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ForeScout – Cyber defence matures in Las Vegas

ForeScout – Cyber defence matures in Las Vegas

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NCA joins the Buzzfeed viral sensation

NCA joins the Buzzfeed viral sensation

It’s been the social media sensation of 2014, and it seems that our own National Crime Agency (NCA) is as aware of Buzzfeed as the many millions who view it.   Live as of today is the NCA’s first entry to gif heaven. The NCA’s ten amusing clips is hopefully going to drive some awareness (…read more)

Three acquisitions in 24 hours – will this be the biggest year yet?

Three acquisitions in 24 hours – will this be the biggest year yet?

The past 24 hours has seen three major announcements in the security acquisition space.   Possibly the biggest in terms of value was Gemalto’s acquisition of SafetNet for around $890 million. The definitive agreement was signed on Friday and will see the smart chip manufacturer acquire the firewall, encryption and authentication giant from private equity (…read more)

John McAfee’s Vegas conference appearance

John McAfee’s Vegas conference appearance

Anyone who has seen that video, or read any of the interview articles conducted with him will know that John McAfee is more than just “a character”.   Having working in information security since 2008, my brushes with him have been minimal, and until the video was published, I was not really aware of him (…read more)

Scam of the Week

Self-injecting XSS code scams wannabe Facebook profile hackers

Self-injecting XSS code scams wannabe Facebook profile hackers

Wannabe hackers have been caught out by a reverse scam which tricks Facebook users into injecting or placing malicious JavaScript or client-side code into their web browsers.   According to the Hacker News, the Self Cross-site Scripting code could allow an attacker to gain access to victims’ accounts, thereby using it for fraud, to send (…read more)