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TTY Abuse Cited In Swatting Attacks

June 25, 2014

There may be a connection between the use of deaf telephone services and police swatting attacks, says a security journalist.

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Neal Stephenson Keynotes Black Hat USA 2012

June 24, 2014

You would think best-seller author Neal Stephenson would be a knock-out keynote speaker at a security conference, but Black Hat USA is a tough crowd.

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Krebs: FBI Warned Utilities of Smart Meter Hacks in 2010

June 24, 2014

According to a report today on KrebsonSecurity, the FBI apparently investigated hacks on smart grid meters in the Puerto Rico more than two years ago. In May of 2010, the FBI then warned other utilities that such frauds could continue to spread because of "the ease of intrusion and economic benefit to the hacker and the electric customer."

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Will Virtualization Halt ATM Skimming?

June 24, 2014

In a partnership with VMWare, Diebold is readying its first zero-client ATM in a renewed effort to thwart skimming attacks.

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