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Spam all day, every day 


Symantec reports that it has seen email levels reach their lowest point in 12 years. While on the surface that is positive, AppRiver's own filters show a contrasting view which does not mirror the same significant decline, this report reveals that spam is an ongoing issue.



Two people a day convicted of sexual abuse against children

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Two people a day convicted of sexual abuse against children                       
The NSPCC announced that on average two people are being convicted of child abuse image crimes every day. Christian Berg, CEO and founder of NetClean comments on the fundamental misunderstanding of the scale of the problem.

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Stegoloader Malware hides exploit code in images

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Stegoloader Malware hides exploit code in images
Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit™ Threat Intelligence unit has released information about Stegoloader. Appearing to have been active since 2012, this particular malware uses digital steganography – the art of hiding secret information within a digital image or graphic – to conceal its true nature and to avoid detection.

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Dispruptive Data Security Key to Outwitting Hackers

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Dispruptive Data Security Key to Outwitting Hackers
It is now widely accepted that the enterprise will be subjected to and may even succumb to cyber attack and yet we continue to rely upon a defensive security strategy. A far more effective way to combat the threat is to focus on disrupting the attack while keeping data safe. This article contains some practical do’s and don’ts to help the enteprise transition to a data-centric strategy.

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Coming up in the Next issue of Digital Forensics Magazine

Coming up in Issue 24 on sale from August 2015:


BitCoin Targeted Phishing
This feature article is all about BitCoin and a Phishing attack. The article will explain what Bitcoin is and how this phishing attack was targeted at BitCoin. Read More »

Dealing with the ‘Unknown Unknowns’ of Intelligence Data
The article will address how intelligence agencies can use data more effectively to predict and model crime. Read More »

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Finding the relevant artefact in visual content
Jan Willem Klerkx explains how the University of Amsterdam solved the problem of finding relevant artefacts in pictures in an effective way. Read More »

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