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  • Facebook “flaw” discloses users’ private friends list

    26.11.2013

    A recently unearthed potential Facebook security vulnerability can turn out to be a boon for stalkers or social engineers trying to get their friendship request accepted by a target and use that access to wreak damage or gather crucial information.

  • 90% of workers in Britain cannot resist clicking on a web link

    20.11.2013

    90% of UK workers surveyed have clicked on a web link embedded in an email with two-thirds (66%) admitting they very rarely first check to ensure the link is genuine, according to Sourcefire.

  • Snowden social-engineered co-workers to share their passwords

    11.11.2013

    The revelations stemming from the documents exfiltrated by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have changed the way we look at many things, but the details that have been trickling out about the way he went about getting access to those documents have also shown us how serious the insider threat can be.

  • Cybercrime gangs seek victims in untapped markets

    07.11.2013

    A record number of brands were targeted by phishers in the second quarter of 2013, according to APWG.

  • What happens when a scammer tries to scam a security researcher?

    05.11.2013

    Senior Research Analyst Jeremy Scott received a phone call from “the service center for the Windows operating system computers” and they told him that he had something much worse than viruses," he had "malwares and spywares” and that they wanted to help remove it.




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Free security software identifies cloud vulnerabilities

Posted on 21 October 2104.  |  Designed for IT and security professionals, the service gives a view of the data exchanged with partner and cloud applications beyond the network firewall. Completely passive, it runs on non-production systems, and does not require firewall changes.


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