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Accenture Acquires FusionX

Accenture Acquires FusionX

The buy will help Accenture beef up its security consulting business.

Black Hat 2015: China's Terracotta VPN Used for Advanced Threat Anonymity

Black Hat 2015: China's Terracotta VPN Used for Advanced Threat Anonymity

Terracotta is being used as a launch platform for APT actors, including the well-known Shell_Crew/DeepPanda group.

Macs Face Zero-Day Exploit and Firmware Worm

Macs Face Zero-Day Exploit and Firmware Worm

Thunderstrike 2 is a proof-of-concept firmware worm that’s the first to attack Macs.

US Sysadmin Gets Ten Years for Stealing Classified Docs

US Sysadmin Gets Ten Years for Stealing Classified Docs

Florida man was a contractor at a US air base in Honduras

Malvertising Campaign Hit Yahoo’s 7 Billion Monthly Visitors

Malvertising Campaign Hit Yahoo’s 7 Billion Monthly Visitors

Web pioneer was quick to react and shut down the problem

39% of Companies Use Password-Only Authentication

39% of Companies Use Password-Only Authentication

62% view employees as their biggest threat.

Zscaler Raises $100Mn

Zscaler Raises $100Mn

The investment means that Zscaler is now valued in excess of $1 billion, making it a “tech unicorn.”

Zero-Days Found in 3 Top-selling Smart Home Hubs

Zero-Days Found in 3 Top-selling Smart Home Hubs

These devices can be used as a gateway to inflict physical damage to a home, and ironically, actually make homes less secure.

FBI Skills Gaps Leave Field Offices Understaffed with Cyber Experts

FBI Skills Gaps Leave Field Offices Understaffed with Cyber Experts

Next Generation Cyber Initiative has problems, says OGI

Japanese Police Cuff Mt Gox Boss Karpeles

Japanese Police Cuff Mt Gox Boss Karpeles

He’s suspected of manipulating now-bankrupt Bitcoin exchange

Windows 10 Spammers Hit Users with Ransomware

Windows 10 Spammers Hit Users with Ransomware

CTB-Locker is waiting in that attachment

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