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SANS Institute To Host the Industry's First Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit

SANS Institute To Host the Industry's First Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit
Top Security Experts from Mandiant, Lockheed Martin, Delta Risk and More Join Forces to Raise Awareness of Cyber Threat Intelligence


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Kids 'using coding skills to hack' friends on games, expert says

Kids 'using coding skills to hack' friends on games, expert says
Children as young as 11 years old are writing malicious computer code to hack accounts on gaming sites and social networks, experts have said.


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Smart Cities Require Smart Security

Smart Cities Require Smart Security
As Information Communication Technology (ICT) takes a bigger and bigger place in our day-to-day lives, cyber security becomes an essential requirement, states a new report by GBI Research.


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PiceBOT Crimeware Kit targeting Latin American Banks

PiceBOT Crimeware Kit targeting Latin American Banks
New Cyber Crimeware kitsteals financial information through local pharming attacks.


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Venafi says the digital keys to UK cyberspace are in the Government’s hands

Venafi says the digital keys to UK cyberspace are in the Government’s hands
Commenting on a report from the UK’s Defence Select Committee, Venafi says that the solution lies firmly in the Government’s hands.


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Europe's anti-cybercrime centre to go live this week

Europe's anti-cybercrime centre to go live this week
A new centre will open its doors on Friday, supporting member states' investigations and law enforcement agencies with information and training.


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Brit is overall civilian winner in US digital forensics challenge

Brit is overall civilian winner in US digital forensics challenge
Christopher Doman, co-founder of Ignite Research, was the civilian winner in this year’s DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge in the US.


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Three Year Programme In Electronic Surveillance Research And Development Underway

Three Year Programme In Electronic Surveillance Research And Development Underway
A research programme entitled Communications and Cross-Cutting Electronic Surveillance (CCCES) will investigate novel technologies and techniques in support of future UK MOD Electronic Surveillance procurements.


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Austrian police raid privacy network over child porn

Austrian police raid privacy network over child porn
Austrian police have seized servers that were part of a global anonymous browsing system, after images showing child sex abuse were found passing through them.


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Over 90 Percent of Targeted Attacks Derived from Spear Phishing Emails

Over 90 Percent of Targeted Attacks Derived from Spear Phishing Emails
Trend Micro gives empirical evidence that an aggressive breed of phishing attacks is well underway


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Coming up in Issue 34 on sale from February 2018:


Device Forensics in the Internet of Things

As more businesses and consumers adopt IoT devices, privacy violations and cyber-attacks by malicious actors will become commonplace due to the insecure IoT infrastructure. Read More »

Data Destruction In Current Hard Disks & Data Destruction Techniques

Data destruction is a process traditionally applied using physical techniques, aiming at the completely destruction of the hard disk, however, there is an increasing interest in the use of logical techniques for data destruction, that allow reusing the physical device. Read More »

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Faster Searching For Known Illegal Content

Cryptographic (“MD5”) hash searching for known illegal material is one of the most thorough methods of digital forensic investigation. However, the technique is hampered by the ever-increasing size of media being examined, and the size of the hash list being searched. Read More »

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