Researchers track subway riders using smartphone malware

The technique is accelerometer-based and requires a malicious application to be introduced on the target's smartphone.

Ransomware threat 'Locker' has sleeper component

KnowBe4 is alerting IT managers to be vigilant of a new ransomware threat that leverages a sleeper function.

EMC to aqcuire Virtustream for $1.2 billion

EMC Corporation has announced the acquisition of cloud software provider Virtustream for $1.2 billion.

Angler EK begins exploiting patched Flash vulnerability

The Angler Exploit Kit is exploiting an already patched vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player, CVE-2015-3090.

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Study: Average cost of data breach is $6.5M

The Ponemon Institute and IBM released their annual cost of data breach study on Wednesday and found that data breaches continue to cost enterprises more than in previous years.

SC Awards 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's SC Awards. Winners received acknowledgement and placques at the annual SC Awards gala held in San Francisco on Tuesday. For the winners and finalists of the SC Awards 2015, take a look at our Book of the Night.

Product Reviews

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server v5.5.0

The CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server is a flexible solution to strengthening security on a network.

Check Point Software Technologies 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance

Check Point Software 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance (NGTP) is a unified threat management (UTM) firewall, router, gateway and wireless access point.

AlienVault Unified Security Management USM

The AlienVault Unified Security Management platform is one of the most unique products we have ever had the pleasure of reviewing.

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