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Firms turn blind-eye to BYOD policy

Close to half of organizations either do not have a mobile device policy at all or have not fully implemented the policy they have in place, according to a survey of 1,100 IT security pros who are members of the LinkedIn Information Security Community.

Security firm warns of 'massive' malware infections impacting WordPress sites

Security firm Sucuri is warning WordPress admins that a "massive" malware infection is wreaking havoc on WordPress websites. Sites with outdated plugins or weak passwords are particularly at risk.    

New mobile malware poses as FBI, demands ransom

A new malware called ScarePakage seizes mobile phones and pretends to be the FBI in order to coerce users to hand over money to have the device set free.

Feds warn about hotel computer malware stealing guests' personal info

The U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are warning the hospitality industry about keystroke logging malware that has been infecting PCs at hotel business centers, according to an advisory obtained by KrebsonSecurity.

CryptoWall hits broker Benjamin F. Edwards, steals customer data

Brokerage house Benjamin F. Edwards suffered a data breach in May that resulted in customer data being stolen from its computer systems.

Mobile payment malware infections are on the rise, warns Cheetah Mobile

The number of daily infected users worldwide climbed from below 12,000 in May to more than 16,000 at the end of June.

Spotlight: Android flaw enables hackers to make rogue phone calls

Most Android devices suffer from a security flaw that enables malware to make unauthorized phone calls, disrupt calls and execute codes that can access device functions and other unauthorized actions, warns IDG News Service.

Beware of World Cup scams

As the U.S. prepares to take on Belgium today in the Round of 16, hackers and scammers are preparing to steal personal information or install malware on your computer or mobile device.

Spotlight: Dragonfly campaign compromised Western energy facilities

The Dragonfly cyberespionage campaign has compromised Western energy facilities, warns security firm Symantec.

Spotlight: Microsoft plugs critical use-after-free flaw in IE

Microsoft has added new protections to Internet Explorer to fight off an attack that uses surreptitiously installed malware on end-user computers, reports Ars Technica.