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Report on POS campaign provides peek into scalable tactics of cybercrime duo

Security researchers have uncovered a detailed cybercrime campaign against point-of-sale systems managed by two entrepreneurial criminals who have instituted the best practices of the global economy.

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Popular Russian boxing website compromised

A cybercriminal could be risking a serious beating by compromising the popular Russian boxing site allboxing[.]ru with a redirect to a third-party site containing a Russian banking trojan.

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Tech big dogs enrolling in Privacy Shield

Google and Dropbox are the latest U.S. tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.

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Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records

The security firm InfoArmor believes the Yahoo! data breach far exceeds the 500 million number, that the hack was accomplished by a cybergang, not a nation-state, and that overall about 3.5 billion user records have been stolen over the years.

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Cybercrime Blotter: Syrian Electronic Army hacker pleads guilty to hacking news sites and extortion

A hacker who was associated with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) pleaded guilty to conspiring to receive extortion proceeds and conspiring to unlawfully access computers.

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.

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End-of-support devices on networks weakening cyberdefenses, report

End-of-support devices on networks weakening cyberdefenses, report

Nearly three-quarters of businesses have end-of-support devices operating in their networks, and the consequences could prove dire, a new study found.

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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.

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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