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Barricaded gunman in Dallas reportedly arrested; lockdowns lifted

An armed man who barricaded himself inside a downtown Dallas apartment complex Tuesday is in police custody, FOX 4 reported.<p>There were no reports of injuries in the standoff that began after police got calls about an active shooter at the apartment complex. Some building in the vicinity, including …

Off the shelf, on the skin: Stick-on electronic patches for health monitoring

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Google GLASS timeline. Is Medicine embracing change quicker?

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Today is Safer Internet Day: One Good Thing You Can Do on LinkedIn | Official LinkedIn Blog

At LinkedIn, we’re committed to helping all of our members fulfill their career aspirations in a smart, safe, and successful way. This is why we’re …

Dynamic Detection of Malicious DDNS

<i>This post was co-authored by Andrew Tsonchev.</i><p>Two weeks ago we briefly discussed the role of dynamic DNS (DDNS) in a Fiesta exploit pack campaign. Today we further analyze and explore the role of DDNS in the context of cyber attack proliferation and present the case for adding an operational play to …

Slew of spoofs used in massive, record-breaking DDoS attack

Attackers abused insecure Network Time Protocol servers to launch what appears to be one of the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks ever, this time against the infrastructure of CloudFlare, a company that operates a global content delivery network.<p>The attack was revealed Monday on …

Find all your data connections with Office Discovery and Risk Assessment - Office Blogs

<i>This post is brought to you by Steve Kraynak, Program Manager for Excel spreadsheet management features. Special thanks to SQL MVP Scott Stauffer for</i> …

NSA Protest Day Drives More Than 200K Emails And Calls To Congress

A planned day of protest against the NSA’s surveillance efforts called “The Day We Fight Back” got off to a strong start. So far, more than 69,000 phone calls have been placed to Congressional representatives, along with more than 140,000 emails as part of the effort. In-person protests are …

Hackers Sue German Government for Helping the NSA

A group of hackers and a human rights organization are suing the German government for allegedly conducting illegal spying activities and aiding the …

Attackers use NTP reflection in huge DDoS attack

Attackers abused insecure Network Time Protocol servers to launch what appears to be one of the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks …

Tech Predictions for 2014: Service Orientation, Big Data Lakes, & Security Product Rationalization

In 2014 we will see the acceleration of a redefined role for corporate IT. Business has new alternatives, enabled by ever expanding public cloud and SaaS providers which continues to raise the bar for internal IT.<p>So look for CIOs to embrace a service orientation next year. They will seek to …

Silk Road 2 loses $2.7m in bitcoins in alleged hack

<b>The anonymous online marketplace Silk Road 2 says it has been hacked resulting in the loss of all its customers' bitcoins.</b><p>An administrator for the site said hackers had manipulated computer code enabling them to withdraw $2.7m (£1.6m) worth of the virtual currency.<p>It follows similar attacks on two …

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US urges South Korea to move network traffic away from Chinese hardware, citing spying concerns

Seoul quietly moves away from Huawei amid concerns of cyberespionage<p>The South Korean government has decided to route sensitive data away from networks operated by Huawei, amid longstanding fears from the US that the Chinese company's infrastructure could be used to spy on communications. As the <i>Wall</i> …

Kickstarter hacked, user data stolen

The crowd-funding site says hackers broke into its systems and made off with data. Apparently credit card numbers escaped the attack.<p>Hackers hit crowd-funding site Kickstarter and made off with user information, the site said Saturday.<p>Though no credit card information was taken, the site said, …

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300000 Android Devices infected by Premium SMS-Sending Malware

Downloading various apps blindly from Google play store may bring you at risk in terms of money.<p><i>PandaLabs</i>, the Cloud Security Company, has identified …

Hacker removed Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline Cover Photo

Something unusual happened today, Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline Cover Photo is removed, as shown in the above Screenshot.<p>Suddenly, after few …

Your password is easy to crack

We all know cyber-gangs are out there attacking websites, hoping to raid our bank accounts. Yet a new report says our most common password is still 123456. Is it laziness that makes us so careless or something else?<p>Modern life demands of us a seemingly endless series of trivial choices, not the …

7 Cybersecurity Risks for 2014

With each new year, comes a new round of cybersecurity risks.<p>To help businesses best prepare for the year ahead, risk mitigation and response solutions firm Kroll has identified seven trends that indicate a changing tide in cyber standards. These changes will require organizations to take stronger …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

Kickstarter crowdfunding website hacked

<b>Online crowdfunding website Kickstarter has said that hackers obtained some of its customers' data.</b><p>The site was hacked earlier last week, but the breach has been repaired, chief executive Yancey Strickler said.<p>The hackers got some passwords, phone numbers and email addresses, but "no credit card …

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One million Forbes accounts reportedly stolen in Syrian Electronic Army hack

Having already targeted several big name news organizations, the Syrian Electronic Army has hit another, this time publishing a reported one million user credentials from business site <i>Forbes.com</i>. <i>Re/code</i> reports that the group posted various messages to its Twitter account claiming responsibility …

Magento vulnerability allows an attacker to create administrative user

It seems you cannot go a day without hearing about someone or some group hacking a website or stealing credit card and other sensitive data from …

Kaspersky Lab official blog

Our innovative products help to give you the Power to Protect what matters most to you. Discover more about our award-winning security.<p>Our FREE …

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Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files

<i>National Security Agency (NSA)</i> – the one that had ruled over the privacy of the entire world from countries to individuals, the one with master …

As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected

Last week’s arrest of Russian bank hacker extraordinaire Aleksander “SpyEye” Panin doesn’t mean online bank accounts are suddenly safer. Not that anyone thought they were. Bank fraud is here to stay and the guys behind it — many of them Russsian — are multiplying and becoming more savvy.<p>Panin, …

RedHack claimed to have hacked ISP TTNET, Vodafone and Turkcell

The Turkish hacktivist collective RedHack claims to have breached systems of Turkish ISP TTNet(www.ttnet.com.tr), vodafone and leading Turkish mobile …

Silk Road 2.0 'Hack' Blamed On Bitcoin Bug, All Funds Stolen

The same bug that has plagued several of the biggest players in the Bitcoin economy may have just bitten the Silk Road.<p>On Thursday, one of the recently-reincarnated drug-selling black market site’s administrators posted a long announcement to the Silk Road 2.0 forums admitting that the site had …

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