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  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked 3 times in 3 years

    Naked Security - Sophos
    Lee Munson
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:36 am
    According to documents obtained under an open-records request, two of the hacks, perpetrated via phishing emails, are believed to have originated in foreign countries, while the source of the third remains unknown because incident logs have been destroyed. The report does not say when the attacks occurred, nor does it divulge what, if any, data was compromised.
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked 3 times in 3 years

    Naked Security - Sophos
    Lee Munson
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:36 am
    According to documents obtained under an open-records request, two of the hacks, perpetrated via phishing emails, are believed to have originated in foreign countries, while the source of the third remains unknown because incident logs have been destroyed. The report does not say when the attacks occurred, nor does it divulge what, if any, data was compromised.
  • Chet Chat 160 - Aug 13, 2014

    Sophos Security
    13 Aug 2014 | 2:26 pm
    Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin in the weekly Chet Chat security podcast. In this episode: Patch Tuesday; combining exploits; an Android virus attack; Foursquare opts out of opt-in; Facebook under fire; and Chester relives his favorite talks of Black Hat and DEFCON.
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    Naked Security - Sophos

  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked 3 times in 3 years

    Lee Munson
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:36 am
    According to documents obtained under an open-records request, two of the hacks, perpetrated via phishing emails, are believed to have originated in foreign countries, while the source of the third remains unknown because incident logs have been destroyed. The report does not say when the attacks occurred, nor does it divulge what, if any, data was compromised.
  • US won't release Russian MP's son being held on PoS hacking charges

    Lisa Vaas
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:33 am
    A US federal court has refused to release Roman Seleznev, arrested in the Maldives under suspicion of rigging retail PoS systems to rip off credit card details. Prosecutors say he was caught with over 2 million stolen cards on his laptop and that he'd been searching the US federal court electronic filing system for charges against him.
  • Supervalu says it was breached - is it the next Target?

    John Zorabedian
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:04 am
    US retailer Supervalu is warning customers that an intrusion of its network may have resulted in the theft of credit and debit card account numbers from up to 200 of its stores. Meanwhile, a related data breach affected another 800 stores for which Supervalu provides IT services. Could this be the next Target?
  • Twitter injects favourites into newsfeeds, but is it an 'invasion of privacy'?

    Lisa Vaas
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:57 am
    Twitter is taking people's favourites - what many (mistakenly) have assumed were private - and sticking them into people's newsfeeds, along with follow notifications.
  • Shark attack! Google wraps underwater cables in Kevlar-like vests

    Lisa Vaas
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:47 am
    Google has to wrap its underwater sea cables in a Kevlar-like material, it says, because sharks like to bite them.
 
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    Naked Security - Sophos

  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked 3 times in 3 years

    Lee Munson
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:36 am
    According to documents obtained under an open-records request, two of the hacks, perpetrated via phishing emails, are believed to have originated in foreign countries, while the source of the third remains unknown because incident logs have been destroyed. The report does not say when the attacks occurred, nor does it divulge what, if any, data was compromised.
  • US won't release Russian MP's son being held on PoS hacking charges

    Lisa Vaas
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:33 am
    A US federal court has refused to release Roman Seleznev, arrested in the Maldives under suspicion of rigging retail PoS systems to rip off credit card details. Prosecutors say he was caught with over 2 million stolen cards on his laptop and that he'd been searching the US federal court electronic filing system for charges against him.
  • Supervalu says it was breached - is it the next Target?

    John Zorabedian
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:04 am
    US retailer Supervalu is warning customers that an intrusion of its network may have resulted in the theft of credit and debit card account numbers from up to 200 of its stores. Meanwhile, a related data breach affected another 800 stores for which Supervalu provides IT services. Could this be the next Target?
  • Twitter injects favourites into newsfeeds, but is it an 'invasion of privacy'?

    Lisa Vaas
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:57 am
    Twitter is taking people's favourites - what many (mistakenly) have assumed were private - and sticking them into people's newsfeeds, along with follow notifications.
  • Shark attack! Google wraps underwater cables in Kevlar-like vests

    Lisa Vaas
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:47 am
    Google has to wrap its underwater sea cables in a Kevlar-like material, it says, because sharks like to bite them.
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  • Chet Chat 160 - Aug 13, 2014

    13 Aug 2014 | 2:26 pm
    Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin in the weekly Chet Chat security podcast. In this episode: Patch Tuesday; combining exploits; an Android virus attack; Foursquare opts out of opt-in; Facebook under fire; and Chester relives his favorite talks of Black Hat and DEFCON.
  • Chet Chat 159.5 - Aug 9, 2014

    9 Aug 2014 | 2:05 am
    Listen to this "Black Hat Special" episode of the Chet Chat. Paul Ducklin puts Chester Wisniewski on the other side of the microphone to tell us about the *real* security lessons from Black Hat USA 2014...
  • Chet Chat 159 - Aug 6, 2014

    6 Aug 2014 | 8:56 am
    Sophos expert Chester Wisniewski takes time out of the Nevada heat to delve into the latest security news with Paul Ducklin. (Chet's in fabulous Las Vegas this week, attending the B-Sides, Black Hat and DEFCON conferences.) There's something for everyone in this epsiode, including: spam, malware, hacking, encryption, backup and more.
  • Chet Chat 158 - July 30, 2014

    30 Jul 2014 | 3:36 am
    Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin of Sophos dissect the week's security news to see what we can learn from other people's mistakes. ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," as George Santayana famously said.) And Chester has an invitation: "If you're going to be in Las Vegas for BlackHat 2014, be sure to drop by at the Sophos booth and say G'day!"
  • Chet Chat 157 - July 23, 2014

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin look for lessons in the latest computer security news. In this week's podcast: how to make SoHo routers more secure; how to decide if you can trust your browser; UK law enforcement takes aim at a banking botnet; and, boy-oh-boy, do we have a prize for you.
 
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