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Tue, December 10, 2013 - Microsoft has issued five critical security bulletins in December's round of Patch Tuesday
Tue, December 10, 2013 - The Internet Storm Center, an arm of the SANS Technology Institute, has started collecting reports of fake support calls in an attempt to figure out how prevalent the scam is among computer owners.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - An industry consortium featuring some of the biggest names in technology a including Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Reddit a is urging the Obama Administration to support a major overhaul of laws governing electronic surveillance.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - Symantec has downsized their Managed Security Services portfolio, ending support for the managed firewall and managed endpoint offerings. Symantec says the change is part of an effort to streamline things within the company's Information Security portfolio, but what does that mean for existing managed security customers?
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Finjan president explains the inner workings of proactive content security with behavior-based content analysis technology.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera Software today joined Google in revoking rogue digital certificates that had been issued by a subordinate certificate authority (CA) of France's cybersecurity agency.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Eight of the largest U.S. Internet companies are formally urging the White House and Congress to rein in surveillance by the National Security Agency, a move at least one privacy advocate says will add pressure on Congress to further restrict NSA activity.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Sometimes, it feels like the only way to have a private conversation these days is to plan for a clandestine meeting out in the desert.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Most antivirus products aren't detecting the malware, called "INS"
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Those supplying services to cybercriminals are looking for places where they won't be shut down, a security company says
Mon, December 09, 2013 - The ubiquitous warnings about online shopping risks are well founded. As numerous experts are reminding consumers and businesses, the high season for shopping is also the high season for cybercrime.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Security and flexibility are among several big challenges, experts said
Mon, December 09, 2013 - American and British spy agencies apparently believe there are real-life terrorists lurking among the elves, gnomes and the trolls of online gaming worlds.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - The certificates were used to inspect encrypted traffic on a private network, Google said