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  • Breaking Bad-themed ransomware targeting users

    11.05.2015

    A new type of ransomware is targeting Australian users, and its creators have decided to have some fun and express their love for the popular US TV show Breaking Bad while trying to "earn" some money.

  • Casino installs new POS equipment while investigating potential data breach

    07.05.2015

    A few days after Las Vegas' Hard Rock casino revealed that it has been hit by carders, another US casino has started an internal investigation aimed at finding out whether they've also been successfully targeted.

  • Criminal attacks in healthcare are up 125% since 2010

    07.05.2015

    The healthcare industry is experiencing a surge in data breaches, security incidents, and criminal attacks—exposing millions of patients and their medical records, according to the Ponemon Institute.

  • Crimeware infects one-third of computers worldwide

    05.05.2015

    The APWG reports that during the 4th quarter of 2014, a record number of crimeware variants were detected, a strategy of overwhelming proliferation of variations designed to defeat antivirus software.

  • Data security in the payments ecosystem

    05.05.2015

    Experian Data Breach Resolution and the Ponemon Institute asked professionals to weigh in on several topics including who should be responsible for securing payment systems and how effective their organizations is in preparing for and responding to a payment card breach.




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Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


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