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NIST Issues Information Sharing Guidelines for Public Comment (October 30, 2014)

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft of its Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing for public comment.......

European Security Agency Holds Cyber Security Exercise (October 30, 2014)

On Thursday, October 30, the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) held a cyber security exercise that drew the participation of more than 200 organizations and 400 cyber security professionals from 29 countries.......

Survey Shows Organizations Disable Firewall Security to Improve Network Performance (October 30, 2014)

According to a report from McAfee, while 60 percent of 504 surveyed IT professionals say security is paramount in network design, about 30 percent of organizations responding to the survey said that firewall security features are often disabled to boost network performance.......

Malware on Popular Science Website (October 29 & 30, 2014)

The Popular Science website was reportedly hosting a malicious iFrame that redirects visitors to a third-party domain where an exploit kit attempts to infect their machines.......

Danish Court Finds Pirate Bay Co-Founder Warg Guilty of Computer Intrusions (October 30, 2014)

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, co-founder of The Pirate Bay, has been found guilty of breaking into computers and downloading sensitive information, including police files and Danish social security and driver's license data.......

Drupal Team Warns Users to Assume Sites are Compromised (October 29 & 30, 2014)

The Drupal security team says that users should assume that all Drupal 7 websites have been compromised unless they were patched within seven hours of the October 15, 11pm UTC announcement of a vulnerability that could be exploited through an SQL injection attack.......

Deloitte & Touche Report Offers Guidance for Determining Veracity of Data Leak Claims (October 29, 2014)

Deloitte & Touche has published a paper that contains advice for determining whether data found on the Internet are actually data stolen from a company or if posted information is fake.......

London Police Arrest Three In Connection with Theft of Millions from ATMs (October 29, 2014)

Police in London, UK, have arrested three people in connection with an ATM theft scheme that stole GBP 1.......

White House Unclassified Network Breached (October 28, 29, & 30, 2014)

Unnamed sources say that attackers managed to breach an unclassified White House network.......

US Defense Department Starting to Roll Out Chip-and-PIN Cards for Travelers (October 28, 2014)

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has issued approximately 600 payment cards with chip-and-PIN technology to members of the military who travel.......