News for April 2014 Year


16:56Homeland Security Dept. Moves Beyond Terrorism to Check for Pickpockets and Movie Pirating16:54IT shops losing control over technology16:44Insider Threats, Cloud, and Big Data Threaten Financial Sector16:37NTP Attacks Increase DDoS Attack Size: Arbor Networks16:35Essentially All Mobile Malware Still Targets Android: F-Secure


17:46Skype group video calls finally free on Windows, Macs, Xbox17:45Heartbleed used to uncover data from cyber-criminals17:43Adobe Patches Flash Player Zero-Day Used in Watering-hole Attacks17:35Money Launders Look to Online Casinos: Report17:30Most security professionals helpless to stop data theft, study shows17:26Emergency update for Apache Struts fixes incomplete patch for critical flaw


17:54Hacker claim about bug in fixed OpenSSL likely a scam17:47FCC Set to Say Goodbye to Net Neutrality17:46ISACA launches cyber-security skills programme17:45China's Google Equivalent, Sohu, Hit By Massive DDoS17:43Nasty IE Zero-Day Used in Attacks Against Defense, Financial Sectors: FireEye17:42Alerts over faulty Apple and Samsung handsets


17:53SATCOM systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks17:51Apple introduces free product recycling17:42Cyber attacks move to cloud with increased adoption, report shows17:40Stealer Trojan Becomes Mobile Malware Leader17:37Cyber Attack Exercise Reveals Information Sharing Struggles in Healthcare Industry


17:47Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw17:41Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards17:37‘Snowden effect’ has changed cloud data security assumption17:34Google under fire from European media tycoon17:32Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Powerful DDoS Attacks: Akamai17:30Android Malware Repurposed to Thwart Two-factor Authentication


16:53Washington Post and Guardian share Pulitzer Prize16:52Heartbleed Hits 1.5 Million Users of UK Parenting Website16:51Gmail updates terms of service, clarifies e-mail scanning strategy16:49Google to rank encrypted pages higher16:48Phishers Target Vulnerable Shared Hosting Providers to Spread Attacks16:47Google patches Android icon permissions attack


17:49Phishing domains at record levels at criminals target Chinese consumers, says APWG17:34Heartbleed Exposes Web Server's Private SSL Keys17:33Phishers find most success midweek, masquerading as IT, report finds17:32Employers more likely to take on young people with work experience17:29Obama administration backs disclosing software vulnerabilities in most cases


17:51Facebook trying to cut down on news feed spam17:46US Says Cybersecurity Sharing Not an Antitrust Issue17:45The Heartbleed Continues: Advice from Information Security Professionals17:44Google Boosts Android Security Protection17:42Business can no longer ignore cyber conflict, says report


17:55Data explosion to see ten-fold increase by 202017:45Vatican Library digitises first 10,000 manuscripts17:44Surveillance is the Business Model of the Internet: Bruce Schneier17:41Why The Heartbleed Vulnerability Matters and What To Do About It


18:05Fake Android anti-virus app taken down17:36European Court Overturns Law on Keeping Private Data17:34Symantec Threat Report Confirms New Era of ‘Mega Breaches’


17:25UK cyber security guidelines lack clarity, says IET17:23Less than 10% of Companies Feel Safe from Insider Threats17:21Patch Tuesday: Final Microsoft support for Windows XP addresses Internet Explorer problems17:19Cybercriminals use legitimate sites to launch attacks17:16US government now requires banks to fight DDoS attacks


17:46Smaller banks warned of hackers raising ATM withdrawal limits17:44Sality malware, growing old, takes on a new trick17:40New algorithm classifies everything from gene data to POTUS speeches17:35Two Plead Guilty in $15 Million Cybercrime Operation17:34Yahoo Says Now Encrypting Traffic Between Datacenters, More Encryption Coming17:32Nearly a Third of PCs Poised to Become Cybercrime Targets


17:55Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but stays mum on other apps17:4424m vulnerable home routers ready to launch DDoS attacks17:34CryptoDefense Ransomware Rakes in $34K in a Month: Symantec17:33'Online Learning' Scam Delivers Bogus Card Charges17:31LinkedIn halts Sell Hack plugin revealing email addresses


17:45Smartphones at risk of malicious code injection through HTML5-based apps17:41Tesla cars' weak password protocol could allow remote unlock, locating17:37China's unsupported XP machines could become a massive botnet army17:34Encryption Companies Rise as Anxiety Over Data Mounts17:32Facebook Builds its Own Threat Information Framework17:31Mistake in ransomware program leaves decryption key accessible