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Jeff Goldman - Article Archives - Page 165

Russian Charged with Hacking Brokerage Firms, Stealing Identities

April 19, 2012
Petr Murmylyuk is accused of causing $1 million in losses to brokerage firms, and stealing the identities of more than 300 people.
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Anonymous Hackers Launch Pastebin Alternative

April 19, 2012
The AnonPaste service is based on the open source ZeroBin software.
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Emory Healthcare Acknowledges Massive Data Breach

April 19, 2012
Ten misplaced backup discs contained personal data on approximately 315,000 patients.
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Rogue Anti-Virus Software Being Spread via Twitter

April 19, 2012
According to Kaspersky researchers, hundreds of compromised accounts are currently spamming as many as eight messages per second.
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Google Issues Malware Infection Warnings to 20,000 Web Sites

April 19, 2012
The sites appeared to be redirecting visitors to malicious Web sites.
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Teen Hacks 259 Web Sites in 3 Months

April 18, 2012
The 15-year-old was caught when his anonymizing software failed.
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China, U.S. Conducting Cyber War Games

April 18, 2012
The first exercises were held in Beijing last June, and in Washington last December.
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Trusteer Warns of Malware Targeting Hotel POS Systems

April 18, 2012
The Trojan is being sold on underground forums for $280.
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Symantec Reports Gradual Decline in Flashback Infections

April 18, 2012
The security firm says the number of infected computers is now down to 140,000.
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Researchers Warn of Malware in Fake Instagram App for Android

April 18, 2012
The malicious apps are being offered on Web sites that mimic the official Instagram site.
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Accused Utah Police Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

April 17, 2012
John Anthony Borell III faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
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New Windows Ransomware Found

April 17, 2012
The new variant stops the operating system from loading until a ransom is paid.
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FBI Used Metadata to Catch CabinCr3w Hacker

April 17, 2012
Higino O. Ochoa III posted a photo without purging the metadata -- which included the GPS location where the pic was taken.
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Trend Micro Names BlackBerry 7 Most Enterprise-Ready Mobile OS

April 17, 2012
The operating system scored well for its security, authentication, device wipe functionality, firewall and virtualization.
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Texas A&M University Acknowledges Data Breach

April 17, 2012
Personal information on almost 4,000 former students was mistakenly attached to an e-mail.
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Android Trojan found on Google Play

April 16, 2012
McAfee says the malware has already been downloaded by at least 70,000 users.
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Anti-Abortion Hacker Gets 32 Months in Jail

April 16, 2012
James Jeffery accessed the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of approximately 10,000 women.
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New Sabpab Mac Malware Found

April 16, 2012
The Trojan doesn't require any user interaction to infect a victim's machine.
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Survey Finds Steady Increase in Healthcare Data Breaches

April 16, 2012
A recent study found that 27 percent of respondents reported at least one security breach in the past 12 months.
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