Cyber criminals use female celebrity bait - Emma Watson favorite this year

Cyber criminals use female celebrity bait; Emma Watson this year's favorite
Cyber criminals use celebrity names as bait to lure unsuspecting internet users to malicious sites. Internet security firm McAfee announced today, September 10, 2012, that this year's name most likely to get you into trouble online is Harry Potter's ...

Saudi Aramco's Computer Network Recovers After Cyber Attack
Saudi Arabian Oil Co., the world's largest crude exporter, said its computer network has recovered fully after a cyber attack last month and it is investigating the incident. The state-owned oil company, known as Saudi Aramco, said the virus had no ...

Army and Marines creating system for cyber fire support
Foreign Policy (blog)
The Army and Marine Corps are developing procedures that allow front-line troops to request offensive cyber support the same way they currently request artillery and air support. For its part, the Army has fielded the Cyber Effects Request Format, or ...

ASIS 2012: Napolitano calls for more private Cyber security effort
Government Security News
While thanking the private security industry for their important contributions to the overall security of the U.S., Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano called for more work to protect critical infrastructure under increasing ...

11 years later: security and privacy following 9/11
The Scribe
Take, for example, the issue of cyber security. Considered a threat by most, recent legislation like the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) and the Cyber Security Act of 2012 have failed to find traction. On the heels of SOPA (Stop ...

Cyber thieves eye mobile money
Philippine Star
Initial reports by Lookout indicate that cases of cyber theft through mobile phones have increased by 62 percent from just 29 percent in the nine months covered by the report. Lookout is a smartphonesecurity company dedicated to making the mobile ...

The White House Takes Cyber Action
AOL Government
At the same time Reuters reported that Deborah Plunkett, a senior official with the National SecurityAgency, said recently that other nations are increasingly employing cyber attacks without "any sense of restraint." The article went on to infer that ...

New program offers pathway into cyber security
Help Net Security
It is open to aspiring and active cyber security professionals age 35 and under who are looking for ways to bolster their careers and deepen their connections to the professional community. Mentorship opportunities are also available through the ...

Help Net Security

Google 'Aurora' cyber scammers still operational
A group of cyber-scammers who were possibly behind the 2010 attack on Google infrastructure are still operational and now using more sophisticated tools, according to a new report from Symantec. The security firm was surprised to see how many zero-day ...

Google Buys Cyber-Security Company VirusTotal | Geeky Gadgets
By Julian Horsey
Over the weekend Google has announced that it's purchased the cyber-security company VirusTotal for an undisclosed sum of money. Virus Total uses 44 different antivirus products and scan engines to check for viruses that the user's own ...

Google buys cyber-security startup VirusTotal | Firstpost
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Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal, picking up a fledgling but widely used cyber-securityindustry player in a move that could beef up protection for its Internet services. The acquisition of VirusTotal, which aggregates warnings on ...

10 steps to cyber security
Advice to business leaders on how to better tackle the growing cyber threats to their companies.

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