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Attackers Start Scans for SSH Keys After Report on Lack of SSH Security Controls

Crooks are mass-scanning online sites for directories containing SSH private keys so they can break into websites with any accidentally exposed …

SOCs are maturing, but need more automation

Security operations centers (SOCs) are growing up, according to a new SANS survey. Respondents indicate the SOC’s primary strengths are flexibility …

Trojan found in more than 100 Android apps on Google Play Store

Poisoned apps steal confidential information and serve up ads.<p>Author:<p>Published<p>in Android, Malware 36<p>Researchers have uncovered a new strain of …

IT security

Apple OS X hit by first ever ransomware attack

Apple computers have been compromised by ransomware for the first time after hackers infected a BitTorrent client installer with malicious …

Ransomware

How fingerprint scanners work - optical, capacitive, and other variants

Fingerprint scanners aren’t just reserved for the very top-tier of smartphones these days, even your reasonably priced mid-ranger can come packing in the additional security hardware. Heck, even a number of sub-$150 devices these days coming packing the technology. Technology has moved on a lot …

Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine

Malware is no longer reserved for the millions of consumer PCs all over the world -- it's now used in corporate espionage, as tool to disrupt the infrastructure of entire countries. It's been revealed that just on December 23rd, attackers were successfully able to infect computers belonging to the …

US hacking: Military and intelligence data 'accessed'

<b>Hackers with suspected links to China appear to have accessed sensitive data on US intelligence and military personnel, American officials say.</b><p>Details of a major hack emerged last week, but officials have now given details of a potential second breach.<p>It is feared that the attack could leave US …