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Most Targeted Attacks Exploit Privileged Accounts

Most targeted attacks exploit privileged account access according to a new report commissioned by the security firm CyberArk. Threatpost | The first stop for security news

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Detekt Tool Puts Surveillance Spyware on Notice

Civil rights activists and hacker Claudio Guarnieri along with partners such as the EFF and Amnesty International released Detekt, open source security software targeting activists and oppressed people that scans... Read More ››

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Attackers Using Compromised Web Plug-Ins in CryptoPHP Blackhat SEO Campaign

Researchers have discovered a group of attackers who have published a variety of compromised WordPress themes and plug-ins on legitimate-looking sites, tricking developers into downloading and installing them on their own... Read More ››

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Microsoft Releases Critical Out-of-Band Patch for Kerberos Bug

Microsoft on Tuesday released a rare out-of-band patch for a critical vulnerability in several versions of Windows and Windows Server, including Windows 8 and 8.1. Threatpost | The first stop... Read More ››

November 19, 2014  /  No Comments ››