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The Outlook of DDoS Threats in 2015

The Panzerhaubitze 2000 is a 155 mm self-propelled howitzer capable of Multiple Rounds Simultaneous Impact (MRSI). Essentially, the artillery shells are fired with different trajectories, but all impact the target

Identity Theft

Paysafe confirms major data breach

Paysafe has revealed that 7.8m customer records were leaked in breaches that occurred in 2009 and 2010. The company, which largely services online gambling firms, said in a statement to

Software

Password Paste Prevention: Security Friend or Foe? – IT SECURITY GURU

Every few days on ‘Infosec Twitter’, I come across another example of a site that breaks password manager functionality by disabling the ability to paste into the password field. Generally,

Identity Theft

Experian Data Breach Resolution releases its third annual Data Breach Industry Forecast

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As the data breach landscape continues to evolve, companies must try to stay ahead of the curve and be prepared to respond to

Identity Theft

Report: Insiders Still Top Breach Threat

While cyberattacks will continue to menace healthcare and other business sectors next year, organizations can’t afford to overlook addressing risks tied to insiders, who are responsible for most data breaches,

Industry Insights

EY: Cybersecurity major concern for global corporate sector – Dealstreetasia

At least a third of global organisations (global: 36 per cent, Singapore: 30 per cent) still lack confidence in their ability to detect sophisticated cyberspace attacks, according to the annual EY’s

Identity Theft

Abysmal security practices by toy maker VTech result in massive data breach

Hong Kong-based electronic toy maker VTech has suffered a massive breach. The target was the Learning Lodge app store, from which registered users can download games, music, and e-books to

Mobile

Spyware/adware combo masquerading as AnonyPlayer hits Android users

If you suddenly start seeing random advertisements popping up on your Android device, you have likely been infected with adware. But if you’re terribly unlucky, you might have also been

Mobile

Insecure App Exposed Billboard Lights to Hacker Attacks

Malicious hackers and pranksters could have hijacked billboard lighting systems by exploiting vulnerabilities found in a service provider’s mobile application. While trying to find out how the lights on highway

Identity Theft

Fighting Online Fraud

Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones. “The Pandora’s box