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Malware attack shutters University of Calgary network

Computer systems at the University of Calgary were partially operational on Monday following a virus attack that knocked its network offline over the weekend.

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Massive drop in cyberattacks on banks, Lloyds

London-based Lloyds Banking Group saw a substantial reduction in the number of cyberattacks against it this year.

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Former DNI McConnell joins biometric firm's board

Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and National Security Agency (NSA) Vice Admiral Mike McConnell joined the board of directors of Plurilock Security Solutions, a Canadian biometric cybersecurity firm.

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New strain of PoS malware set to gain momentum, Anomali

Researchers at Anomali detected a new FrameworkPOS campaign that it says is gaining momentum.

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65M Tumblr accounts for sale after 2013 breach

More than 65 million Tumblr accounts from a 2013 breach were spotted for sale on the dark web.

Data Breach Blog

The Southeast Eye Institute patient information compromised

The Southeast Eye Institute, P.A. reported a possible data breach after an unauthorized individual gained access to patient data via a third-party affiliate.

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Senate postpones vote on email privacy bill

Senate postpones vote on email privacy bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Grassley (R-IA) postponed a vote on a privacy bill after a flurry of amendments threatened to weaken the bill's intent.

May issue now available!

The Threat Hunter Blog

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

These two malwares have been much in the news over the past week or so.

May 2016 Product Reviews

AlienVault Unified Security Management Platform

Significant, mature next-generation blend of SIEM and UTM capabilities at a very reasonable price. Outstanding customer relationship building.

LogRhythm Security Intelligence Platform

Probably the most complete pure-play SIEM we’ve seen with the added benefit of many next-gen features and superlative correlation and analytics.

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server

Excellent price point for a very flexible SIEM/log correlator with lots of features.

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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