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Graham Cluley
  • McAfee joins the anti-Kaspersky witch hunt in shitty attempt to sell a few boxes

    Graham Cluley
    A witch hunt against a long-established major player in the infosecurity space should be something that brings the industry together. It's ghastly to see how McAfee is behaving.
  • SEC reveals hackers might have used stolen data for insider trading

    Graham Cluley
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that attackers might have used data they stole in a security breach for illicit insider trading.
    David Bisson reports.
  • Smashing Security podcast #043: Backups - a necessary evil?

    Graham Cluley
    When did you last backup your data? How and what should you backup? And where should you store them?
    All is revealed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Maria Vamarzis.
  • More than three dozen schools call off classes after 'cyber terrorist' threat

    Graham Cluley
    More than three dozen public schools and other educational institutions canceled classes after receiving threats from a "cyber terrorist."
    David Bisson reports.
  • Viacom cloud config goof exposed Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV, and more

    Graham Cluley
    Carelessness is believed to have exposed access credentials and other critical information assets owned by media giant Viacom Inc, leaving them viewable by anyone with an internet connection.
    David Bisson reports.
  • First ever crypto-mining Chrome extension discovered

    Graham Cluley
    A Chrome browser extension, with over 140,000 users, is gobbling up the resources of users' computers by secretly mining for virtual cash.
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
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    Graham Cluley
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  • Red Alert 2.0: New Android banking trojan can block and log incoming calls from banks

    Graham Cluley
    New families of trojans continue to prosper on the Android platform as malicious hackers increasingly target mobile users in their attempt to steal login credentials and personal information.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
  • Misleading headlines about Equifax's *earlier* hack

    Graham Cluley
    Woah! Calm down media. Equifax *did* go public about the earlier incident, and it was reported in the security press.
  • Heads roll, as it's revealed Equifax's IT team knew about web app vulnerability

    Graham Cluley
    Patches should have been in place, but Equifax's music-loving CSO has been unfairly vilified.

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