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Newswise: Researchers Work to Counter Spear Phishing Attacks

Article ID: 597870

Researchers Work to Counter Spear Phishing Attacks

Georgia Institute of Technology, Research Communications

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are working to counter threats from spear phishing. The attacks use knowledge of computer users to gain their trust to break into corportate networks.

Released:
8-Jan-2013 12:30 PM EST
Newswise: Computer Scientists Find Vulnerabilities in Cisco VoIP Phones

Article ID: 597803

Computer Scientists Find Vulnerabilities in Cisco VoIP Phones

Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Columbia Engineering researchers have found vulnerabilities in Cisco VoIP telephones, recently demonstrating how they can insert malicious code into a Cisco VoIP phone (any of the 14 Cisco Unified IP Phone models) and start eavesdropping on private conversations—not just on the phone but also in the phone’s surroundings—from anywhere in the world.

Released:
4-Jan-2013 2:50 PM EST
Newswise: Mobile Browsers Fail Georgia Tech Safety Test

Article ID: 596897

Mobile Browsers Fail Georgia Tech Safety Test

Georgia Institute of Technology

How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to a recent Georgia Tech study.

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5-Dec-2012 10:00 AM EST
Newswise: Mimicking Public Health Strategies Could Improve Cyber Security

Article ID: 596679

Mimicking Public Health Strategies Could Improve Cyber Security

RTI International

Mimicking public health strategies, such as maintaining good “cyber hygiene,” could improve cyber security, according to a new paper by a team of economists and public health researchers at RTI International.

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29-Nov-2012 4:40 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 596401

Holiday Season and Cybermonday Fast Approaching! Think Before You Click

University of Virginia

Cybercriminals and ordinary hackers are preparing, like bears at a trout stream, to steal our data, money, and identities. Here are some tips from a computer security expert at the University of Virginia.

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20-Nov-2012 5:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 596259

Expert: Petraeus Affair Shows Weak Data Privacy Is No Privacy at All

Cornell University

Owen Arden, a graduate researcher in Cornell University’s Department of Computer Science whose research focuses on Internet and mobile data security, comments on the lesson to be learned from the scandal that followed the FBI’s investigation into emails associated with former CIA Director David Petraeus.

Released:
16-Nov-2012 11:10 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 596103

Georgia Tech Releases Cyber Threats Forecast for 2013

Georgia Institute of Technology

The year ahead will feature new and increasingly sophisticated means to capture and exploit user data, escalating battles over the control of online information and continuous threats to the U.S. supply chain from global sources. Those were the findings released by the Georgia Tech Emerging Cyber Threats Report for 2013.

Released:
14-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST
Newswise: MSU Security Expert Offers Tips for Avoiding 'Phishing' Scams

Article ID: 595889

MSU Security Expert Offers Tips for Avoiding 'Phishing' Scams

Mississippi State University

In every corner of the Internet, high-tech "phishers" are baiting their hooks as the holiday season begins, hoping to lure a prize catch--the account data and personal information of unsuspecting computer-users all across the country.

Released:
8-Nov-2012 10:15 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 595727

Data Mining a Major Challenge to Personal Privacy

Cornell University

Dawn Woodard, a professor or Operations Research and Information Engineering who teaches courses on data mining, comments on privacy and data brokers in the wake of House and Senate investigations into data brokerage firms.

Released:
2-Nov-2012 2:35 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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