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2014-08-14 08:34:04

Thycotic Black Hat 2014 Hacker Survey also finds 88% of hackers fear theft from other hackers WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thycotic, a provider of smart and effective privileged account management solutions for global organizations, today announced the results of a survey of 127 self-identified hackers at Black Hat USA 2014. The survey, which was conducted live between August 6(th) and 7(th) at the conference venue in Las Vegas, found that an overwhelming majority (86%) of...

2014-08-09 23:02:44

With recent reports about Russian hackers assembling the largest recorded cache of stolen user credentials in history, the vulnerabilities businesses could be exposed to warrant a close look at organizational password policies. Joe Caruso, founder of Global Digital Forensics, talks about the ramifications incidents like these can have on businesses, and how professional vulnerability assessments can sniff out weaknesses in password policies, procedures, compliance and more. New York, NY...

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2014-08-07 06:48:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have stolen more than one billion usernames and passwords belonging to over 500 million unique email addresses in what one cybersecurity firm is calling “arguably the largest data breach known to date.” Hold Security, a US-based firm that specializes in detecting this type of activity, revealed on Tuesday that an unnamed Russian gang of hackers had amassed more than 4.5 billion records. Most of those records...

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2014-08-06 06:33:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The satellite communications equipment of passenger jets can be hacked through their wireless internet and inflight entertainment systems, claims one prominent cybersecurity researcher who has promised to reveal the details of his work Thursday at the annual Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, IOActive consultant Ruben Santamarta plans to discuss vulnerabilities he has...

2014-08-01 23:04:27

First 200 attendees will receive free copy of ‘Hacking Point of Sale’. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced that Slava Gomzin, security and payments technologist for HP, will be signing copies of his book, “Hacking Point of Sale,” at Black Hat USA 2014, booth 141. The security conference will take place August 2-7, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in...

2014-07-31 23:09:34

Top Security Researchers Will Release Tools Designed to Hack Google Chromecast, RFID Security Systems, and iOS Devices Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Bishop Fox IT security researchers plan to unveil three new tools at the Black Hat Tools Arsenal in Las Vegas this week. The Tools Arsenal is a tool/demonstration area where independent researchers and the open-source community can showcase new tools or “weapons” that can help the security community keep up with the threat...

2014-07-24 23:12:39

The new, all-in-one business solution is sending out the second half of its two-part Growth Hacking infographic. The release comes one week after the launch of WebPowerUp.com. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 WebPowerUp, the first business-in-a-box, is pleased to release its second Growth Hacking infographic. The release comes one week after the site’s official launch. The series keys on some of the more popular and successful Growth Hacks utilized by a selection of (now) large companies and how...

2014-07-17 08:26:37

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Hacker, CAE, CEM, FASAE, formerly the longtime president of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), has been named Director of Industry Relations for Schneider Publishing. Since his retirement from IAEE in October 2012, Hacker has served as "The Association Doctor" columnist for Schneider Publishing's Association News magazine. Hacker has also directed the educational programming for Schneider Publishing's...

2014-07-10 23:08:05

As the relationship between the U.S. and Russia continues to deteriorate, TroopTree.com has become a frequent target for Russian hackers. Hackers blocked real users, but can’t penetrate TroopTree’s secure video vault. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 For the past few months TroopTree.com has thwarted numerous attacks from what they have determined to be Russian hackers on its website. The attacks started roughly around the same time the relationship between the governments of the...

2014-07-09 23:07:37

High Stakes Cyber-Ransom Likely to Become the New Norm with Mobile Devices as Prey Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 In response to a recent study done on IT professionals, KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman announced an extension of the company’s offer to pay any customer’s cyber ransom with Bitcoin if they are hit after stepping through KnowBe4’s security awareness training. Our 300+ sample study shows 88% of IT professionals expect ransomware to grow the rest of this year. The...


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