Weekend news review: July 21-25

Snowden, Ellsberg ask hackers to help obscure whistleblower activity

Snowden, Ellsberg ask hackers to help obscure whistleblower activity

At the HOPE X conference in New York, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden discussed the importance of keeping government spying in check. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1onRmby" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Breaches driving organization security strategy, survey indicates

Breaches driving organization security strategy, survey indicates

CyberArk interviewed 373 IT security executives and other senior management in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific as part of its eighth annual Global Advanced Threat Landscape survey. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1k8SDUx" target="_blank">Read more</a>
DDoS attacks remain up, stronger in Q2, report says

DDoS attacks remain up, stronger in Q2, report says

Prolexic's second quarter DDoS report noted the proliferation of shorter attacks that ate up more bandwidth. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/UqZ8FC" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Vice.com hacked, possibly The Wall Street Journal website too

Vice.com hacked, possibly The Wall Street Journal website too

A reported Russian hacker group known as W0rm tweeted on Monday that it had hacked Vice.com and The Wall Street Journal website. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1pay0pM" target="_blank">Read more</a>
With RATs at their disposal, 419 scammers target businesses

With RATs at their disposal, 419 scammers target businesses

A new report reveals how Nigeria's 419 scammers are spreading malware to pocket business funds. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1nycWcT" target="_blank">Read more</a>
InfoSec pros worried BYOD ushers in security exploits, survey says

InfoSec pros worried BYOD ushers in security exploits, survey says

A study by the Information Security Community on LinkedIn found most organizations don't have proper polices and support for BYOD. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1Ab66zJ" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Sony to shell out $15M in PSN breach settlement

Sony to shell out $15M in PSN breach settlement

The 2011 hack exposed the personal information of roughly 77 million users registered with PlayStation Network and Qriocity. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1tHkcnY" target="_blank">Read more</a>
eBay faces class-action suit over breach

eBay faces class-action suit over breach

A suit filed in a federal court in Louisiana charges the company with failing to protect personal information and seeks damages on multiple counts. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1o0oJfK" target="_blank">Read more</a>

Whistleblower Edward Snowden called into a New York City conference last weekend to chat with the Pentagon Papers' leaker Daniel Ellsberg. Additionally, eBay is facing a class-action lawsuit in the wake of its breach. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.

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