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SWIFT Security Enhancements (May 28, 2016)

SWIFT has released some details of its plan to enhance security.......

Fourth Bank Targeted by SWIFT Fraud (May 27, 2016)

A SWIFT transfer fraud attack against a bank in the Philippines last fall appears to be the work of the same group of criminal that targeted banks in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Ecuador.......

ICS-CERT Warns of Unpatchable SCADA Flaw (May 30, 2016)

The Industrial Control Systems Computer Emergency Management Team (ICS-CERT) has released an advisory warning of two vulnerabilities in the Environmental Systems Corporation 8832 Data Controller.......

Iran Orders Messaging Apps to Move Data to Iranian Servers (May 30, 2016)

Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace has ordered foreign messaging apps holding data about Iranian citizens to transfer the information to servers within that country.......

Jail Time for Bitcoin Botnet Thief (May 25 and 30, 2016)

Rory Stephen Guidry has been sentenced to 366 days in prison for trying to sell a botnet and for stealing US $80,000 in bitcoins.......

Chrome 51 Moved to Stable Channel (May 25, 26, 29 and 30, 2016)

Google has updated Chrome to version 51 for Windows, Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux to address a total of 42 vulnerabilities, 23 of which earned bug bounties totaling more than US $65,000.......

Hardcoded Credential Flaw in Patient Care App (May 26, 27 and 30, 2016)

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued a warning regarding an app used by medical professionals to manage patient care prior to surgery.......

Proposed Senate Bill Requiring Backdoors in Encryption Appears to be Dead (May 27 and 29, 2016)

A proposed anti-encryption bill has stalled out in the US Senate.......

Bill Would Put FAA in Charge of Industry Threat Information Sharing for Aviation Industry (May 27, 2016)

A bill in the US Senate would require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) "to establish comprehensive cybersecurity standards" and would require that airlines report all attempted cyberattacks to the FAA.......

JavaScript Spam Spreading Locky (May 27, 2016)

A spam campaign targeting users in Europe, the US, and Canada is being used to spread Locky ransomware through malicious JavaScript attachments.......

DOD is Creating an Insider Threat Database (May 27, 2016)

The US Defense Department (DOD) is creating a system that contains information about national security personnel and other people with security clearances to help identify potential insider threats.......

Google May Call Out Companies for Android Update Delays (May 25, 2016)

Last summer, Google began releasing monthly security updates for its Android mobile operating system.......

FACC Fires CEO After Breach (May 25, 2016)

The CEO of Austrian aerospace parts manufacturer FACC was fired following a cyberfraud scheme that cost the company 42 million euros (US $46.......