Online Safety

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Hack of New York Times Holds a Lesson for All Businesses

The New York Times, Twitter, and other major sites were knocked offline in an attack by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). While there is certainly a political motivation to the hacks, there is an underlying lesson that all businesses should learn.

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Computerworld Tech Update: 28 - 31 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.

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News

New Banking Malware 'Kronos' Advertised on Underground Forums

A new Trojan program designed to steal log-in credentials and other financial information from online banking websites is being advertised to cybercriminal groups on the underground market.

Future Java 7 Security Patches will Work on Windows XP Despite End of Official Support

Oracle has dispelled rumors that the upcoming security update for Java 7 and those it will release in the future might not work on Windows XP.

The Gameover Trojan Program is Back With Modifications

Cybercriminals are trying to create a new botnet, based on what is likely a modification of Gameover Zeus, a sophisticated Trojan program whose command-and-control infrastructure was taken over by law enforcement agencies at the beginning of June.

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10 Mistakes Companies Make After a Data Breach

In a recent presentation for The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy, Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution outlined some the common mistakes his firm has seen as organizations deal with the aftermath of a breach.

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