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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2011
Up-And-Coming Botnet Uses Same Malware Kit As Defunct Mariposa
News  |  6/29/2011  | 
'Butterfly bot' kit steals financial information, but its licensing model could ultimately lead authorities to its newest botmasters
LulzSec Went After Qakbot, Mariposa Bots
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Meanwhile, Anonymous offering bot-herding, other hacker training for its recruits via IRC, security expert says
New Chubb Service Helps Businesses Minimize Fallout From Data Breach
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Service is available through eRisk Hub
Former College Kid's Guilty Plea To Hacking Highlights Low-Tech DB Theft
News  |  6/24/2011  | 
Defendants targeted university's databases of faculty, staff, alumni, and student information, and financial accounts with a social engineering scheme that used poisoned USBs, phishing emails
Two Fake AV Rings Busted By FBI In 'Operation Trident Tribunal'
Quick Hits  |  6/23/2011  | 
Reports out of the Ukraine appear to indicate that the Conficker worm might have been one of the vehicles for spreading the scareware
Spear Phishers Aiming At SMBs
News  |  6/22/2011  | 
Pilfered email addresses and personal information from Epsilon and Sony breaches will make attacks on SMBs even more likely
Breach Patrol: When Should Customers Be Told?
News  |  6/17/2011  | 
Speed of notifications seems to be a key question now
Russian Company Tests ATM That Can Detect Faces, Lies
Quick Hits  |  6/10/2011  | 
Souped-up authentication includes voice recognition, facial recognition -- and a lie detector
Court Ruling Puts Security Burden On SMBs, Not Banks
News  |  6/8/2011  | 
Security experts cry foul in U.S. District Court ruling in $500,000 online bank account heist from construction firm
Replacing RSA SecurID Tokens Not So Simple
News  |  6/7/2011  | 
There are plenty of in-house logistics -- and no guarantees that the new tokens won't be eventually compromised, security experts say
Google Reveals Attack On Gmail
Quick Hits  |  6/3/2011  | 
Hundreds of personal accounts, including those of senior U.S. government officials, are affected
For Malware Developers, Mac Moves From Safe Zone To Target Zone
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
Growth of mobile devices, shortage of strong defenses make Apple look appetizing to authors of malicious code


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
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