Watch out, cryptography!
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"Backdoors" are the rule.

Testing hardware and debugging software is not trivial today. How do you test millions of lines of code or billions of transistors? The more complex the technology, the more creative approaches are needed. Cryptographic systems often present an additional challenge. After all, many testing procedures are ultimately about checking whether the system delivers the output that matches the input. Cryptographic methods can also be reliably tested with known input-output pairs. Such input-output pairs are called test vectors and are usually provided by the...

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Companies do not protect their cloud data
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( Source: www.it-business.de )
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Danger by (e-)mail
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( Source: www.it-business.de )
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Ransomware and Co: Mobile Security Remains a Challenge
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A link in an online forum advertises the best mobile app available - without further information about the content, without screenshot, without technical data. An IT professional would never click such a link. Or? Well, a large number of forum visitors have done it and thus launched a new avalanche of Android Ransomware.

 

Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

Android Filecoder.C is the name of the blackmailer Trojan whose rapid spread ESET has been observing since mid-July. The strategy of the ransomware can now be understood relatively clearly: Via an infected link in online forums, the...

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IT security market continues to grow
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( Source: www.it-business.de )
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Data breakdowns cost companies dearly to pay
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( Source: www.all-about-security.de )
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The Tank-Crackers of the 21st Century: New Alliances Against Banking Trojans
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March 2018: Europol succeeds in striking a decisive blow against organised cybercrime. Over five years, a professional hacker gang had captured one billion euros. Among the victims were 100 banks from over 40 nations. With the help of infiltrated malware, the criminals had not only managed to manipulate the account balances of bank customers, but also to dispense this money at will via regular ATMs. Anyone hoping for an end to the cyber attacks against banks after the successful Europol strike should be informed of this as early as June 2018: This time hackers managed to capture 10 million...

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IT security through AI? Only imaginable for a minority
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( Source: blog.wiwo.de )
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Cyber attacks on German organizations increase
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( Source: t3n.de )
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Security leaks in companies are underestimated
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( Source: www.all-about-security.de )
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