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  • California DMV said to be source of recent data breach

    CSO Online
    Update: In a statement to the Hash, the California DMV said that the problem originated with the firm that does their credit card processing. Journalist Brian Krebs broke the story. Sources within MasterCard shared an alert issued this week that reported a CNP (card-not-present) breach. Banks contacted for confirmation say the California DMV is the common link.
  • Turkey, Twitter & Censorship: VPN, Tor and more

    CSO Online
    Well, it seems that even a blind squirrel can find a nut every now and again. It appears from reports that the Turkish government finally figured out how to remedy their laughable attempt to block Twitter by using DNS. The citizens quickly responded by switching to Google’s DNS which worked for a short time. Now, the government has managed to puzzle out how to block that as well.
  • California DMV said to be source of recent data breach

    CSO Online
    Update: In a statement to the Hash, the California DMV said that the problem originated with the firm that does their credit card processing. Journalist Brian Krebs broke the story. Sources within MasterCard shared an alert issued this week that reported a CNP (card-not-present) breach. Banks contacted for confirmation say the California DMV is the common link.
  • Turkey, Twitter & Censorship: VPN, Tor and more

    CSO Online
    Well, it seems that even a blind squirrel can find a nut every now and again. It appears from reports that the Turkish government finally figured out how to remedy their laughable attempt to block Twitter by using DNS. The citizens quickly responded by switching to Google’s DNS which worked for a short time. Now, the government has managed to puzzle out how to block that as well.
  • California DMV said to be source of recent data breach

    CSO Online
    Update: In a statement to the Hash, the California DMV said that the problem originated with the firm that does their credit card processing. Journalist Brian Krebs broke the story. Sources within MasterCard shared an alert issued this week that reported a CNP (card-not-present) breach. Banks contacted for confirmation say the California DMV is the common link.
  • Sources: Credit Card Breach at California DMV

    Krebs on Security
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles appears to have suffered a wide-ranging credit card data breach involving online payments for DMV-related services, according to banks in California and elsewhere that received alerts this week about compromised cards that all had been previously used at California DMV locations.
  • Phone spyware, Mac security, and WhatsApp privacy – 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

    Sophos - Naked Security
    How do you get spyware on your victim, er, target's phone? Have Mac users changed their attitude to security? And how deep does privacy run at WhatsApp?

    Find out in 60 seconds!
  • Anatomy of a Control Panel Malware Attack, Part 2

    TrendLabs - Malware Blog
    Last week, in the previous part of this post, we went over the behavior of Control Panel (CPL) malware before the actual infection. In this second part, we go over what happens after the malware has reached a system. (Note: much of this analysis was carried out with Deep Discovery Advisor, so some of the screenshots […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroAnatomy of a Control Panel Malware Attack, Part 2
  • Anatomy of a Control Panel Malware Attack, Part 2

    Trend Micro - Security Intelligence
    Last week, in the previous part of this post, we went over the behavior of Control Panel (CPL) malware before the actual infection. In this second part, we go over what happens after the malware has reached a system. (Note: much of this analysis was carried out with Deep Discovery Advisor, so some of the screenshots […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroAnatomy of a Control Panel Malware Attack, Part 2
  • 10 years of Mac OS X malware

    Graham Cluley
    The malware problem on Mac OS X is nothing like as bad as it is on Windows, but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored.

    Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
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