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Android trojan sends premium SMS messages, targets U.S. users for first time

An SMS trojan for Android, known as FakeInst, has been observed sending premium SMS messages to users all over the world, including, for the first time, the United States.

Report: DDoS up in Q4 2013, vulnerability scanners leveraged to exploit sites

Researchers observed 346 DDoS attacks in the final quarter of 2013 and attackers used Vega and Skipfish vulnerability scanners to exploit web flaws at financial companies.

A hundred Android apps, 150M downloads, vulnerable to Heartbleed

Researchers with FireEye scanned more than 54,000 Android apps in the Google Play store and learned that more than a hundred, downloaded a combined 150 million times, are vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug.

Focus: Internet Legislation

Product Reviews

AlienVault Unified Security Management v4.4

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AlienVault’s Unified Security Management product is an excellent introductory SIEM appliance.

EventTracker Enterprise v7.5

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This feature-rich tool is designed to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes. It hits all the marks for an enterprise SIEM.

SolarWinds Log Event Manager v5.7

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The SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) offers a quality set of log management, event correlation, search and reporting facilities.

Data Breach Blog

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The cool factor: New tech in banking has an edge

Disruption is expected; financial crime should be, too.

It's not the breach that kills you, it's the cover-up

It's how you handle yourself during and after a breach that will determine just how detrimental the breach actually is for your organization.

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Bloomberg reported on Friday that the National Security Agency (NSA) was aware of the SSL/TLS encryption-breaking Heartbleed bug for at least two years before the now infamous flaw caught the attention of the world earlier this week. Shortly after, on its public affairs Twitter account, the NSA said it was not aware of the vulnerability until it was made public.

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