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European smishing campaign steps up tactics, strengthens malware

The actors behind a series of ongoing SMS phishing scams targeting Europe-based Android users have intensified their campaigns and significantly upgraded the credentials-stealing malware that's been infecting their victims.

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House websites knocked offline; provider suggests link to Dem protest

Congressional websites of 19 House Democrats were knocked offline in an incident that the technology firm managing the sites believes is linked to last week's sit-in calling for a vote on gun control legislation.

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Mobile Ransomware attack on the rise, report

The amount of mobile ransomware being pushed has more than doubled over the last two years as the mainly Russian cybergangs behind attacks have focused efforts on more lucrative targets in Germany, Canada and the U.K.

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Senator calls for self-driving vehicle regulations

During a Senate subcommittee hearing, a legislator pushed for security protections on internet-connected vehicles. "The Internet of Things leads also to the Internet of Threats," said Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.).

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Recycled hard drives rich with residual data, study

The amount of digital information stored on recycled devices is staggering, a new study found.

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

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One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

Nearly half of U.S. and UK companies do not have access to an in-house cybersecurity professional within their IT department, according to a recent survey.

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Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

There have been quite a few reports by researchers over the past week or so that the Necurs botnet and the Angler exploit kit are dead and buried. But don't hold your breath and don't get rid of your Angler signatures just yet.

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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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