Computerworld Security: August 24, 2015
Wi-Fi at DEF CON - dealing with the worlds most dangerous network
Wi-Fi can be done securely, even at a hacker conference like DEF CON. Just avoid
open networks and Android.
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DDoS attacks more than doubled compared to Q2 2014
The threat posed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application
attacks continues to grow each quarter. Malicious actors are continually
changing the game by switching tactics. DDoS attacks double from 2014, set new
record; Shellshock vulnerability leveraged in 49% of web application attacks;
new WordPress plugin vulnerabilities.
IN THIS ISSUE
1. Spotify enrages users, apologizes over privacy changes
2. Plenty of fish, and exploits, on dating website
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Spotify enrages users, apologizes over privacy changes
Spotify is trying to calm down users after many threatened to stop using the
music streaming service that recently announced significant changes to its user
terms and conditions.
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Trusted Identities in Today's Connected Enterprise
Identity underpins our personal life, our work life, and is a core part of how
we interact with society. We have no shortage of identity markers, whether it's
a government issued ID, website log-in, or access key card. But are we reaching
a point of identity overload?
Plenty of fish, and exploits, on dating website
Recent visitors to Plenty of Fish, an online dating website with over 3 million
daily active users, had their browsers redirected to exploits that installed
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