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Look beyond BYOD

Whether officially permitted or not, employees are using personally-owned smart phones, tablets, and PCs for work. A study by Gartner last year found that 57% ...

Rapid Cybersecurity Risk Assessments

Businesses and governments alike are struggling to effectively protect information systems from cyber-attack. The theory appears sound: We conduct risks assessment, identify areas of risk ...

Apple releases iOS 7.1 to address multiple security issues

On Monday Apple released iOS 7.1 to address a number of security issues. The update is now available through iTunes and Software Update on iOS devices. ...

C-13: Who’s the bully?

Bill C-13 is being promoted by the Conservatives as addressing cyber-bulling, but it is much more about the Harper government bullying Canadians into giving up ...

Adobe Releases Security Update for Adobe Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

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Latest Cybersecurity News

Why security professionals need to get more creative with penetration testing (and how to do it)

Security professionals have long been running penetration tests against their firewalls and other security systems to find weaknesses that need to be addressed.

Security Policies Hampered by Limited Visibility, Manual Processes

Almost 20 percent of respondents raised the issue of poor communication among key stakeholders across development, security and operations groups.

Michaels breach exposes nearly 3M payment cards

About 2.6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400,000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack that ...

Phone-Based Fraud Takes Off During Tax Time

Security firm Pindrop finds a phone fraud ring that may have targeted more than 450,000 people, mostly immigrants and foreign nationals, in attempts to extort ...

Can Being Facebook Friends Cancel Your Right to Sue?

General Mills says it treats customers’ information sensitively. But what about their rights?

POS malware risks millions of payment cards for Michaels, Aaron Brothers shoppers

An investigation dating back to January has finally confirmed that malware on point-of-sale systems may have compromised payment card data for millions of Michaels Stores ...

U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off

The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill ...

Trend Micro Releases Free Heartbleed Scanners for PC, Mobile

Heartbleed Detector, a Chrome browser plug-in, and an Android mobile app, are accessible in the Chrome Web Store and Google Play app store.

Arts and crafts store Michaels says 3 million credit cards exposed in breach

Meanwhile, Target investigators prepare for long process in nabbing hackers: As the officials investigating the Target data breach are settling in for what they believe ...

Netcraft adds Heartbleed sniffing to site-scanning browser tool

Checks if sites were vulnerable and what they’ve done about it: Internet stats clearinghouse Netcraft has released a new tool aimed at letting consumers know ...

Darknet gets its first search engine

Grams Darknet Market Search is patterned after Google and can only be accessed through the Tor browser.

Phishing scam targets Michigan public schools

Unknown attackers used the finance director’s email account to request wire transfers from the school district’s accounting department.

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