DHS cybersecurity mandates get push in House

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be required to put in place a formal cybersecurity strategy, following passage earlier this week of a House bill.

Computer webcams taken hostage to spy on people having sex

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has said that a cyber-criminal has taken control of computer webcams to spy on people having sex.

New 'Moker' malware can alter security measures

Researchers at enSilo spotted malware dubbed "Moker" that can alter security measures and take complete control of a victim's computer.

Akhter twins sentenced to prison for hacking State Dept.

Twin brothers Muneeb and Sohaib Akhter were sentenced to prison by the Eastern District of Virginia for an array of offenses, including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to access a protected computer without authorization, conspiracy to access a government computer without authorization, and obstruction of justice.

Featured: Vulnerabilities

'Kemoge' adware infects users in more than 20 countries

Yet another adware campaign stemming from China has been identified, and in this fresh go, victims' Android device can be completely taken over.

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Product Reviews

IntaForensics Lima Forensic Case Management

This should be in every digital forensic lab, especially those that need to track evidence for use in court.

Distil Networks

Distil inspects each http request in real time to determine if it is a malicious bot.

Guidance Software EnCase 7.10

EnCase has a long history in law enforcement and, in recent years, has moved strongly into the corporate world.


Opinions Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

In the wake of the SYNful Knock attack on its routers, Cisco should re-engineer its devices to prevent future attacks, says Raimund Genes.

Opinions U.S. must improve data laws

U.S. must improve data laws

Can U.S. data protection laws protect privacy and preserve tech innovation and intellectual property?

Opinions Canada stands against spam

Canada stands against spam

The impact of Canada's anti-spam legislation for companies big and small.

Opinions Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Many organizations are also investing heavily to hire top-notch CISOs to fill the presumed leadership gap in security.

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Emerging Products: Cloud Security, Part 2

In part two of our cloud security emerging products we see a little shift in product types. This time we see more emphasis on protecting the data. The bulk of these products and services address rather prosaic challenges in innovative ways. Click here.

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