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Tip of the Hat: Heartbleed prompts chastened tech giants to fund OpenSSL

Computerworld offers a Tip of the Hat to Jon Brodkin of Ars Technica for an incisive look at how only a potential disaster could convince top tech execs to finally help fund the OpenSSL and other open-source projects. read more »

Lloyds employees accused of £2m computer fraud

Three bank clerks employed by Lloyds Banking Group have been accused of stealing £2 million after installing a remote access device on a colleague’s computer. read more »

'Francophoned' cybertheft operation reportedly back in action

A cybercriminal operation that combines phone-based social engineering attacks with spear phishing and malware to steal money from organizations has resurfaced this year, finding victims in French-speaking countries in particular. read more »

We Heart It turns off Twitter sharing following spam

A social network for sharing image collections has turned off sharing on Twitter after a large spam run referenced the service. read more »

Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens of other countries

An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries including the U.S., malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said. read more »

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How to defend against the OpenSSL Heartbleed flaw

CSOs need to take a number of steps as soon as possible to protect their organizations against the OpenSSL vulnerability that has shaken the tech industry, experts say. read more »

Windows XP support ended 8th April

Microsoft's operating system becomes open to attack read more »

Security Manager's Journal: Thousands of dollars in phone calls? Management hates that

As a security manager, I expect my company to be hit by malware infestations, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and attempts at unauthorised access. I deal with them all as they arise, and they do keep things interesting. read more »

Security should no longer be 'cementing' the status quo

When considering the alarming number of mega-data breaches and other such security incidents as they occur almost daily, and then compare the announced "root causes" and "used attack paths" of the incidents with the current state-of-the-art strategies to defend against attacks, I have come to conclusion that, unfortunately, security (risk, audit, and compliance, and any other assurance functions) is more often than not only "cementing" the status quo, that is the currently used processes or ways of doing business in a somewhat "secure" fashion. read more »

CyberLocker's success will fuel future copycats

Nothing spurs malware development like success and that's likely to be the case in the coming months with ransomware. read more »

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