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ITsecurity Daily News: 08/19/2014

Posted by Kevin on August 19, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Tuesday, August 19, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Government Control Over Internet Governance A new proposal that ICANN would […]

Two iPhone hackers probably behind the Oleg Pliss attacks arrested in Russia

Posted by Kevin on June 11, 2014

A Monday announcement by the Russian Interior Ministry claims that two men have been arrested following reports that iPhones have been blocked remotely and that ‘attackers’ have demanded money in order to release them. Although the Ministry announcement made no mention of non-Russian attacks, it seems almost certain that these are the same hackers behind […]