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Apple rehires crypto legend Jon Callas

Cryptology executive Jon Callas returned to Apple, following the FBI/Apple showdown this year.

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US-CERT: Domain name collision bug could result in MitM attacks

The US-CERT issued an alert this week, warning of a "domain name collision" bug, causing certain DNS queries to be resolved on public instead of private or enterprise servers, exposing organizations to Man-in-the-Middle attacks.

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'Celebgate' hacker pleads guilty to Hacking Apple and Gmail accounts

The "Celebgate" hacker pled guilty for a phishing scam that led him to hack into celebrity accounts to steal nude photos.

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Microsoft bans passwords from breach lists

On the heels of a breach last week at LinkedIn that exposed passwords of 117 million users, Microsoft has put in place new password security for users of its Azure Active Directory.

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Anonymous group takes aim at Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

In a video on Facebook, a figure in a Guy Fawkes mask accused Florida Gov. Rick Scott of a "collusion of corruption" following the dumping of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Atlantic Ocean.

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

2.5K Twitter accounts hacked to spread links to adult content

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.

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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