Category Archives: Virus & Threats

SecurityWeek RSS Feed: Mexican Privacy Watchdog Criticizes Government Over Spyware

Mexico’s privacy watchdog said Wednesday that the federal Attorney General’s Office stonewalled it for more than a year as it tried to investigate the government’s use of powerful Israeli spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.

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Mexican Privacy Watchdog Criticizes Government Over Spyware

Mexico’s privacy watchdog said Wednesday that the federal Attorney General’s Office stonewalled it for more than a year as it tried to investigate the government’s use of powerful Israeli spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.

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SecurityWeek RSS Feed: Breach at PoS Firm Hits Hundreds of U.S. Restaurants, Hotels

Point-of-sale (PoS) solutions provider North Country Business Products, whose products are used at over 6,500 locations across the United States, recently disclosed a data breach that resulted in the exposure of payment card data.

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Intel SGX Can Be Abused to Hide Advanced Malware: Researchers

A team of researchers has demonstrated that Intel’s SGX technology can be abused to hide an advanced and stealthy piece of malware that could allow attackers to steal data and conduct activities on the victim’s behalf. Intel says its technology works as intended and it’s not designed to block these types of attacks.

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DHS Warns Federal Agencies of DNS Hijacking Attacks

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday issued an emergency directive instructing federal agencies to prevent and respond to DNS hijacking attacks.

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