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Regin, Google, Sony Pictures, Craigslist, etc.

    By Brian Warkoczeski - November 25, 2014 7:59 am

A look at IT news...

Regin malware linked to attacks on Belgacom, well-known cryptographer

CIO - After Symantec blew the lid on Regin on Sunday, computer security experts and companies are revealing information that has lead to suspicions that the U.S. and U.K. are involved.

Breaking up Google is one antritrust option, EU lawmakers say

Computerworld - Google has about 90 percent of the EU's search market.

As Cyberthreats Increase, Big Money Chases Solutions

NBC News - The year since hackers broke into Target and accessed millions of credit and debit card numbers has been a brutal one for cyberattacks. Next year's threat forecast doesn't look any better.

'Regin' malware described as 'groundbreaking and almost peerless'

CNN Money - Experts don't know where it came from, and aren't quite sure what it does.

Report: Sony Pictures facing full network compromise

CSO - Corporate network pulled offline.

Hacker Disrupts Government Websites in Canada

New York Times - A gyrating banana greeted many visiting the pages for Parliament, the Supreme Court, the city of Ottawa and the Ottawa and Toronto police forces.

Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Washington Post - Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

InfoWorld - The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices.

Craigslist Back Online Following DNS Hijack

Threat Post - The popular classified website Craigslist is back online today following a DNS attack that forced it offline for several hours Sunday evening.


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