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Microsoft IE 8 Hit by Zero Day Flaw

May 6, 2013
New zero day flaw in IE8 is identified as being the root cause of attack against the U.S. government.
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Most Common Web Security Attack? Not SQL Injection

May 2, 2013
A new study from Whitehat finds SQL injection doesn't even make the top 10 of website security attacks.
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DDoS Attacks: Growing, but How Much?

April 26, 2013
Recent studies point to a big increase in DDoS attacks, but the truth lies in the details.
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OpenStack Hardening Security for Open Source Cloud Platform

April 19, 2013
OpenStack Security Group makes progress securing the open source cloud platform, but lots of work remains.
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Passwords Are Weak Link in Security

April 18, 2013
New Ponemon Institute report sheds light on consumer attitudes and usage of passwords. Conclusion: They don't like them very much.
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Oracle Secures Java with 41 Updates, Code Signing

April 16, 2013
Oracle nails Pwn2own flaws and expands its people and technology effort to make Java more secure.
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WordPress Sites under Brute Force Onslaught

April 15, 2013
Hosting vendors respond to attack against the open source content management system WordPress.
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Making Enterprise Penetration Testing Less Mysterious

April 12, 2013
With its Metasploit 4.6 Pro release, Rapid7 aims to make penetration testing less of a dark art and more accessible for enterprises.
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Microsoft Skips Pwn2Own IE Flaws in April Patch Tuesday

April 9, 2013
Microsoft fixes 14 CVEs in April Patch Tuesday, but outstanding issues remain, including a vulnerability demonstrated at last month's Pwn2Own event.
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Snort Founder Still Supports Open Source Security [VIDEO]

March 29, 2013
Hundreds of millions of dollars after building a commercial security vendor, Sourcefire founder Martin Roesch hasn't forgotten his open source roots.
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The Largest DDoS Ever Hits the Internet

March 27, 2013
CEO of CloudFlare explains what happened as 120 Gbps attack hit his content delivery network.
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Apple Secures Users with Two-Factor Authentication

March 22, 2013
You'll now need to jump through another hoop if you want to change an AppleID.
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Using Removable Storage Safely in a BYOD World [VIDEO]

March 18, 2013
The GM of Imation's security unit says BYOD and removable storage need not create a security risk – at least not for enterprises with a plan.
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Apple Patches Mac OS X for 21 Flaws

March 15, 2013
Mac OS X 10.8.3 gives insight into just how deep and malicious Java flaws run.
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Microsoft Patch Tues Misses Pwn2own Flaws

March 12, 2013
Microsoft fixes "evil maid" flaw but lets others that have been publicly demonstrated remain for now.
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How Akamai's Chief Security Officer Secures Millions [VIDEO]

March 11, 2013
Andy Ellis, CSO at Akamai, explains how the content dev network deals with security at a massive scale.
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Symantec CTO: Enterprise Security Still Needs Humans

March 8, 2013
As the trend toward IT automation and Big Data increases, in a video interview Symantec's CTO still sees a place for humanity in enterprise security.
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Chrome, Firefox and IE Fall at Pwn2Own 2013

March 7, 2013
Major Web browsers hacked at 2013 Pwn2own as researchers collect big prize money.
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Oracle Patches Java for McRat

March 5, 2013
Java 7 update 17 fixes two flaws, as researchers warn that even more vulnerabilities remain unpatched.
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