5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Nov. 23

  • Hackers in Russia deployed an intricate attack that took advantage of security-check failures and involved ATM withdrawals and access to compromised point-of-sale systems in the United States to net millions of dollars.

  • The Paris attacks have reignited in a big way the encryption debate, pitting the U.S. government against Silicon Valley, even though no evidence exists that the terrorists used the cloaking technology.

  • With holiday shopping season upon us, here are the top malware cons IT and security professionals should be warning their employees about.

  • A security expert connected the burgeoning aviation industry of a century ago with present-day IT security.

  • Internet activists and other critics have long alleged prosecutorial overreach through the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and Wired documented some of the most controversial instances.




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