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  • Affinity's lawsuit against Trustwave could be legal game-changer

    If Affinity Gaming succeeds with its lawsuit against Trustwave over a data breach investigation, this could be a legal game-changer for the security industry. Security vendors may need to embed lawyers with their forensic teams to protect them from legal jeopardy if they fail to mitigate a data breach.

Large number of Mac users could be exposed to app update loophole

A potentially large number of Mac users could be at risk of man-in-the-middle attacks exploiting a bug in a popular app update code library.

Insider threat: It's not just about the malcontent anymore

I sat down recently with Steve Durbin, managing director of the Information Security Forum, to discuss the threat that insiders pose to organizations and what can be done to stop them.

Oracle fixes vulnerability in Java installer that could lead to 'complete compromise' of victim's system

Oracle has plugged a vulnerability in the Java software installer in the latest updates to Java SE 6, 7 and 8 for Windows that could result in the "complete compromise" of a victim's system.

Infamous RAT reemerges as a subscription-based cybercrime service

A Java-based remote access tool, thought to have been shut down last year, is back, this time as a malware-as-a-service.

Hacker claims to have used social engineering to trick DoJ help desk into granting him access to sensitive files

A hacker claimed to have used social engineering to break into a Department of Justice computer and download 200GB of sensitive files, reported Joseph Cox with Motherboard.

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