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2.5K Twitter accounts hacked to spread links to adult content

Hackers hijacked 2,500 Twitter accounts and used them to spread links for adult content.

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Study: Federal agencies still lack strong cyber hygiene practices

A new study showing how federal agencies still don't have a firm grasp of cybersecurity practices was ironically released just days after the third-party contractor hired to fortify the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's systems suddenly quit.

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SWIFT exec unveils info sharing plan, calls Bangladesh 'a watershed event'

SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt issued details of the messaging service company's information-sharing strategy.

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Bad guys update ransomware DMA Locker with version 4.0

The criminal developers behind the ransomware DMA Locker have for the third time updated the malware rolling out 4.0 version several days ago.

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Lieu, Hurd urge colleagues to use encryption, improve cyber hygiene

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Sen. Will Hurd (R-Texas) took aim at Congress's personal cyber hygiene in a letter penned to their fellow legislators.

Data Breach Blog

San Juan County DWI program patient data compromised

Information on patients in New Mexico's San Juan County DWI treatment program may have been compromised.

Children's National Health System breached, data of 4K patients compromised

More than 4,000 patients of the Children's National Health System received notices of a data breach following a former vendor disclosing patient health information on an FTP site viewable on the web.

San Mateo Foster City School District employee PII compromised in breach

The San Mateo Foster City School District (SMFCSD) reported that personal information of active employees was compromised.

Featured News

GCHQ infosec group disclosed kernel privilege exploit to Apple

GCHQ infosec group disclosed kernel privilege exploit to Apple

GCHQ's infosec unit CESG was credited with the discovery of two vulnerabilities that were patched by Apple last week.

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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