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Morning Security Brief: Brazilian Fire, WTC Site Security, Pentagon Cybersecurity, and More

- More than 230 people killed in fire at nightclub with only one exit. The NYPD may not have jurisdiction over the new World Trade Center site, despite an agreement being negotiated with the Port Authority. And more.

Hackers Find a New Way to Make Maximum Cash Withdrawals

- Visa recently sent an alert to clients warning them that hackers are skipping the skimmers and targeting internal networks at banks to steal cash from ATMs.

Hackers Target Mexican National Security Networks

- In 2011 hackers threatened to take on the Zeta cartel, but backed off after the cartel threatened to track them down. Now Anonymous has launched a campaign against the Mexican government in support of a rebel group.

Presidio Combats Fraud with IronKey

- One bank’s effort to improve transaction security.

CHART: Behind the Numbers

- How companies are securing personal mobile devices at work.

Presidio Combats Fraud with IronKey

- One bank’s effort to improve transaction security.

Swiss Warning Intelligence Partners About Massive Data Breach

- Swiss intelligence has warned the U.S. and Britain that counterterrorism information may have been leaked by a disgruntled employee.

CHART: Behind The Numbers

- Security tools lag behind security policies.

Thor’s Microsoft Security Bible

- This book presents a fascinating collection of practical and immediately implementable Microsoft security techniques, processes, and meth­odologies uniquely illustrated through real-world process examples.

Medical Billing Company Says Employee Leaked Data to Identity Theft Ring

- Florida-based Advanced Data Processing, Inc. says an employee illegally accessed the ambulance billing system and leaked individual account information to a group suspected of filing fraudulent tax returns.

Smart Grid Security: An End-to-End View of Security in the New Electrical Grid

- Reviewer: For those looking to get a handle on how to secure the evolving and dynamic smart grid, Smart Grid Security: An End-to-End View of Security in the New Electrical Grid is an excellent reference.

Has a Hacker Figured Out How to Hide Malicious Sites Inside Search Results?

- Websense threat researchers think a Chinese hacker may have found a way to exploit Google’s convenient optical character recognition to make malicious urls more visible in Google search results.

Morning Security Brief: Homeland Security’s Secret Twitter Account, Smart Meter Privacy Issues, Black Friday, and More

- DHS has a secret twitter account. Researchers find that smart meters can be used to pick burglary targets. The Mall of America bans teenagers on Black Friday. And more.
 




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