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Sophos Offers Free Data-loss Protection Apps

October 9, 2009
The move appears to be an effort to challenge similar programs sold by competing vendors.
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U.S. Changes Laptop Border Search Rules

August 28, 2009
The Department of Homeland Security defended the new rules as necessary to detect information about potential terrorism plots as well as other crimes such as child pornography and copyright infringement.
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Twitter Silenced, Facebook Slowed by Hackers

August 7, 2009
Twitter and Facebook suffered service problems from hacker attacks on Thursday, raising speculation about a coordinated campaign against the popular online social networks.
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iPhone Very Hackable: Black Hat

July 31, 2009
Researchers at the Black Hat convention reveal iPhone security vulnerabilities they say seriously compromise a user's data privacy.
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Mac Vulnerability Could Allow Data Theft

July 30, 2009
A Mac expert reveals a method of data theft that works even on encrypted information.
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Controversial 'Oracle Hacking' App to be Released

July 23, 2009
Oracle has released patches to guard against the open source Metasploit tool, but some companies may not have installed them.
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Report: Cybersecurity and People Don't Mix

July 22, 2009
Facebook and other social sites provides hackers with fertile new territory.
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Hackers Exploit Flaw in MSFT Office

July 15, 2009
Hackers have attacked Office software for Windows, using a hole that is not yet fixed.
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Is North Korea Cyber Attacking South Korea?

July 8, 2009
The websites of South Korean government agencies and financial institutions were disabled by apparent hacker attacks, possibly linked to North Korea.
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iPhone Users Combat Thieves with Tech

July 6, 2009
Thieves are increasingly targeting smartphones, but the device's owners are finding ways to fight back.
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Facebook Sees Rise in Cybercrime

June 30, 2009
Facebook users are suffering a wave of attacks by criminals who realize the platform hosts many overly trusting participants.
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Microsoft Releases PowerPoint Patch

May 13, 2009
Hackers are actively attempting to exploit holes in PowerPoint, Microsoft says.
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Cyber Chief Needed in White House, Experts say

May 4, 2009
The new cybersecurity administrator should be based in the White House itself, experts tell a Congressional panel.
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Conficker Starts Attacking PCs

April 27, 2009
Three weeks later than expected, the conficker malware program is gradually starting to attack personal computers.
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U.S. Cybersecurity Has a Long Way to Go

April 23, 2009
Danger of cyber attacks on U.S. computer system cannot be easily guarded against, according to an expert who wrote an analysis for the Obama administration.
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U.S. to Unveil 'Cyber Command' for Security

April 22, 2009
The Obama administration plans to create a new military command to focus on Pentagon computer networks and offensive capabilities in cyberwarfare.
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Phishers Getting More Cunning

April 20, 2009
McColo is offline, yet phishers are finding a way to continue to score victories.
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Microsoft: Fear Could be Driving PC Attacks

April 8, 2009
Consumers have become so concerned about PC virus attacks that they are rushing to install security apps -- many of which are fake and actually install malware.
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China Claims Not Spying Over Web

March 31, 2009
China Tuesday rejected a report suggesting it may be involved in using computer networks to spy on exiled Tibetans and foreign governments, accusing its authors of being possessed by "the ghost of the Cold War."
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