In a story seemingly straight out of a scfi novel, Kaspersky Labs implanted a 2mm sub-dermal microchip into the hand of one of its employees that can carry a plethora of personal data, and like all such devices, can be hacked.
Heimdal Security reported an increase in malicious scripts infecting legitimate websites that then redirect the victim to the Neurtino exploit kit server that could potentially impact more than 400 million web users.
Blackmailers are seeking money in exchange for not releasing data, and scammers are offering services that supposedly remove Ashley Madison data.
Hewlett-Packard pulled its sponsorship of the Pwn2Own hacking competition this year over confusion about the Wassenaar Arrangement and difficulty in meeting its standards.
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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.
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