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MarsJoke ransomware distributed via Kelihos, targets U.S. state, fed gov't agencies

A large-scale email campaign was spotted distributing a new ransomware variant called MarsJoke.

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Former NSA Deputy Director pans Snowden film

"Not because it was revealing a truth that I want to put away, but because I was in a constant state of wonder about the misappropriation of the truth."

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Yahoo faces congressional action and class action lawsuits following historic data breach

Yahoo is facing both legal and congressional action in the form of multiple class-action lawsuits and one senators call for a congressional probe.

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Cross border computer probes gets nod in Switzerland

The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.

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RTCA airline recs aim to strengthen aviation cybersecurity

A technical committee that provides guidance to the Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly developed drafting recommendations for strengthening the aviation industry's cybersecurity posture.

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.

SC Spotlight Feature

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.

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Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Even though biometric readers have not been rolled out on ATM's, cybercriminals have already developed tools to steal a person's fingerprint and other biological data.

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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