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Removing Administrator Rights Could Mitigate Most Windows Vulnerabilities (February 4, 2016)

According to a recent report, 85 percent of critical vulnerabilities in Windows last year could have been mitigated by eliminating administrator rights.......

DHS, FBI Employee Data Exposed (February 7 and 8, 2016)

Someone posted personal information that seems to cover more than 9,000 US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and 20,000 FBI employees online.......

Cyber Criminals Using More Sophisticated Techniques (February 8, 2016)

Cyber criminals are starting to adapt techniques that have normally been exploited by state-sponsored APT groups for use in their own attacks.......

Barclays Analyst to Join INTERPOL Cybercrime Centre (February 8, 2016)

A cybercrime analyst from Barclays bank will join experts from industry, academia, and law enforcement at INTERPOL's Cyber Fusion Centre in Singapore.......

T9000 Trojan Steals Skype Communications (February 8, 2016)

The T9000 Trojan horse program targets Skype, where it records calls, takes screenshots, and copies chat messages.......

Oracle Releases Emergency Patch for Java SE (February 5 and 8, 2016)

Oracle has issued an out-of-cycle patch for Java to address a critical flaw that could be exploited to completely compromise Windows machines.......

Attackers Used Malware in Scheme to Manipulate Russian Currency (February 8, 2016)

The Corcow Trojan horse program was reportedly used in attacks that manipulated the exchange rate for the Russian ruble against the US dollar.......

UK and US Negotiating on Wiretap Orders and Warrants (February 4 and 5, 2016)

US and UK negotiators are working toward an agreement that would allow MI5 to serve US companies with wiretap orders for communications of British citizens in counterterrorism investigations.......

Energy Bill Includes Provisions to Improve Grid Cybersecurity (February 3, 2016)

An energy reform bill introduced in the US Senate includes provisions aimed at strengthening power grid cybersecurity.......