11/20/2012 - 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.
Daily Headline : Proprietary Information Protection
11/16/2012 - A Michigan man was arraigned last week in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on charges of mail fraud and selling counterfeit Microsoft software worth more than $1.2 million, according to the Department of Justice.
11/07/2012 - By monitoring Russian hacker forums, a cloud security company’s threat researchers found that Russia’s cyber black market is thriving on sales of the same hacking tools that the FBI says hackers have used to cause millions of dollars’ worth of damage.
10/25/2012 - Federal agencies say the number one way unauthorized data leaves their organizations is through e-mail and that encryption actually hampers efforts to detect the leaks, according to a survey of federal agencies conducted by Axway.
10/19/2012 - The FBI says that it is not collecting private information of children who log on to its new Internet safety site that lets schools compete against each other in online safety competitions.
10/18/2012 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to hire about 600 cyber security professionals with well-defined, mission critical skills, according to a task force commissioned by DHS to help the agency bolster its cyber defenses.
10/15/2012 - The federal government should play a larger role in protecting consumer privacy, according to a recent report issued by the GAO. The report deals specifically with location data, which is collected from smartphone users by companies offering location-based services.
10/11/2012 - Personal and financial information on about 280,000 students and employees has been compromised after a hacking incident at a Florida college, according to the Florida Department of Education.
10/10/2012 - A Congressional report warns about security threats from Chinese telecom companies, Capital One is hit with a cyber attack, and the Supreme Court declines to hear a government surveillance case.