This Tinder scam promises to verify your account, but actually sells porn

Tinder users beware. The popular dating app generally doesn’t verify most user accounts, but that hasn’t stopped spammers from pretending to offer the service. In recent weeks, automated bots masquerading as Tinder profiles have been telling real users to get “verified,” as part of a clever scam to sell them porn, security firm Symantec said […] more…

Snowden joins “Against the Law” project to build spy-proof iPhones

Here’s a spy versus spy surveillance buster for your iPhone – but they have to build it first. more…

smtp.psu.edu and webmail.psu.edu maintenance – July 25

On Monday, July 25, outside the regularly scheduled maintenance window from 7am-12noon, ITS will be making changes to smtp.psu.edu and webmail.psu.edu that will improve how emails are sent. This change may impact departmental mail servers if smtp.psu.edu to send mail is utilized. ITS does not anticipate that users will experience a service outage. If you […] more…

Resolved: PAWS/Workflow Outage

We are currently experiencing problems with our PAWS and Workflow services. Staff are working on the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. more…

Spotlight: How iThemes Manages Their Website Security

iThemes was one of the first premium theme shops for WordPress. Over the years their focus has expanded to include premium WordPress plugins that help website owners manage and secure their websites. In addition to a suite of plugins and themes, iThemes is committed to providing education and training for freelance web designers & entrepreneurs…. […] more…

“Selfie war” paramedics accused of taking photos with unconscious patients

The “sick game” included holding open the eyelid of a sedated patient and baring an elderly woman’s breast for selfies. more…

Celebrity Email Hacker Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison

Andrew Helton, 29, of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced this week to six months in prison for hacking into hundreds of email accounts, including ones belonging to celebrities. read more more…

A hackable election: 5 things you need to know about e-voting machines

As the U.S. heads toward an especially contentious national election in November, 15 states are still clinging to outdated electronic voting machines that don’t support paper printouts used to audit their internal vote counts. E-voting machines without attached printers are still being used in a handful of presidential swing states, leading some voting security advocates […] more…

Android 7.0 to Strictly Enforce Verified Boot

Google is planning new security features for the upcoming Android 7.0, including verified boot, which will prevent devices with a corrupt or modified boot image from booting. read more more…

Tower Road Data Center Electrical Commissioning.

Due to new electrical equipment commissioning there will be several short power outages at the Tower Rd Data Center. Operations Center staff will be monitoring from several locations across campus; service is not expected to be affected. more…

Decryption Tools Released for Bart, PowerWare Ransomware

Researchers have released free tools that allow victims of the Bart and PowerWare file-encrypting ransomware families to recover their data without paying the cybercriminals. read more more…

Bathroom Snapchat video of suicide teen ruled criminal by court

Teen committed suicide after classmate filmed him in a school toilet and posted it on Snapchat and Vine. more…

Vulnerabilities in SAP HANA Impact Over 10,000 Customers: Report

Vulnerabilities in SAP HANA represent a risk to more than 10,000 SAP customers running different versions of the popular business-critical application, security firm Onapsis warns. read more more…

Microsoft Officially Launches Azure Security Center

Microsoft is strengthening its grip on the cloud with two major new announcements this week. The first is that the Azure Security Center is now generally available; and the second is that Azure Active Directory Identity Protection and Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management options will both be available within the next few months. read […] more…

Pokémon GO finally live in Japan after leaked email delays launch

One leaked email, one mass freakout, and suddenly, the launch of Pokémon GO in Japan went on hold. more…

Researchers release free decryption tools for PowerWare and Bart ransomware

Security researchers have released tools this week that could help users recover files encrypted by two relatively new ransomware threats: Bart and PowerWare. PowerWare, also known as PoshCoder, was first spotted in March, when it was used in attacks against healthcare organizations. It stood out because it was implemented in Windows PowerShell, a scripting environment designed […] more…

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