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  • Tinba Trojan targets major US banks

    17 September 2014

    Tinba, the tiny (20 KB) banking malware with man-in-the-browser and network traffic sniffing capabilities, is back. After initially being made to target users of a small number of...

  • Macro based malware is on the rise

    17 September 2014

    Malware authors have a rediscovered their love for Visual Basic, as the percentage of macro based malware rose from around 6% of all document malware in June to 28% in July, Sophos researchers...

  • Citadel malware becomes APT tool in newest hacking campaign

    16 September 2014

    APT attackers wielding a newer, more dangerous versions of the Citadel malware have been targeting a number of Middle Eastern petrochemical companies, Trusteer researchers have discovered. The...

  • Dragonfly malware targeting pharmaceutical companies

    15 September 2014

    The recently revealed Dragonfly (Havex) malware is likely targeting the pharmaceutical sector, not the energy sector as previously believed, according to Belden. Until now, advanced...

  • Everything you need to know about POS malware

    12 September 2014

    With this year's dramatic uptick in data breaches targeting retailers and restaurant chains and, more specifically, the payment card data they process every day, it's safe to say that,...

  • Researchers find malicious extensions in Chrome Web Store

    11 September 2014

    Earlier this year, Google has made it so that extension that are not hosted on the Chrome Web Store can't be installed and used by users of its popular browser. This move was meant...

  • Researchers unlock TorrentLocker encryption

    11 September 2014

    A team of Finnish researchers has discovered that the files encrypted by the recently unearthed TorrentLocker ransomware can be decrypted without paying the ransom - if the user has...



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How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


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