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Recycled hard drives rich with residual data, study

The amount of digital information stored on recycled devices is staggering, a new study found.

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Top 10 cyber-weapons; weaponised IT the preferred attack vehicle once inside

Top ten hacker tools identified - misuse of legitimate tools dominates inside the network.

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ACLU suit challenges CFAA for thwarting studies on discrimination

Criminal prohibitions posed by the CFAA stand in the way of "research and testing necessary to uncover online discrimination in everything from housing to employment" lawyers for the ACLU said after filing suit Wednesday.

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Lauri Love suicide fear if sent to US for hacking trials

An extradition hearing in London today heard claims that Lauri Love would kill himself if extradited to the US to face trial for allegedly hacking several US federal agencies.

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419 scam entices with lottery win

A new phishing campaign, purportedly from a family foundation, offers "randomly selected" individuals 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) - if they provide personal details.

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

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One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

Nearly half of U.S. and UK companies do not have access to an in-house cybersecurity professional within their IT department, according to a recent survey.

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Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

There have been quite a few reports by researchers over the past week or so that the Necurs botnet and the Angler exploit kit are dead and buried. But don't hold your breath and don't get rid of your Angler signatures just yet.

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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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