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The company has introduced an intiative to offer security and backup solutions for everything from mobile phones to media hubs.
The UK's new deputy prime minister says it's morally the right thing to do to try Gary McKinnon in the UK.
Australian police say they've recently seen a dramatic increase in the amount of money being lost through the attacks.
The funds were stolen from Utah's Treasury Credit Union.
The applications provide encrypted voice and text solutions for Android smartphones.
The charges are connected to a 2007 theft of almost $450,000.
Japanese police have arrested two men suspect of imvolvement in a malware campaign.
The company may soon start matching Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday schedule.
Symantec researchers have found a server hosting details on 44 million stolen gaming accounts.
Nigel Smart's solution could help improve the security of sensitive data.
The vulnerabilities place any company using the software at risk.
A computer engineer found that a supposedly secure portion of the company's web site isn't.
The electronics manufacturer's site has been defaced with a 'help wanted' notice stating that the facility is a good place to commit suicide.
The company says the vulnerabilities could give an attacker complete control of the affected system.
The company has warned of serious vulnerabilities in its Cisco Network Building Mediator products.
Mark Gasson says he's the first person in the world to be infected with a computer virus.
The bank has disclosed two recently security breaches involving company insiders.
Version 0.96.1 patches a number of key vulnerabilities.
Brian Thomas Mettenbrink has been sentenced to a year in jail for a denial of service attack against the Church of Scientology.
More than 122 medical devices have been infected over the past 14 months.
Trending topics on Twitter are being used to fool victims into downloading malware.
The method, called tabnapping, takes advantage of the fact that most people leave multiple browser tabs open at once.
The company has announced plans to buy Trust Digital.
Media Temple was recently hit by a crippling DDoS attack.
Aimed at small businesses, Symantec's new suite--due out next month--bridges the gap between classic endpoint security, and backup and recovery.
It's important not to overlook disaster recovery when making plans to secure your small business's data.
University of Calgary researchers say public Wi-Fi connections could be used to bombard computers with adware.
An appeals court has overturned Kevin Trudeau's 30-day prison sentence.
According to VeriSign iDefense, bot herders are renting out botnets for £5.99 an hour.
The kit is designed to probe the visitor's browser for known security vulnerabilities.
Eset recently purchased the anti-spam provider.
The flaw was first disclosed in May of 2008.
The addition of a playable Pac-Man game to the site made some users think they'd been hit by malware.
General Keith Alexander is now in charge of U.S. Cyber Command.
ReclaimPrivacy.org offers an online tool to help Facebook users check the privacy of their accounts.
More than $800,000 was stolen from a customer's online account in 2009.
The project has been updated to version 10.6.1.0.
The company has added the option of SSL encryption to its search offering.
The speed of its spread has security experts worried.
Adrian Lamo was recently hospitalized for Asperger's Disorder.
ZDNet's Dancho Danchev compares Hotmail's new security features with those of Gmail.
The company gave out malware-ridden drives at the recent AUScert security conference.
Database security firm Secerno will be bought by Oracle.
U.S. Reps have asked for detailed information about the Internet traffic that Google inadvertently collected when it equipped the cars in its StreetView fleet with software designed to collect only basic, non-sensitive Wi-Fi data.
The documentary 'Hackers Wanted' had never been released.
A German forum for trading stolen financial data was recently hacked.
Secerno makes a series of hardware and software products for database protection.
The new UK home secretary has halted Gary McKinnon's extradition for review.
An email offers a beta of the software as an attached zip file, which contains malware.
The episode is being used as bait to trick victims into downloading rogue anti-virus software.
Under the terms of the settlement, Heartland will make up to $41.4 million available to eligible MasterCard card issuers.
3FN's assets have been seized and will be sold.
A Sophos survey finds that 60 percent of users are considering quitting Facebook due to privacy issues.
The flaw was uncovered by Alert Logic senior security analyst M.J. Keith.
The updates include Java 6 Update 20 from mid-April, as well as other previously missing Java 6 updates.
Michael Frost has been accused of using his school's computer network to launch DDoS attacks.
Todd Davis has been a victim of identity theft far more frequently than had previously been reported.
The company's head of public policy says the new privacy options will be available within the next few weeks.
Among the improvements will be the ability to link a specific computer to a user's account.
The deal will cost Symantec approximately $1.28 billion.
Symantec researchers are warning of a site that specifically targets users of a leading prepaid debit card service.
Chelsea soccer fans recently changed the team's recorded message.
The site was shut down after a hacker demonstrated that he could view 168,000 passengers' personal information.
Version 3.4.8 of the file and print server patches two denial of services vulnerabilities.
The company will share vulnerabilities with governments worldwide before they're patched, in order to help secure critical infrastructure and assets.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation says browsers provide Web sites with enough data to get a unique picture of their visitors about 94 percent of the time.
The Federal Trade Commission is trying to determine whether manufacturers and resellers are warning customers about privacy issues surrounding data stored on the machines' hard drives.
Lookout has received $11 million in a funding round led by Accel Partners.
Mix-and-match open source substitutes for commercial security software with this list of popular commercial apps and their open source counterparts.
If you don't encrypt your database, a hacker could steal all the passwords and usernames stored there. Safeguard your data using the encryption techniques that PHP offers.
According to Sophos security researchers, the attack is designed to infect users' PCs with revenue-generating adware.
The site is designed to expose the privacy risks inherent in using Facebook.
A Symantec update recently identified a component of World of Warcraft as potentially malign.
Users of PostgreSQL 7 and 8 have been advised to update their installations.
Banker Trojans targeting smartphones have appeared in recent months.
According to PhishLabs researchers, phishing can be a very lucrative way to make a living.
Internet users who leave their Wi-Fi networks unprotected can be fined up to 100 euros.
Researchers at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business have found that health care organizations are still leaking significant amounts of private medical data over file sharing networks.
Version 5.1.47 is expected to patch three security vulnerabilities.
Ukranian hacker Sergey Valeryevich Storchark allegedly helped Albert Gonzalez sell stolen credit card data.
The company will start offering encrypted search this week.
Jesse William McGraw broke into more than 14 computers at Dallas' North Central Medical Plaza.
The company recently admitted that its Street View vehicles have been collecting samples of payload data from open Wi-Fi networks.
Computer scientists recently determind that car computer systems were surprisingly easy to hack.
Whitfield 'Whit' Diffie is ICANN's new vice president for information security and cryptography.
A laptop containing information on 9,600 patients was stolen in March.
A stolen laptop contained a significant amount of private data.
Version 2.7.0 of the instant messenger application addresses a denial of service issue.
Telephony denial of service attacks are being used as a diversionary tactic while hackers empty a victim's bank account.
Facebook won't name the hacker, but says he's based out of Russia.
Columbia University scientists have developed a chip design that checks for surreptitiously installed backdoors.
The attackers send e-mails to Google Groups members asking them to update their e-mail settings by clicking on a link.
The final project for the degree will be an investigation into a new technique for examining digital data.
A Sunbelt Software researcher has discovered a tool that creates botnets controlled by Twitter accounts.
Polish bank BPS is now using biometrics instead of PINs.
Imperva researchers have discovered a botnet that uses Web servers to launch denial of service attacks.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group says the Avalanche phishing gang was responsible for two thirds of all phishing attacks in the second half of 2009.
The company will stop issuing security updates for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows 2000 as of July 13.
A federal judge has given the FBI access to school computers and thousands of images taken of high school students.
US District Judge Joan Lenard says the punishment does not match the magnitude of the crime.
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