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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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HACKERS attempt to BLACKMAIL PLASTIC SURGEONS

Nip, tuck and pwn: Cybercrooks attempted to extort a chain of cosmetic surgeons after hacking into its systems and stealing an estimated 480,000 files stuffed ...

Rushed Heartbleed fixes may expose users to more attacks

In the race to protect themselves from the Heartbleed vulnerability, enterprises could be opening themselves up to new attacks if they aren’t careful.

FOUR DAYS: that’s how long it took to crack Galaxy S5 biometrics

Sammy’s newbie cooked slower than iPhone, also costs more to build: The much-hyped fingerprint scanner on Samsungs latest flagship handset the Galaxy S5 has already ...

Oracle working on at least 13 Heartbleed fixes

Big Red’s cloud is safe and Oracle Linux 6 has been patched, but Java has some issues: Oracle has emitted its formal advice about Heartbleed, ...

eWEEKChat April 23: New-Gen Fabrics, Software-Defined Networking: Removing Old Roadblocks

On April 23, at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST/7 p.m. GMT, @eWEEKnews will host a special eWEEKChat event, our 19th, on new-gen networking. Plan to ...

Pentagon to triple its security workforce by 2016

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently announced the recruitment efforts during a speech in Fort Meade, Md.

Lost your credit card PIN? No worries! Get a new one – over SMS

Mobe firm gets PCI DSS green light for text-crypto service: Text messaging isnt secure. It was never meant to be, as befits something which the ...

Snowden-inspired crypto-email service Lavaboom launches

German service pays tribute to Lavabit: Lavaboom, a new German-based and supposeldyNSA-proof email service , will go into private beta this week with a mission ...

Eugene Kaspersky: Ukraine conflict hurts enterprise security

With governments occupied, criminals could capitalize: As governments around the world continue to wrangle for a peaceful solution to the political tensions in the Ukraine, ...

Kaspersky’s Security for Virtualization pushed to XenServer and HyperV

Platform looks to slim down security protections in virtual instances: Kaspersky is extending its Security for Virtualuzation Light Agent security tool to the Citrix XenServer ...

Tech manufacturer’s online payment system breached

LaCie confirmed an unauthorized party used malware to access its online payment system for almost a year and could have stolen customer information.

Hacker Underground: How Markets for Cyber-Tools, Stolen Data Work

Cyber-criminals, hacking tools and black marketplaces have spawned an entirely new economy: a deep and complex underground one of its own.

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