All Things D
Respondents to recent survey said hacking is a bigger concern than tracking.
Breach of credit, debit card data may have affected 40 million shoppers who went to the store in three weeks after Thanksgiving.
Survey by San Francisco DA finds that there’s room for improvement in Apple implementation.
Palm prints, iris images and mug shots join fingerprints in the FBI’s database, helping to identify the bad guys.
Help Net Security
Since 2009, variants of the Winwebsec rogue AV family have tricked users into believing computer is infected, paying for registering software to rid of non-existent threat.
Kaspersky Lab discovered PC gamers across Europe were hit by a massive number of attacks in 2013.
Even the most security-conscious users are open to attack through unknown vulnerabilities, and best security mechanisms can be circumvented as a result of poor user choices
BeyondTrust’s Advanced Research identified the top 8 pain points and big deals in security in 2014.
Indian government to launch surveillance system capable of analyzing online communication in real-time, detecting words that indicate terrorist, criminal activity.
(ISC)2 Foundation discusses biggest online threats to kids and provides tips on how to teach children to stay safe online.
Study by the Ponemon Institute.
Krebs on Security
Study presents economic case yet for compelling companies to pay for information about security vulnerabilities in products.
Criminals are sending fewer phishing emails than year ago, but more skilfully targeted, says security firm Websense.
Attackers directly send SSL-protected URLs in targeted phishing emails that link to their malware which is almost always packed inside a zip file.
State of Security
Cloud security technology trends in federal government finds despite security concerns cited as roadblocks to cloud adoption, agencies rapidly expanding tadoption of cloud infrastructure.
We Live Security
International plot which would turn PCs into bricks by remotely triggering deeply buried malware foiled by NSA.
New smart ID card to eliminate hacking, identity theft using voiceprints, fingerprints, iris readings and connecting to mobile devices via Bluetooth.