Weekend news review: March 9-13

Analysts discover two POS malware families, PwnPOS and LogPOS

Analysts discover two POS malware families, PwnPOS and LogPOS

Trend Micro detailed the PwnPOS family, while Morphick discovered LogPOS malware that uses Windows mailslots for data storage. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/two-pos-malware-families-detailed-by-security-firms/article/402472/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
CIA to reorganize, create digital directorate

CIA to reorganize, create digital directorate

CIA Director John Brennan said the agency will create a Directorate of Digital Innovation that will accelerate the integration of its cyber and digital capabilities. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/cia-to-reorganize-create-digital-directorate/article/402275/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Facebook login bug lets attackers hijack accounts on Mashable, other sites

Facebook login bug lets attackers hijack accounts on Mashable, other sites

A Facebook login bug has gone unfixed for a year, according to a blog. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/bug-can-be-used-to-redirect-victims-to-attackers-facebook-account/article/402574/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Majority of WordPress users not backing up, survey indicates

Majority of WordPress users not backing up, survey indicates

More than 75 percent WordPress users are not using a backup plugin, and 47 percent are backing up their websites every few months. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/majority-of-wordpress-users-not-backing-up-survey-indicates/article/402479/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
2,400 unsafe mobile apps on employee devices in average large enterprise

2,400 unsafe mobile apps on employee devices in average large enterprise

Veracode researchers analyzed a pool of about 400,000 applications installed in multiple global enterprises in various industries. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/mobile-apps-on-employee-devices-create-headaches-for-enterprise/article/402898/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Self-deleting malware targets home routers to gather information

Self-deleting malware targets home routers to gather information

The malware purports to be an Adobe Flash update, and was detected by Trend Micro as TROJ_VICEPASS.A, or VICEPASS. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/malware-that-connects-to-home-routers-deletes-itself-without-a-trace/article/403050/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Experts debate whether 'right to be forgotten' should be adopted in the U.S.

Experts debate whether 'right to be forgotten' should be adopted in the U.S.

Four privacy and technology experts met on Wednesday night to debate the ruling and whether it should be implemented in the U.S. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/intelligence-squared-hosts-right-to-be-forgotten-debate/article/403274/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Report: 71 percent of orgs were successfully attacked in 2014

Report: 71 percent of orgs were successfully attacked in 2014

In the CyberEdge Group report, 22 percent of respondents said that their organization was successfully attacked more than six times in 2014. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/report-71-percent-of-orgs-were-successfully-attacked-in-2014/article/403267/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
'TeslaCrypt' holds video game files hostage in ransomware first

'TeslaCrypt' holds video game files hostage in ransomware first

Bromium Labs detailed a new ransomware campaign that holds video game and iTunes files hostage. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/bromium-labs-details-new-ransomware-campaign/article/403511/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Private WHOIS data disclosed for hundreds of thousands of Google Apps domains

Private WHOIS data disclosed for hundreds of thousands of Google Apps domains

A software glitch exposed the private WHOIS information of 94 percent of the nearly 306,000 domains registered via Google App using eNom, Cisco Talos found. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/glitch-exposed-whois-info-upon-renewal-of-google-apps-domains/article/403516/" target="_blank">Read more</a>

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