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Wed, April 23, 2014 - Android malware that sends text messages to premium-rate numbers expanded globally over the past year, researchers warn
Wed, April 23, 2014 - As more enterprise workloads shift to cloud and hosting environments, cyberattacks that have traditionally targeted on-premises data centers -- such as brute force attacks and vulnerability scans -- are following them to the Web.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - Ilio Kolochenko, CEO of High-Tech Bridge, a Swiss information security company, gave the keynote address on governments' role in cybersecurity this past Sunday at the Regional cybersecurity Summit in Oman.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - Recent pan-industry data breach reports from Symantec and Verizon Business largely confirm what healthcare already knows about the root cause of its data breaches. But how can organizations step up to improve security?
Wed, April 23, 2014 - Verizon's annual data-breach investigations report makes a strong case for behavioral analytics technology that looks for anomalies among user activity to spot hackers.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - The RCMP have managed to track down and arrest the first ne'er do well in London, Ontario. The RCMP have not indicated how they managed to puzzle out who attacked the Canada Revenue Agency. I am curious myself but, not for the same reasons. I'm curious what led a 19 year old from Southern Ontario to think that activity was acceptable.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China
Tue, April 22, 2014 - A few office-productivity apps are protected from Heartbleed thanks to a mistake
Tue, April 22, 2014 - Apple today issued a security-only update for OS X, patching 25 vulnerabilities in Mavericks, its newest operating system, and 7 bugs in older editions.
Tue, April 22, 2014 - As many as 250,000 people could be affected by a wave of attacks not using Heartbleed
Tue, April 22, 2014 - Email encryption is a great way to keep snoops out. Too bad it's not a realistic option as a built-in feature for Gmail.
Tue, April 22, 2014 - The undead are rising from their graves--or at least a legion of long-forgotten AOL email addresses are.
Tue, April 22, 2014 - A battle for rights to U.S. airspace is brewing between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and organizations looking to operate small, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for commercial and other purposes.
Tue, April 22, 2014 - BlackBerry's BES 10 software was updated on Tuesday to fix a security issue related to the "Heartbleed" OpenSSL vulnerability.