Does HIPAA / HITECH Require Strong Passwords? No, But It’s Expected.

This is a very succinct summary of what HIPAA/HITECH require in terms of passwords and encryption from AlertBoot Endpoint Security. Does HIPAA …

What version of TLS are your servers using?

A new hacking tool called BEAST cracks TLS 1.0/ SSL in under 10 minutes. The attack is very specific and …

Do you know what Phone Phishing (or Vishing) is? Beware of the Debit Card Vishing Scam!

The technology may be new, but the scams still play upon the same age-old weakness in human nature: our trust.

Latest Stuxnet variant uses encryption to evade analysis

Latest Stuxnet variant evermore capable. Ecrypted bot communication makes it near impossible to analyse how it’s working. http://ow.ly/3nfhC Tweet

Paying ransom for your… files.

New malware encrypts your files and demands cash to decrypt them. Recommendation: encrypt your kids before they can! http://ow.ly/3m7r9 Tweet

If the IRS emails you saying your payment failed: you’ve been hacked

Day-in-the-life of a bankbot. I rec’d the email this article refers to. I wonder who in my 7 degrees is …

New variants mean more work for security researchers

Researcher workload just doubled with discovery of new variant of ZeuS Zbot malware. http://ow.ly/3jOac Tweet