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  • UK PM Cameron demonizes encryption, US report says it's vital

    16.01.2015

    When British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday his plan to introduce new surveillance powers in the UK by forcing businesses to plant backdoors in their communication products, and ban applications that use end-to-end encryption, security experts we asked for an opinion have unanimously declared that weakening users' security posture is not the right answer to the problem of fighting criminals and terrorists.

  • 19,000 French websites hit by DDoS, defaced in wake of terror attack

    16.01.2015

    Since the three day terror attack that started in France on January 7 with the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, 19,000 websites of French-based companies have been targeted by cyber attackers, AP reports.

  • Home routers in Spain and Argentina sport critical vulnerabilities

    16.01.2015

    Spanish security researcher Eduardo Novella has discovered two critical vulnerabilities affecting a specific ADB Pirelli home wireless router deployed by Spanish broadband provider Movistar and Argentinian ISP Arnet.

  • Reactions to David Cameron's plan to ban end-to-end encryption

    14.01.2015

    On Tuesday, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced his plan to introduce new surveillance powers in the UK, and ban applications that use end-to-end encryption.

  • Rex Mundi hackers try, fail to blackmail Swiss bank

    13.01.2015

    The Banque Cantonale de Geneve has refused to pay the ransom demanded by a group of hackers that goes under the name of Rex Mundi, and they have made good on their word and have published the whole batch of customer emails they managed to steal from the bank's website.




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Email scammers stole $215M from businesses in 14 months

Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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