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Lightbulb moment: Why the Internet of Things is a security watershed

Senior research fellow Righard J. Zwienenberg on why the Internet of Things could be *the* key security issue for the foreseeable future.

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Cybercrime update: take downs, arrests, convictions, and sentences

Information security could use some good news right now, something to offset the string of bad news about data breaches and system vulnerabilities; so how about this: "Cyber Criminal Forum Taken Down, Members Arrested in 20 Countries".

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Can e-cigarettes give you malware?

The long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes - or E-cigarettes - are still open for discussion - but the devices could harm your computer, at least if one report is to be believed.

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Online ad threat – Yahoo, Amazon, YouTube ‘victims of malvertising’

Anyone who has visited popular domains such as YouTube.com, Amazon.com or Ads.Yahoo.com could be a victim of a new, mutating malware attack distributed through the adverts displayed on the sites.

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Credit card security fears – could Home Depot breach be biggest yet?

Shoppers at Home Depot stores may have had their credit card details leaked online, after a massive batch of card information went on sale on a criminal internet site this week - and veteran security reporter Brian Krebs warns it may be the biggest leak yet.

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Online fraud – POS malware has now hit 1,000 U.S. firms

More than a thousand U.S. businesses have been affected by point-of-sale malware - malicious software written specifically for online fraud, to steal information such as credit card details from businesses and their customers.

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Scareware: It’s back, and now it’s even scarier

‘Scareware’ - fake antivirus programs which attempt to fool the user into downloading malware, by warning him or her of a “threat” on their PC - is back, with a new, even more annoying trick.

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Flight MH370 – did cyber attack steal its secret?

Classified documents relating to the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 were stolen using a carefully-crafted spear-phishing attack, targeting 30 government officials just one day after it vanished.

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Week in security: FBI malware, billion password leak – Chinese hotel goes mad

With Black Hat 2014 in full swing in Las Vegas, it was never going to be a quiet week - but revelations about FBI malware and a trove of a billion passwords inspired furious debate too.

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Malware behind 25% of cyber attacks – and DoS is ‘so last year’ says CERT team

Cybercriminals are waging a game of ‘cat and mouse’ with corporations, well-armed with malware protection AV software but facing adversaries who scan constantly for weak points, according to the first quarterly report released by the UK’s new Computer Emergency Response Team.

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Android ransomware

The latest ESET discovery of the first known Android lock-screen-type ransomware that spreads in the wild and sets the phone's PIN lock is examined.

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Cheating network Ashley Madison has been hacked, compromising the private details of the service's owners and 37 million users. The site, which has the slogan “Life is short. Have an affair.”, was attacked by a group calling itself the Impact Team, which claims to have gained complete access to the company’s databases – including user names, addresses and profiles, as well as company documents, emails and more.

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On December 23rd, 2015, around half of the homes in the Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine (population around 1.4 million) were left without electricity for a few hours. According to the Ukrainian news media outlet TSN, the cause of the power outage was a “hacker attack” utilizing a “virus”.

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Google Play porn clicker

Google Play porn clicker, described as a large-scale campaign, belong to a single family of malicious apps masquerading as popular games and/or applications. They are designed and systematically modified to bypass Google’s security checks.

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