percent of organizations it assisted had no response team or policies and procedures to address cyber incidents.

Flash redirect campaign impacts Carnegie Mellon page, leads to Angler EK

Malwarebytes found that, since early July, thousands of sites had been targeted in the campaign.

EU conducts massive cyberattack simulation on critical networks

Conducted by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, the simulation launched 2,000 attacks on the networks of various critical infrastructure organizations.

Focus: Payment Card Industry

PCI publishes guidance on security awareness programs

The guidance, developed by a PCI Special Interest Group, will help merchants educate staff on protecting cardholder data.

Product Reviews

Avatier Identity Management Suite

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Besides automating user creation, the Avatier suite of products offers seamless integration with HR software, enables IT departments to set up a web portal for users to reset their passwords, and it can also create workflows so that high-level IT personnel aren’t bogged down with lower-level requests.

PFU Systems iNetSec Smart Finder

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The iNetSec Smart Finder from PFU systems is an excellent network access control system for organizations of any size.

Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway

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The Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway is a comprehensive application security appliance that allows users to set up robust security over a variety of different protocols and data formats.

OPINIONS

Beware of the malware walking dead

Beware of the malware walking dead

This Hallows Eve might be a good time to remind ourselves that zombies can be just as deadly, and I'm referring to recycled tools and techniques from years gone by.

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