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Oklahoma news hit with malvertising attack

Oklahoma news hit with malvertising attack

Oklahoma's News 9 website is reportedly safe to visit after a malvertising attack which lasted at least a week.

Cyber UL nonprofit uses binaries to assess software quality

Cyber UL nonprofit uses binaries to assess software quality

Security researcher Peiter Zatko, better known in the industry by his hacker moniker "Mudge," will unveil details of a cybersecurity "underwriters' laboratory" project that he announced last year on Twitter.

S. Korea blames N. Korea for breach that compromised 10M users

S. Korea blames N. Korea for breach that compromised 10M users

S. Korean authorities are blaming N. Korea for hacking an e-commerce firm and compromising the data of more than 10 million users.

Chris Schueler appointed to SVP of managed security services at Trustwave

Chris Schueler appointed to SVP of managed security services at Trustwave

Trustwave has appointed Chris Schueler as senior vice president of managed security services.

Smishing scheme targeting Apple users

Smishing scheme targeting Apple users

A new phishing scam targeting Apple users has been detected that is using SMS messages to lure unsuspecting recipients.

Xen hypervisor vulnerability found

Xen hypervisor vulnerability found

A bug impacting all versions of open source Xen hybervisor that could allow an attacker to gain host privileges has been reported.

Former Citibank employee sentenced for shutting down 90% of firm's network

Former Citibank employee sentenced for shutting down 90% of firm's network

A former Citibank employee was sentenced to 21 months in prison after wiping routers and shutting down 90 percent of the firm's network access across North America.

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Eighty-three percent of fraudulent money transfers reported to the FBI as the result of business email compromise scams are wired to banks in China and Hong Kong, CNN reported, following an FBI presentation at the International Conference on Cyber Security.

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

The FBI is looking for candidates to fill its brand-new position of senior-level data scientist, a role requires specialization in big-data analytics and whose responsibilities include serving as a top advisor and consultant to Cyber Division executives.

Telegram for Mac OS records everything pasted into app

Telegram for Mac OS records everything pasted into app

A Russian security researcher discovered the app for Mac OS logs every pasted message to syslog.

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