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Adobe to Patch Hacking Team’s Flash Zero-Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 15, 2015 in Industry News
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Adobe Systems Inc. says its plans to issue a patch on Wednesday to fix a zero-day vulnerability in its Flash Player software that is reportedly being exploited in active attacks. The flaw was disclosed publicly over the weekend after hackers broke into and posted online...

Hacking Team hack: cybersecurity firm ‘sold spying tools to oppressive regimes to let them spy on activists and journalists’, hack claims

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 6, 2015 in Industry News
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Hacking Team, an Italian set of hackers that hires out its services to governments and other organisations, has been hacked. The documents taken in the attack have been leaked online, appearing to show the company’s dealings with a range of oppressive governments. Read more....

New tactics for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity pushed by MIT consortium

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 30, 2015 in Industry News
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Stuart Madnick wants to look beyond firewalls, encryption and the other usual technologies deployed by organizations in search of computer security. Instead, the director of the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity wants to understand how factors such as organizational structure and employees impact...

7 things to do when your business is hacked

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 22, 2015 in Industry News
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Hint: Success of the incident response team will depend heavily on the preparation done before the breach The first thing an IT security executive should do after the corporate network has been breached is fall back on the incident response plan that was put in place...

Be paranoid: 10 terrifying extreme hacks

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 15, 2015 in Industry News
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Any device with a computer chip can be hacked, but not all hacks are created equal. In fact, in a world where tens of millions of computers are compromised by malware every year and nearly every company's network is owned, truly innovative or thought-provoking hacks...