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First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Backoff Point-of-Sale Malware Has Compromised 1,000+ Networks (August 22 & 23, 2013)

Point-of-sale malware known as Backoff reportedly used in the breach of systems at UPS stores is also believed to be responsible for compromising networks of more than 1,000 other US businesses including Target....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

European Automobile Industry Businesses Targeted in Phishing Attack (August 25, 2014)

Data thieves are using spear phishing attacks to steal data from automobile industry companies in Europe....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

USIS Breach Affected Undercover Investigators (August 22 & 23, 2014)

The data security breach at US military contractor US Investigations Services (USIS) is believed to have affected 25,000 individuals, some of whom are undercover investigators....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

China to Launch PC Operating System This Fall (August 24, 2014)

China's Xinhua news agency reports that the government plans to release its own operating system (OS) so that users there do not need to run OSes made outside the country....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

White House Cyber Security Czar's Technical Experience Comments Spark Debate (August 22 & 25, 2014)

While the White House has defended Michael Daniel's assertion that his lack of technical expertise is an asset to his position as the administration's cybersecurity coordinator, others say that it raises concerns....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Shortage of Cybersec Professionals Exacerbated by Hiring Barriers (August 25, 2014)

It was apparent at the Black Hat USA 2014 conference this month that the demand for capable and qualified information security professionals far outstrips the supply....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

NIST Report Urges Tighter Implementation of SSH (August 25, 2014)

According to a report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US companies are not implementing Secure Shell (SSH) appropriately or well....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sixteen People Arrested in Connection with Korean Data Theft (August 25, 2014)

Police in South Korea have arrested 16 people in connection with a scheme that compromised the personal information of as many as 75 million people....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Survey Says Companies Not Prepared to Manage Insider Threats (August 22, 2014)

According to the "2014 Insider Threat Survey" from Spectorsoft, more than half of IT and security professionals feel that their organizations are not adequately prepared to deal with insider threats....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

DHS Cyberthreat Information Sharing Program Information is Hard to Find (August 22, 2014)

Despite a 2013 executive order directing the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to expand a cyber threat information-sharing program to 16 critical infrastructure sectors, including state and local governments, most state officials are unaware ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

33-Month Prison Sentence for Film Piracy (August 22, 2014)

A 25-year-old British man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for filming a movie in a theater....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Piracy, Prison
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers are Developing Web Server Attack Prediction Tool (August 21, 2014)

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are developing a tool to predict cyber web server attacks....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]

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Wired Magazine asked technology and security leaders for their ideas about how to "maintain the Internet as a home for innovation, community, and freely exchanged information....... "
A study from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island acknowledges that "there are not enough people equipped with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities to protect the information infrastructure, improve resilience, and leverage information technology for strategic advantage....... "
The CanadianCanadian government says that attacks on the country's National Research Council were conducted by "a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor....... "

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White House Cyber Security Czar's Technical Exp... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
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China to Launch PC Operating System This Fall (... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
Analysis of Chrome Extensions Finds Malicious A... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 25 2014]
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UPS Discloses Data Breach (August 20, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 25 2014]
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Military Contractors Face New Breach Disclosure... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 25 2014]
Amazon Web Services First Cloud Provider Author... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 25 2014]
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Android Reset Flaw Allows Data Recovery (August... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 19 2014]
Five More People Indicted in Online Banking The... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 19 2014]
Supermarket Chains Disclose Point-of-Sale Breac... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 19 2014]
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Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are developing a tool to predict cyber web server attacks....... ...
33-Month Prison Sentence for Film Piracy (Augus... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
A 25-year-old British man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for filming a movie in a theater....... ...
DHS Cyberthreat Information Sharing Program Inf... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
Despite a 2013 executive order directing the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to expand a cyber threat information-sharing program to 16 critical infrastructure sectors, including state and local governments, most state officials are unaware ...
Backoff Point-of-Sale Malware Has Compromised 1... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
Point-of-sale malware known as Backoff reportedly used in the breach of systems at UPS stores is also believed to be responsible for compromising networks of more than 1,000 other US businesses including Target....... ...
Survey Says Companies Not Prepared to Manage In... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 26 2014]
According to the "2014 Insider Threat Survey" from Spectorsoft, more than half of IT and security professionals feel that their organizations are not adequately prepared to deal with insider threats....... ...
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