Banking Trojan targeting German PayPal users

A vicious phishing attack is currently running rife in Germany targeting PayPal users, trying to get them to download what on the surface looks like the official PayPal app, but is actually a banking trojan.

Into the spotlight: Cyberinsurance

Data that can be monetized is, simply put, a magnet for the bad guys. No matter whether your organization is big or small, if you have desirable data, you can no longer afford to wonder whether or not to invest in cybersecurity insurance.

Australian banks oppose bitcoin exchanges

Australian businesses are turning away from bitcoin since Australian banks made the move last month to close 13 of the country's 17 bitcoin exchanges' accounts.

GAO says agencies still struggle, urges OMB to bolster IG security performance guidance

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found "persistent weaknesses" at 24 federal agencies that it said showed the problems the agencies have in "effectively applying information security policies and practices."

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Emerging Products: Cloud Security, Part 2

In part two of our cloud security emerging products we see a little shift in product types. This time we see more emphasis on protecting the data. The bulk of these products and services address rather prosaic challenges in innovative ways. Click here.

Featured: Vulnerabilities

Cyber danger to nuclear power plants growing

Civilian nuclear power facilities may be more susceptible to cyber attack than the public generally realizes, according to a report by the London-based think tank Chatham House.

October issue now available

Product Reviews

IntaForensics Lima Forensic Case Management

This should be in every digital forensic lab, especially those that need to track evidence for use in court.

Distil Networks

Distil inspects each http request in real time to determine if it is a malicious bot.

Guidance Software EnCase 7.10

EnCase has a long history in law enforcement and, in recent years, has moved strongly into the corporate world.


Opinions Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

In the wake of the SYNful Knock attack on its routers, Cisco should re-engineer its devices to prevent future attacks, says Raimund Genes.

Opinions U.S. must improve data laws

U.S. must improve data laws

Can U.S. data protection laws protect privacy and preserve tech innovation and intellectual property?

Opinions Canada stands against spam

Canada stands against spam

The impact of Canada's anti-spam legislation for companies big and small.

Opinions Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Many organizations are also investing heavily to hire top-notch CISOs to fill the presumed leadership gap in security.

Me and my job

CSOs: We'd like to profile one of your IT team members
This section gives you an opportunity to call out one of your star team members, whose picture and responses would appear in SC Magazine.

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