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Sources for Information Gathering

Sources for Information Gathering

Many different sources exist for information gathering. The following list cannot possibly cover every source out there, but it does outline the major choices you have. Gathering Information from Websites Corporate and/or personal websites can provide a bounty of information. The first thing a good social engineer will often do …

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EU Set to Legislate on Terror Content

EU Set to Legislate on Terror Content

The European Commission to force social networks to take down the terror content within an hour, in light of the apparent failure of self-regulation. Security commissioner, Julian King, told the FT on Sunday that he had “not seen enough progress” from the likes of Facebook, Google and Twitter on that …

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Historically High Q2 for Mobile Banking Trojan

The Historically High Q2 for Mobile Banking Trojan

Historically High Q2 for Mobile Banking Trojan: Mobile banking Trojan is ranked as the top security problem in the second quarter of 2018, which do includes the threats from a new cyber-espionage group, “Operation Parliament,” which is specially targeting the high profile companies of Middle East and North Africa, especially …

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Dixons Carphone: Breach Hit 10 Million Personal Records

Dixons Carphone: Breach Hit 10 Million Personal Records

Dixons Carphone has revealed its estimation of how much the customer data was stolen in the recent disclosed breach by almost nine million records. The UK retailer has revealed in June that the attackers had accessed almost 1.2 million personal data of Currys PC World and Dixons Travel Store customers. …

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Types of Biometric Controls

Types of Biometric Controls

There are a number of biometric controls that are used today; below we have the major implementations and their specific pros and cons with regards to access control security.   Fingerprints Fingerprints are the most widely used biometric control available today. Smartcards can carry fingerprint information. Many U.S government office …

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