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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Nigerian Citizen Arrested for Alleged Tax Fraud

Olusola Luke and accomplices allegedly committed identity theft to steal over $734,000 in tax refunds.

Alleged Yahoo Email Hacker Denied Bail in Canada

Karim Baratov awaits extradition hearing, likely on June 12.

OWASP Top 10 Update: Long Overdue Or Same-Old, Same-Old?

The industry benchmark list is about to change for the first time in four years, but barring a few important changes, it looks a lot like it always has.

Microsoft Office Zero-Day Patched After Months of Attacks

Microsoft released a security update for a flaw in the OLE API that affects most versions of Microsoft Word.

Forget the Tax Man: Time for a DNS Security Audit

Here's a 5-step DNS security review process that's not too scary and will help ensure your site availability and improve user experience.

Tax Season Surprise: W-2 Fraud

W-2 fraud used to target businesses exclusively but has now set its sights on many other sectors. Here's what you can do to prevent it from happening to you.

When Hacks Are about Image instead of Money

If you think fake news is a problem, how about the possibility of fake medical or financial information making the rounds with no way to verify its legitimacy?

Computer Engineer Charged with Theft of Proprietary Computer Code

Zhengquan Zhang arrested for stealing over 3 million files containing company trade secrets from his employer, a global finance firm.

UK Loan Firm Wonga Suffers Financial Data Breach

Customers in the UK and Poland may have had their bank account details compromised.

One of World’s Most Wanted and Prolific Alleged Spammers Arrested

Suspected mastermind behind massive Kelihos botnet Petyr Levashov nabbed in botnet takedown operation.

CIA-Linked Hacking Tools Tied to Longhorn Cyber Espionage Group

Symantec matches tools exposed in Vault 7 documents leak reportedly from the CIA with those used by cyber espionage group that has been targeting governments and private businesses.

Setting Up Security as a Business: 3 Best Practices for Security...

Security leaders need to show they provide more than stop-the-bad guys services. Here's how.