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End-of-support devices on networks weakening cyberdefenses, report

Nearly three-quarters of businesses have end-of-support devices operating in their networks, and the consequences could prove dire, a new study found.

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Cybercrime Blotter: Majerczyk pleads guilty to hacking celeb email accounts

Edward Majerczyk on September 27 pleaded guilty in a Chicago court to one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information bringing to a close a case dubbed Celebgate.

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Android.Lockerscreen using pseudorandom passcodes to ensure payouts

The Android.Lockerscreen ransomware is now using pseudorandom numbers and other tactics to prevent victims from unlocking devices without paying.

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FBI investigating hacked mobile phones of Democratic officials

The Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation into hacked mobile phones of Democratic Party officials.

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Tesla security updates includes code signing feature

Tesla has releases a major firmware update in response to a video posted by a group of Chinese researchers that displayed a series of vulnerabilities the electric car company's vehicles.

Data Breach Blog

324K Regpack users' info compromised when decrypted files placed on public-facing server

Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.

SC Spotlight Feature

Case study: Hawaiian Telcom says aloha to AlienVault security management

Case study: Hawaiian Telcom says aloha to AlienVault security management

The IT staff at a Honolulu-based telecommunications company went looking for a security management platform for its managed network and security services. It found what it needed.

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OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack

OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack

An internet hosting company has been the subject of a distributed denial of service attacks the likes of which the world has never seen

September 2016 Product Reviews

News SC Magazine's September 2016 product reviews

SC Magazine's September 2016 product reviews

Well, we're well into summer and we've had a short break during our two-month combo edition for July and August so let's get back to it with one of our more active groups: data leak prevention (DLP) and endpoint security.

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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