Marcos Colon

Recent articles by Marcos Colon

Busted US cybersecurity act gets new legs

Busted US cybersecurity act gets new legs

Obama tries again.
Sep 18 2012 10:36AM
Google acquires VirusTotal

Google acquires VirusTotal

Says it will stay independent.
Sep 10 2012 11:17AM
Google buys web security partner

Google buys web security partner

Newly acquired VirusTotal to maintain existing partnerships.
Sep 10 2012 10:00AM
Data breach costs LinkedIn up to $1 million

Data breach costs LinkedIn up to $1 million

LinkedIn's 2Q earnings call reveals that the company spent between $500,000 to $1 million on forensic work surrounding a recent data compromise.
Aug 6 2012 3:36PM
#BlackHat: Researchers bypass iris scanners with biometric clones

#BlackHat: Researchers bypass iris scanners with biometric clones

Researchers tap templates.
Jul 30 2012 12:37PM
#BlackHat: Phones hijacked by malicious NFC tag

#BlackHat: Phones hijacked by malicious NFC tag

Android, Nokia compromised.
Jul 30 2012 8:37AM
Dropbox investigates possible email address breach

Dropbox investigates possible email address breach

Enlists third party to investigate spam complaints.
Jul 23 2012 1:11PM
Jail sought for Scarlett Johansson hacker

Jail sought for Scarlett Johansson hacker

Hacker posted stolen nude pics of celeb online.
Jun 28 2012 9:59AM
Ongoing racket drains 'high roller' bank accounts

Ongoing racket drains 'high roller' bank accounts

SpyEye and Zeus toolkits bypass multifactor authentication in raids on high-balance accounts.
Jun 27 2012 10:28AM
Google, Facebook fights malvertisers

Google, Facebook fights malvertisers

Giants want to bring integrity into ads.
Jun 19 2012 2:14PM
Last.FM popped, joins password fail trio

Last.FM popped, joins password fail trio

Password leak may be a separate hack.
Jun 8 2012 10:39AM
Apple releases iOS security guide

Apple releases iOS security guide

Technical specifications revealed.
Jun 4 2012 1:35PM
Apple details iOS security

Apple details iOS security

The notoriously secretive company has released a security document on iOS.
Jun 4 2012 10:01AM
US hospital pays $750,000 in data breach case

US hospital pays $750,000 in data breach case

Hospital lost phone numbers, birth dates, and health care data.
May 28 2012 1:11PM
MilitarySingles owned by remote file inclusion hole

MilitarySingles owned by remote file inclusion hole

Site hacked, 170,000 unsalted passwords exposed.
May 27 2012 11:47PM
US hospital fined $750,000 following data breach

US hospital fined $750,000 following data breach

Hospital lost phone numbers, birth dates, and health care data.
May 27 2012 11:18PM
Targeted attacks cost biz $200k, study says

Targeted attacks cost biz $200k, study says

A recent survey indicates that successful targeted attacks end up costing companies more than $200,000.
May 23 2012 10:08AM
Cyber crime ringleader sentenced to five years in prison

Cyber crime ringleader sentenced to five years in prison

One of the masterminds behind the infamous "Operation Phish Phry" was sentenced to five years in prison.
May 21 2012 12:41PM
First drive-by Android malware detected

First drive-by Android malware detected

Malware writers "even lazier than before".
May 4 2012 9:12AM
Number of infected Macs flashbacks to 650000

Number of infected Macs flashbacks to 650000

Security firms trapped in tarpit.
Apr 24 2012 9:03AM

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