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Researchers observe recently patched Adobe bug added to exploit kits

Researchers have indicated that a recently patched integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player has been added to exploit kits.

Federal Trade Commission appoints new chief technologist

The government agency has announced Ashkan Soltani as its new chief technologist, according to a release.

Cybercriminals continue to piggyback on Ebola news

Email samples discovered by researchers at Trustwave reveal how attackers are infecting users with the DarkComet Remote Access Trojan.

ISA president urges state AGs to expand understanding of cybercrime

Speaking at a National Association of State Attorneys General conference, ISA's Larry Clinton asked the AGs to step up efforts to get more resources.

Woman charged with using spyware on former cop

Kristin Nyunt of Monterey, Calif., is charged with two counts of illegal wiretapping and possession of illegal interception devices and faces a sentence of up to five years in prison.

Google implements Security Key two-factor authentication

Security Key plugs into a user's USB port and can now be used as a primary method for account login verification.

Cisco supply chain CSO talks cradle to grave security

Edna Conway, Cisco's global supply chain CSO, spoke at SC Congress NY with a panel of experts.

Apple Pay and wearable technology could pose next threats, experts say

Experts at SC Congress New York discussed the future of threats during the "Tomorrow's Threats" panel.

Study: Canada C-Suite execs say companies prepared for threats

A survey of Canadian business execs found that just over a quarter had experienced a cyber attack.

PHP vulnerabilities patched

Developers patched multiple vulnerabilities in PHP that would have allowed remote code execution.

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