Tag Archives: ISA

In Today’s News (9/28/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief Scammers pretend to be friendly office printers. September 27, IDG News Service – Hackers have found a new hook to trick people into opening malicious attachments: sending e-mails that purport to come from office printers, many of which now have the ability to e-mail scanned documents, IDG News Service reported September 27. The e-mails… Read More »

In Today’s news (9/27/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief Microsoft Security Chief Says Every Business Needs a Security Plan. September 27, Businessnewsdaily – Too many businesses wait until it’s too late to think about their company’s physical security and cybersecurity issues. That’s not good for business, according to Mike Howard, chief security officer for Microsoft. Howard, an ex-CIA officer who handles all physical… Read More »

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Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (09/26/2011) Browser vendors prepare for SSL attacks. September 23, Softpedia – Soon, SSL BEAST research will be revealed and Web browser vendors will have to devise new ways of protecting their products from attack. The easiest way to fix the problem would be to upgrade to the newer versions of the security protocols implemented… Read More »

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Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (09/15/2011) Malware hidden in Windows help files. September 14, Softpedia – Viruses and other malicious software contained in simple help files are not news to Internet security specialists, but the fact these pieces of malware are sent using e-mail messages is part of a more recent scheme deployed by cybercriminals to fool unsuspecting victims, Softpedia… Read More »

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Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (09/14/2011) DT Wants German Cloud to Shield Data From U.S. September 13, Bloomberg – Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE)’s T-Systems information technology unit is pushing regulators to introduce a certificate for German or European cloud operators to help companies guard data from the U.S. government. T-Systems plans to lure customers by emphasizing the security of… Read More »