The former head of information security at the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), who was arrested in January 2015, stands accused of having tampered with the computer used for drawing winning lottery numbers and of having purchased the winning lottery ticket after, even though he, as an employee of the association, isn't permitted to.
USB can be an effective and simple route to infection.
Monitoring tools can be used for legitimate and malicious purposes.
When the issue of Lenovo's pre-installed SSL-breaking Superfish adware first gained widespread media recognition, the company's CTO Peter Hortensius tried to do some damage control and stated that the adware posed no security risk for users.
The overwhelming majority of information security professionals believe end users are their biggest security headache, largely due to their tendency to click on suspicious and malicious e-mails and URLs, according to Bromium.
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