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Data manipulation heralds a new era of hacking

Data manipulation heralds a new era of hacking

Jason Hart discusses how data manipulation will be the biggest threat to businesses and public figures in the future.

MoD goes Splunk to advance information as a 'force multiplier'

MoD goes Splunk to advance information as a 'force multiplier'

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Operational intelligence firm Splunk describes 'full lifecycle' of attacks and advocates analytics-driven security

Iran finds, admonishes person claiming Daesh is cyber-threat

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Iran Chief Brigadier General Kamal Hadianfar said at a Monday press conference that the person spreading the rumor that Daesh might poses a cyber-threat to Iran has been identified and admonished by FATA.

Report says UK must find better way to battle rise in cyber-crime

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A report from Tech UK says that tackling cyber-crime in the UK needs better funding distribution, a police Managed Service Provider to contract skills more easily and more accurate reporting.

Security on the agenda

Security on the agenda

Cyber-security has become a boardroom issue, but too few boards give the topic the time or resources required, our experts agreed at a recent SC Magazine Roundtable. Opinions were split over how to respond

Last Word: Cyber-blackout - The dangers  within and without the grid

Last Word: Cyber-blackout - The dangers within and without the grid

Utilities face thousands of cyber-attacks every day, but we are not prepared for a successful take-down despite the very real threat says Oliver Eckel

MI5 warns IT staff targetted by foreign agencies

MI5 warns IT staff targetted by foreign agencies

MI5 has issued a warning to British corporate chiefs that foreign spy agencies are targeting IT staff within big businesses, grooming them to gain access to highly valuable, corporate information according to an FT report.

CT Expo: 'White van man' adopts GPS jammers

CT Expo: 'White van man' adopts GPS jammers

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Thieves and employees take assets off the network to avoid tracking

THREAT OF THE MONTH: Drive-by downloads

THREAT OF THE MONTH: Drive-by downloads

Drive-by downloads are stealthy in nature and very difficult to prevent.

Infosecurity Europe: Are cybercriminals winning the security game?

Infosecurity Europe: Are cybercriminals winning the security game?

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One of the hot topics at the Infosecurity Europe show - held in London this week - is the scale and complexity of the latest attacks against corporates.

Heartbleed flaw threatens millions of websites

Heartbleed flaw threatens millions of websites

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Systems admins are being warned of a "potentially disastrous" security flaw that allows hackers to steal data from millions of websites worldwide without leaving a trace.

FireEye buys Mandiant for US$ 1 billion to counter growing cyber threat

FireEye buys Mandiant for US$ 1 billion to counter growing cyber threat

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FireEye taps its IPO cash pile to acquire data forensics specialist.

RSA Conference: RSA security chief slams 'cyber Pearl Harbor'

RSA Conference: RSA security chief slams 'cyber Pearl Harbor'

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The use of the term 'cyber Pearl Harbor' has been slammed by Art Coviello, executive vice president of EMC and executive chairman of RSA, who said that he 'hated' the term.

Security model is not good enough to protect against targeted attacks

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The old security model is doing an 'okay job' when it comes to preventing targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs), according to an industry expert.

Microsoft becomes third company to suffer compromise via malicious website visit

Microsoft becomes third company to suffer compromise via malicious website visit

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Microsoft has confessed that it has fallen victim to the same attack as both Facebook and Apple.

APTs deemed to be a credible threat to national security

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Advanced persistent threats (APTs) pose a credible threat to national security and economic stability.

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