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Update: Ransomware, Digital Currency, Virtual Reality

Audio Report: ISMG Editors Analyze Cybersecurity Developments
Update: Ransomware, Digital Currency, Virtual Reality

In this edition of the ISMG Security Report, DataBreachToday Executive Editor Mathew J. Schwartz analyzes the new ransomware threat posed by JavaScript.

You'll also hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • A report on what the founders of an investment fund based on the digital currency ethereum are doing after an apparent hack;
  • A discussion by HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee on how enterprises can address the security and privacy threats posed by virtual reality technology;
  • A report by Jeremy Kirk, ISMG managing editor for security and technology, on an FBI warning on a new type of business email compromise scam; and
  • Insights on why a blood test could be a form of user authentication.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please check out our June 14 and June 17 reports, which respectively analyze Symantec's purchase of Blue Coat and how the Watergate break-in of Democratic Party headquarters might have played out if today's information technology had been available in 1972. The next ISMG Security Report will be posted Friday, June 25.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.




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