December 2016

Here are information security events in North America this month:   FloCon 2017 : January 9 to 12 in San Diego, CA, USA   ICS Security Conference (S4x17) 2017 : January 10 to 12 in Miami Beach, FL, USA   Suits and Spooks DC 2017 : January 11 to 12…

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Avast is full of dog lovers, and as such, we aspire to “…to be the person my dog thinks I am.” This inspirational quote, attributed to Victorian author Mary Ann Evans, who went by the pen name George Eliot (Silas Marner and Middlemarch), speaks to our best friend’s unconditional love…

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A Pentagon subcontractor’s systems were not secured properly. (Image: file photo) A Pentagon subcontractor has exposed reams of highly sensitive details belonging to active military healthcare professionals online, some of which hold top-secret security clearances. Potomac Healthcare Solutions, a subcontractor brought on board to supply healthcare professionals to the US…

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SAO PAULO (AP) — A website for the Brazilian president has been hacked, plastered with messages calling for the death penalty for legislators in a country where many are frustrated with public corruption. The G1 news portal says the site, www.micheltemer.com.br, is maintained by President Michel Temer’s party. It usually…

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