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Mandia Replaces DeWalt as FireEye CEO

Mandia Replaces DeWalt as FireEye CEO

FireEye has announced that CEO David DeWalt is to step down as CEO, to be replaced by Kevin Mandia.

Android Flaw Affects Millions of Devices Going Back 5 Years

Android Flaw Affects Millions of Devices Going Back 5 Years

It gives attackers access to victims’ SMS databases and phone history, and allows them to access the internet—all undetected.

Samsung IoT Flaws Open the Door for Home Invaders—Literally

Samsung IoT Flaws Open the Door for Home Invaders—Literally

Thieves can unlock physical doors, trigger fake fire alarms, reprogram home security settings, disable vacation mode for smart-home devices and more.

ADP W-2 Breach a Perfect Example of 'FlowJacking'

ADP W-2 Breach a Perfect Example of 'FlowJacking'

HR giant ADP, which provides payroll, tax and benefits administration for more than 640,000 companies, was hit hard by identity thieves.

Online Fraud to Hit $25 Billion by 2020 – Report

Online Fraud to Hit $25 Billion by 2020 – Report

Juniper Research reckons US switch to chip and PIN will have major effect

Hotel Security Warning after Spearphishing Email Spotted

Hotel Security Warning after Spearphishing Email Spotted

Panda Security intercepts highly targeted attack

Blackpool NHS Trust Hit with £185K Privacy Fine

Blackpool NHS Trust Hit with £185K Privacy Fine

ICO gets tough after staff details went online for 10 months

‘Disappearing Drives’ Top Reason for Data Loss

‘Disappearing Drives’ Top Reason for Data Loss

This may be caused by failing hardware or voltage fluctuations, and highlights the need to run regular backups for the data.

Russian Hacker Puts Millions of Gmail, Yahoo, Mail.ru Accounts Up for Sale—Report

Russian Hacker Puts Millions of Gmail, Yahoo, Mail.ru Accounts Up for Sale—Report

Hold Security has uncovered 272.3 million stolen credentials for the world's largest webmail providers, for sale on the Dark Web.

Researchers Become Top Target for DDoS

Researchers Become Top Target for DDoS

The attack type of choice against researchers was network time protocol (NTP), with some victims receiving attacks almost daily.

Facebook Awards $10,000 Bug Bounty to 10-Year-Old

Facebook Awards $10,000 Bug Bounty to 10-Year-Old

Finnish lad set to splash out on new bike after finding Instagram flaw

Introducing Infy: A Decade-Long Attack Campaign from Iran

Introducing Infy: A Decade-Long Attack Campaign from Iran

Palo Alto uncovers a highly focused cyber espionage threat

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