Computerworld Security: August 20, 2015
The shocking truth about Proactive intelligence in iOS 9
Proactive is Apple's name for an intelligent iOS 9 technology wants to help you
get things done – but shockingly it tries to keep your private life private.
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4 Ways Neustar Strengthens Your DNS Security
There are criminals who redirect DNS queries to their own servers to steal
credit card data and other sensitive information, and the exploding problem of
distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, often aimed at DNS to cripple
online business. There are steps that can be taken to protect DNS, lower
business risk, and defend your brand.
IN THIS ISSUE
1. Senator to introduce proposal for mandatory drone geofencing
2. Russian cyberspies targeted punk rock band Pussy Riot
3. China arrests 15,000 for Internet-related crimes
4. North Korean leader has his own cellular network
5. Attackers are using insecure routers and other home devices for DDoS attacks
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Senator to introduce proposal for mandatory drone geofencing
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is to introduce a proposal soon that aims to make
geofencing of drones mandatory, following a number of reports of close shaves
between the unmanned aircraft and regular planes.
Russian cyberspies targeted punk rock band Pussy Riot
A closely watched band of suspected Russian hackers have spied on domestic
targets, including two members of the outspoken punk rock band Pussy Riot.
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Conquering the Cloud
With more and more organizations adopting a hybrid cloud model, how do IT and
business decision makers view such issues as migration, budgeting and services?
According to a recent survey, the challenges businesses face in moving to the
cloud, while considerable, can be overcome by working in partnership with the
right cloud services provider.
China arrests 15,000 for Internet-related crimes
China's efforts to clean up the Internet have resulted in 15,000 arrests related
to cybercrimes, authorities revealed on Tuesday.
North Korean leader has his own cellular network
Kim Jong Un and other high-ranking officials in North Korea have their own
cellular network to help keep their conversations secure
Attackers are using insecure routers and other home devices for DDoS attacks
Attackers are taking advantage of home routers and other devices that respond to
UPnP requests over the Internet to amplify DDoS attacks.
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