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  • Phishers Felled Bitcoin Exchange

    $5 Million Bitstamp Breach Detailed in Unconfirmed Report Phishers Felled Bitcoin Exchange

    An unconfirmed post-breach report for bitcoin exchange Bitstamp shows the organization was targeted by a sustained attack that combined phishing via email and Skype with macro malware to successfully steal almost 19,000 bitcoins, worth $5 million. Read more...

  • DigiLocker Storage Service Launched

    First New Offering Under Digital India Initiative DigiLocker Storage Service Launched

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kicked off the Digital India Week with the launch of the DigiLocker data storage initiative for citizens. What are preliminary reactions from the security community? Read more...

  • Meeting the Digital Identity Challenge

    Security Panel: Improving Authentication, Access, Governance Meeting the Digital Identity Challenge

    In an exclusive panel hosted by ISMG, security leaders discuss new strategies and solutions for securing the digital customer experience. Are CISOs game to tackle this evolving security challenge? Read more...

  • Nandkumar Saravade is New CEO of DSCI

    Former IPS Officer, Industry Veteran Tapped to Lead Body Nandkumar Saravade is New CEO of DSCI
    Nandkumar Saravade, CEO-elect - DSCI

    The Data Security Council of India has confirmed the appointment of Nandkumar Saravade as its new Chief Executive Officer. What is Saravade's immediate agenda, and how is this announcement being received? Read more...

  • The Future of Application Security

    (ISC)²'s Lim on New Vulnerabilities, Development Strategies The Future of Application Security
    Anthony Lim, (ISC)²

    "All I see are more targets for hackers - starting with just mischief and curiosity, leading to crime and other malicious intents," says Anthony Lim of (ISC)². What can leaders do to improve application security? Read more...

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    Can Selfies Fight Payment Card Fraud?

    MasterCard Tests Facial Recognition App By Mathew Schwartz
    Can Selfies Fight Payment Card Fraud?

    MasterCard is testing a smartphone app that lets users approve online transactions using facial recognition, via the equivalent of taking a selfie. But could such technology be spoofed, and will it reduce card fraud?

  • Article

    Cardinals Sack Employee After Hack

    FBI Still Investigating Houston Astros Database Breach By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Cardinals Sack Employee After Hack

    The St. Louis Cardinals baseball team has fired its scouting director amidst allegations that the team hacked into a database run by its rival Houston Astros team. A related investigation is ongoing.

  • Article

    Cisco to Acquire OpenDNS

    $635 Million Deal to Boost 'Internet of Things' Security By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Cisco to Acquire OpenDNS

    Cisco announced plans to pay $635 million to purchase cloud security firm OpenDNS to better secure the "Internet of Everything." OpenDNS says the acquisition will leave its products and personnel intact.

  • Interview

    Indusface on the Web App Security Gap

    New Report Cites Key Vulnerabilities, Slow Response Times By Varun Haran
    Indusface on the Web App Security Gap

    India's booming Internet economy and the necessity and pace of enabling digital business is finding Indian organizations at a loss when it comes to secure development says Ashish Tandon, CEO Indusface.

  • Interview

    PCI Encryption Standard Updated

    How Optional Standard Can Ease PCI-DSS Compliance By Tracy Kitten
    PCI Encryption Standard Updated

    The PCI Security Standards Council has just released version 2 of its point-to-point encryption standard. Jeremy King of the PCI SSC explains how this optional standard can complement PCI-DSS compliance.

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