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FBI probes breach at Democratic fundraising org

A breach at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.(DCCC) appears to have been done by the same hackers behind the DNC intrusions.

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Q2 DDoS activity up 83%, report

Nexusguard researchers noticed an 83 percent uptick in DDoS attacks in Q2 2016 compared to Q1.

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Smart lighting flaws fixed

Researchers at Rapid7 detected nine vulnerabilities in the Osram LIGHTIFY line of smart lighting.

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Xen hypervisor vulnerability found

A bug impacting all versions of open source Xen hybervisor that could allow an attacker to gain host privileges has been reported.

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ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the ACLU have taken to the courts to challenge the DEA's warrantless access of private prescription records from the Utah Controlled Substance Database.

Data Breach Blog

NC State breach affects 38,000

An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.

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69% of email attacks with malicious attachments in Q2 contained Locky

69% of email attacks with malicious attachments in Q2 contained Locky

The first five months of 2016 were dominated by malicious email campaigns, the quick emergence of new ransomware variants, one of the largest botnets in the world went dark, and the Angler exploit kit (EK) went silent

Women in IT Security Issue Live Now!

The Threat Hunter Blog

Dridex Re-Mastered

Dridex Re-Mastered

Well, it's been quite an eventful time since last I posted. I have so much in the works that it is hard to tell where to begin. It seems that we are seeing new flavors of ransomware every week and botnets seem to come and go with a frequency we've not seen in a while. This week, though, I promised Dridex, so Dridex it is.

July 2016 Product Reviews

Citrix XenMobile

First-rate product for mobile application management (MAM), easy on users in a BYOD environment.

IBM MaaS360

This is a real powerhouse, but best for organizations with an IT force experienced in enterprise-level mobile device management.

Opinions

Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

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