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Six senators urge Obama to prioritize cybercrime at G20 summit

The Democratic senators sent a letter to the White House stressing the importance of developing a "coordinated strategy" to battle cybercrime at financial institutions.

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Creating a buzz: USBee software causes air-gapped computers to leak data via USB connections

Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University have created a software program that causes air-gapped computers to leak data via radio-frequency electromagnetic emissions generated through USB-connected devices.

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Privacy advocates upset over FAA drone regulations, citizen takes action

FAA small unmanned aircraft system rule went into effect broadly authorizing commercial drone operations but noticeably lacking privacy specific standards.

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Voter database hack in Illinois by foreign intruder compromises info of 200K

Personal information of Illinois voters is believed to have been siphoned in a cyberattack, possibly of foreign origin.

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Fantom and FairWare ransomware discovered

A pair of new ransomware types named Fantom and FairWare have been uncovered with one going after computer owners concerned about their device's security and the second targeting Linux users.

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87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

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Voter databases in two states breached by foreign hackers, FBI

Voter databases in two states breached by foreign hackers, FBI

The FBI said foreign hackers made their way into voter databases in two states in recent weeks, the latest indication of potential problems to come in November's presidential election.

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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.

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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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