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Siemens among Industrial Control Systems Vulnerable to Heartbleed Flaw Siemens among Industrial Control Systems Vulnerable to Heartbleed Flaw

The Heartbleed flaw in OpenSSL is continuing to leave gaping holes in the security perimeter for organizations worldwide, including within industrial control systems. It turns out that certain Siemens and Innominate ISC products are vulnerable to this latest threat.
21 April 2014

Heartbleed Blows the Lid Off of Tor's Privacy Heartbleed Blows the Lid Off of Tor's Privacy

Of the many casualties of the Heartbleed flaw, the Tor anonymity browser is one of the more interesting. As a heavy user of SSL to encrypt traffic between the various Tor nodes, it’s no surprise the network announced that it was vulnerable – which potentially compromises its much-vaunted privacy function.
19 April 2014

Suspect Arrested in Heartbleed-related Breach at Canadian Tax Agency Suspect Arrested in Heartbleed-related Breach at Canadian Tax Agency

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have wasted no time tracking down the suspected perpetrator behind the Heartbleed-related data breach at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) earlier this week.
17 April 2014

Disintegration of Trust in Cyberspace Must Drive New Security Attitudes Disintegration of Trust in Cyberspace Must Drive New Security Attitudes

The revelations in 2013 that governments and their agencies have been spying on citizens in the name of national security have seriously undermined trust when it comes to operating in cyberspace, according to the Information Security Forum (ISF).
17 April 2014

HeartBleed 101 HeartBleed 101

The major security flaw known as Heartbleed, which may affect nearly two-thirds of websites online, threatens to expose masses of usernames, passwords and other sensitive information worldwide. And, predict experts, the ramifications will be with us for years.
14 April 2014

Open-source Bug Leaves Millions of Websites Exposed to Data Leaks Open-source Bug Leaves Millions of Websites Exposed to Data Leaks

Heartbleed, a vulnerability in the OpenSSL crypto software library, has left millions of websites potentially vulnerable to data leakage, in what some security experts are calling the most significant security problem in recent memory.
11 April 2014

The Heartbleed Continues: Advice from Information Security Professionals The Heartbleed Continues: Advice from Information Security Professionals

In the aftermath of the discovery of a major security flaw, the Heartbleed bug, information security professionals and companies are issuing contradictory advice on how best to protect against the Heartbleed ramifications.
11 April 2014

Secure File Sharing App for iOS and Android Released Secure File Sharing App for iOS and Android Released

Nebraska-based Linoma Software has released its GoAnywhere File Transfer app for the iOS and Android mobile operating systems
10 April 2014

Investment Firm Snaps Up Encryption Specialist Cryptzone Investment Firm Snaps Up Encryption Specialist Cryptzone

Medina Capital, the equity investment firm focused on the IT infrastructure sector, is fleshing out its security portfolio with the purchase of Cryptzone. The publicly traded company offers encryption and identity and access management (IAM) solutions.
08 April 2014

Less than 10% of Companies Feel Safe from Insider Threats Less than 10% of Companies Feel Safe from Insider Threats

In an era of Edward Snowden and other high-profile data exfiltration incidents, such as last year's Saudi Aramco breach, perhaps it’s unsurprising that only 9% of businesses in a recent survey from Ovum said that they feel safe from insider threats.
07 April 2014

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