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Voldemort ransomware rears its ugly head

Death Eaters, or perhaps just bad guys, with a taste for the Harry Potters franchise have unleashed a new strain of ransomware they've dubbed Voldemort, named for the villain of the book and movie series.

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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

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Uber prevents fraud and protects driver accounts with selfies

Uber will now require drivers to take selfies to prevent fraud and protect their accounts from compromise.

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Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber investment, differ on Russia

Clinton pinned hacks at the Democratic National Conference (DNC) on Russia while Trump said attribution is not clear.

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MarsJoke ransomware distributed via Kelihos, targets U.S. state, fed gov't agencies

A large-scale email campaign was spotted distributing a new ransomware variant called MarsJoke.

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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Forensics firm says iOS 10 skips certain security authentications

Forensics firm says iOS 10 skips certain security authentications

A Russian mobile forensics company says the iPhone's most recent operating system has weaker password protection for manual iTunes backups than earlier operating systems.

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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