The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
Google is putting its considerable weight behind an open source technology that’s already one of the hottest new ideas in the world of cloud computing.
Lockheed Martin Develops Tools to Fight Viruses - Orlando Sentinel
Buoyed by tens of millions of defense dollars, Lockheed Martin Corp. has made Orlando ground zero for a "test range" to help the military develop antivirus technology to combat hacker attacks and cyber-terrorism.
Zeus Alternative “Pandemiya” Emerges In Cybercrime Underground - Security Week
A new banking Trojan being promoted in underground forums as an alternative to the popular and widely used Zeus Trojan has the potential to become a pervasive threat.
U.S. Army Loses 16,000 Personnel Records In South Korea - United States Forces Korea
United States Forces Korea (USFK) was made aware of a potential theft of personal information from the Korean National Recruitment System (KNRS) maintained by the U.S. Department of the Army.
IoT Revenue to Hit $7.1 Trillion In 2020 - International Data Corporation
A transformation is underway that will see the worldwide market for IoT solutions grow from $1.9 trillion in 2013 to $7.1 trillion in 2020.
Exploit mitigation techniques available in Internet Explorer keep the browser strong in face of memory exploits, but attacks could be carried out through the script interpreter engine.
The OpenSSL team has pushed out fixes for six security vulnerabilities in the widely used crypto library. These holes include a flaw that enables man-in-the-middle (MITM) eavesdropping on encrypted connections, and another that allows miscreants to drop malware on at-risk systems.
Android/Simplocker.A is a trojan that encrypts files on local drives. The trojan collects various sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.
A U.S.-led international operation disrupted a crime ring that infected hundreds of thousands of PCs around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and extorting computer owners.
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