#InformationSecurity News - 11/10/14

  • Researchers identify a technique that makes it easier for attackers to launch phishing campaigns. Read the full story at Dark Reading
  • ZDNet reports on a new whitepaper from Bitdefender that examined victims targeted in 850,000 Facebook scams. It turns out Facebook's user experience makes it easy for scammers to exploit users.
  • CSOOnline says that flaw in Visa contactless payment cards could ring up a very large fraud. 
  • Personal data may well have been snatched out of the US government's top employee background-checking firm in what officials are calling a major security breach. Read more at Naked Security
  • With iOS 8, the lines between iOS and Android are blurring. Dark Reading asks iOS 8 Vs. Android: How Secure Is Your Data