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2014-06-14 23:02:03

The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently released a report estimating the cost of cybercrime and how it has been affecting economies and businesses around the world, evaluating everything from direct theft of funds, to the much harder to gauge ramifications on business due to things like the loss of Intellectual Property, as well as the effect on employment. Drawing on years of experience and some of the conclusions relayed in the report, GDF’s founder talks about...

russian hackers arrested
2014-06-12 10:06:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week, Russian authorities announced the arrest of two alleged hackers, both residents of Moscow, who were believed to have been behind a recent Apple extortion scheme. The pair allegedly locked users' iCloud access and then demanded payment from the rightful owners to free them up them. An official statement on the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs website said the duo carried out the "ransomware: attack by creating a...

2014-06-11 23:13:01

IT Security Professional and popular Dr. Chaos blogger, Aamir Lakhani, will shed light on the implications of phishing attacks at EC-Council Foundation’s Hacker Halted IT Security event, October 16-17, 2014. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Aamir Lakhani is just one of a bevy of notable and industry-leading speakers set to present at Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s cyber security and hacking conference. Lakhani is a leading security architect and runs the popular security...

2014-06-05 23:16:45

Las Vegas based ESD America manufacturers an extremely secure cell phone for private, corporate and government customers. With 9 different models over the last 9 years ESD America's "Cryptophone" is at the leading edge of consumer privacy. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The latest model from ESD America is the CP500, an android based secure phone that takes cellular security to a whole new level. It now detects hackers as well as providing secure calls and messages....

2014-06-05 08:25:32

AUSTIN, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Daily Dot, in collaboration with Vice's Motherboard, published the first in a series of groundbreaking investigative features based on exclusive documents obtained from the prosecution of Jeremy Hammond, revealing the involvement of an FBI informant in the hacking of Strategic Forecasting, Inc., better known as Stratfor. The documents--thousands of unreleased chat logs, surveillance photos, and government documents--trace in...

2014-05-29 23:11:51

Socrata will participate at nearly 50 events nationally to support a weekend of innovation, fueled by public data. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced its second year as a major sponsor of the National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH). This year’s event will take place May 31 - June 1, 2014. Focused on supporting data access and innovation, Socrata will offer...

2014-05-29 12:33:30

Early Registration Ends June 2 - Register Now to Save $400 on Briefings Pass SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, highlights some of the nearly 100 Briefings selected so far for Black Hat USA 2014. Returning to Las Vegas for it's 17(th) year, Black Hat will welcome the world's brightest information security professionals and researchers from around the world to reveal vulnerabilities that impact everything...

2014-05-22 23:00:45

Tech company volunteers and local hackers sought for TAG Day of Service and National Day of Civic Hacking activities. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia is mobilizing Atlanta's technology community on behalf of the Atlanta Community Food Bank as part of a weekend of great ideas and giving back to the community. The festivities kick off on May 30th with the TAG Day of Service. Volunteers from TAG member companies will sort and pack food boxes in...

2014-05-22 16:22:16

Accudata CEO to Chair Summit Day Two Featuring Live Hacking Demo & Industrial Operations Security HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems today announced participation in the IQPC 2(nd) Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit to be held June 16-18th in Houston, Texas. Conference Day Two will be chaired by Accudata CEO, Patrick Vardeman. Oil and gas industry leaders will converge at this summit to address critical cyber security threat concerns and trends. June 16(th) is a...

Security Breach Discovered At eBay, Call Put Out To All Customers: Change Passwords
2014-05-21 14:32:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Online marketplace eBay said on Wednesday that users of its service should change their passwords due to a cyber-attack that may have compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. The "buy-it-now" giant also announced that it had conducted an extensive test of its network, and reported that there is no evidence that this particular compromise resulted in any unauthorized activity for eBay users....


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