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PCI Security Council moves to boost service providers' credit card security

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SCC) has updated its guidance to help merchants better determine whether third party …

Information Systems

Cybercriminals Deliver Point-of-Sale Malware to 51 UPS Store Locations

<b>The UPS Store said on Wednesday that computer systems at several of its franchised center locations had been infected with stealthy malware that went</b> …

The 12 Hottest Startups In Africa

In fact, there are now more than 90 tech hubs in across Africa, according to the World Bank. These startups are tackling issues like education, connectivity, and transportation.<p>In 2013, U.S. investors poured more money into African startups than any other year, according to CrunchBase.

Startups

Proposed law seeks to make retailers financially responsible for data breaches

When it comes to massive data breaches – such as the ones at Target and Neiman Marcus – in which millions of customers’ credit and debit card numbers …

dependency-check – About

About<p>OWASP dependency-check is an open source solution the OWASP Top 10 2013 entry: A9 - Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities. …

Top 10

Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.<p>Robbing ATMs is nothing new. There's the everlasting stick-em-up, the bogus card scheme, ATM phishing, and more. But, it appears new ways are …

ATMs

Alleged Hackers Explain Reasons For Posting Snapchat Data

After millions of Snapchat usernames and other data were posted online, a group is saying it revealed the partial phone numbers and other information because the social-sharing service didn't do enough to increase its security. The popular service allows users to send images that vanish 10 seconds …

The world's biggest data breaches and hacks of 2013 | ZDNet

Media Outlets: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal<p>In January this year , The New York Times<i>,</i> having been the victim of persistent attacks, …

Security

Bosses May Use Social Media to Discriminate Against Job Seekers

Many companies regularly look up job applicants online as part of the hiring process. A new study suggests they may also use what they find to …

Employment

The top ten scams to watch out for this Christmas | ZDNet

The top scams in the 2013 holiday season<p>Online threats are part-and-parcel of life on the Web -- but the end of the year proves to be a lucrative …

Identity Theft

Cycle Computing once again showcases Amazon’s high-performance computing potential

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Cycle Computing and Schrödinger have broken their own record for running a massive HPC cluster on Amazon Web Services. Last …

Snowden used colleagues' passwords to access secret files, report says

Edward Snowden was able to download so many secret documents in part because he persuaded as many as 25 of his colleagues to give him their logins and passwords, according to a new report. According to Reuters, Snowden told colleagues at a National Security Agency base in Hawaii that he needed …

US utilities under daily, constant cyberattacks: report

A new report claims that a number of U.S.-based utilities are fending off cyberattacks on a daily basis.<p>A report issued by U.S. Congressmen Ed Markey …

Cybersecurity

FBI Arrests NYPD Detective On Hacking Charges

Detective accused of hiring hackers to obtain webmail access credentials for 30 targets, accessing federal crime-information database without …

Akron website hacking still being investigated

Stories with Recent Comments<p>Get Brock Osweiler from the Denver Broncos! He's fantastic and seems like a great person.<p>That makes no sense at all... …

Blood Tests

FBI Briefs Bank Executives On DDoS Attack Campaign

FBI expedited security clearances so it could share classified info on Operation Ababil, a distributed denial of service attack that continues to …

Self-service portals give IT control in the cloud

Senior News Writer<p>Follow:<p>Maintaining control over IT processes in the cloud means giving end users access to self-service portals, but only...<p>a …

SEO