Have you ever wondered how many laptops get stolen from airports each week? How about the average cost of replacing a swiped desktop or the number of people who experienced multiple ID thefts in the past year? This infographic from security provider Check Point looks at the impact of computer theft and compromised data as well as some of the steps you can take to limit your vulnerability.
Dell is expanding its SecureWorks security consulting and services arm into Australia. One of the most in-demand services from prospective local customers? Penetration testing.
Over at the Naked Security blog, analyst Fraser Howard has delivered some insights into the Redkit exploit kit that being used to distribute malware. It was used in the NBC website hack earlier this year as well as spam attacks that were launched in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. It’s worth a look if you’re interested in the inner workings of this piece of malware.
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