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  • Spyware Vendor Alert: Suspend Software

    Hacking Team Warns Police, Government Users After Breach Mathew J. Schwartz - July 7, 2015
    Spyware Vendor Alert: Suspend Software

    Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team has confirmed that it was hacked and recommends police, law enforcement and government agencies suspend their use of its software, pending a full breach investigation.

  • Surveillance Software Firm Breached

    Hacking Team Hacked, 400 GB Data Dumped Mathew J. Schwartz - July 6, 2015
    Surveillance Software Firm Breached

    Hacking Team, an Italian vendor of "easy-to-use offensive technology" that it sells to government agencies, has been hacked. Leaked customer lists reportedly name the FBI and DEA, plus the governments of Bahrain, Russia and Sudan, among others.

  • Digital India Raises Security Concerns

    Experts: Centralized Incident Response Mechanism Critical Geetha Nandikotkur - July 6, 2015
    Digital India Raises Security Concerns

    Prime Minister Modi's 'Digital India Week' is an initiative to end corruption through digitization of processes. Security experts say success depends on the security platforms through which services are delivered.

  • Cardinals Sack Employee After Hack

    FBI Still Investigating Houston Astros Database Breach Mathew J. Schwartz - July 3, 2015
    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.

  • Bitcoin Exchange Hacked With Word Macro

    $5 Million Bitstamp Breach Detailed in Unconfirmed Report Mathew J. Schwartz - July 2, 2015
    Bitcoin Exchange Hacked With Word Macro

    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.

  • DigiLocker Storage Service Launched

    First New Offering Under Digital India Initiative Varun Haran - July 2, 2015
    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?

  • Trump Hotels Investigates Hack Report

    Suspected Card Fraud Traced to Multiple Hotel Locations Mathew J. Schwartz - July 2, 2015
    Trump Hotels Investigates Hack Report

    Trump Hotel Properties confirms it is investigating reports of card fraud tied to multiple hotels. Numerous hotels, restaurants and retailers continue to report breaches, stemming from POS malware infections.

  • Meeting the Digital Identity Challenge

    Security Panel: Improving Authentication, Access, Governance Geetha Nandikotkur - July 2, 2015
    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?

  • Europol Details Online Jihadist Hunt

    Extremist Propaganda Targeted By EU Internet Referral Unit Mathew J. Schwartz - July 1, 2015
    Europol Details Online Jihadist Hunt

    Europol has launched a new EU Internet Referral Unit to combat online terrorist propaganda, disrupt extremist recruitment and coordinate related intelligence-gathering and law enforcement response.

  • Cisco to Acquire OpenDNS

    $635 Million Deal to Boost 'Internet of Things' Security Mathew J. Schwartz - July 1, 2015
    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.

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