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2014-01-13 23:24:30

CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure” at 11:00AM on January, 14th, 2014. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure.” The Webinar will be held at 11:00AM ET on January 14th, 2014....

2014-01-13 23:21:05

Denim Group Devises Comprehensive Assessment To Properly Test Malwarebytes Enterprise Edition Web-based and Client-Server Modules To Ensure Its Security San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Denim Group, the leading secure software development company, today announced its role in assisting Malwarebytes to successfully protect its Malwarebytes Enterprise Edition (MEE) from malicious attacks. Malwarebytes products are well known for providing desktop and enterprise protection...

2014-01-09 23:22:16

Siemens rapid, proactive response ensures timely delivery of firmware patch. Seattle, Washington, US (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, announced today that it has uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens’ SCALANCE X-200 Switch Family. These Ethernet switches are used to connect to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) components like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)....

2014-01-06 12:31:44

Light Cyber's MAGNA detected breaches from new Bitcoin mining malware some four days before the campaign became widely known, proving the system's superiority in detecting and containing breaches from unknown malware early in the attack life cycle RAMAT GAN, Israel, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Cyber (http://www.lightcyber.com), an emerging provider of innovative Predictive Breach Detection solutions, today announced that its customer-installed MAGNA appliances were...

Hacker Infiltrates, Attempts To Sell Access To BBC FTP Server
2013-12-30 06:24:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A hacker reportedly managed to gain access to a computer server at the BBC sometime on or before Christmas Day, and then tried to sell access to the public broadcasting station’s network over the holidays. The cyber attack was initially discovered by Milwaukee-based Hold Security and first reported by Reuters on Sunday. It is not known whether the individual responsible for the attack, a “notorious” Russian hacker...

Snapchat Security Flaw
2013-12-27 13:14:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Security researchers reported finding a new security flaw in the Snapchat social media program - an app that allows users to send pictures to each other that then disappear in 10 seconds. For this reason, users often send pictures that are risqué, and hence value the anonymity while placing a great deal of trust in Snapchat’s security. While the photos may be gone in little more than an instant, the anonymous hackers that make up...

A Third Hack In Three Years For The Washington Post News Group
2013-12-19 09:53:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Washington Post announced that hackers had once again breached its network. This is at least the third intrusion into the newspaper’s network in the past three years, company officials said on Wednesday. In this latest cyber-attack the hackers were able to hack into the company’s servers and gain access to employee user names and passwords. “This is an ongoing investigation, but we believe it was a few days at most,” said...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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