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Sean Michael Kerner - Article Archives - Page 16

Symantec: Attacks On the Rise, But Spam and Botnets Down

April 30, 2012
New data shows familiar trends of good news and bad news, with some surprises.
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IBM Gets Behind Snort, Expands Anomaly Detection

April 25, 2012
Big Blue embraces the open-source IPS signature system.
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HP Report: More Attacks, Despite Fewer New Vulnerabilities Overall

April 19, 2012
Attackers are taking advantage of high-severity and unpatched vulnerabilities, according to HP's Top Cyber Security Risks Report.
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Mac Security: A Myth?

April 13, 2012
Apple is taking steps to address the Java vulnerabilities behind the Flashback Trojan outbreak. But Java isn't the only attack vector for OS X -- and Apple users can no longer cling to the belief that Macs are virtually immune to malware.
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Microsoft Fixes Critical Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls

April 10, 2012
April's Patch Tuesday update delivers six bulletins -- including a critical fix for a core flaw that affects a long list of Microsoft applications.
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Google Patches Chrome 18 for Flash Flaws

April 6, 2012
Latest browser update includes a Flash fix that no other platform will receive.
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Global Payments: Breach Contained, But Damage Done

April 2, 2012
Visa drops credit card processor Global Payments Inc. from registry of secure providers as details emerge about theft of 1.5 million card records.
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Flash Adds Silent Security Updates

March 28, 2012
The latest version of Flash introduces an automated process for installing security updates -- and patches a security flaw demonstrated at Pwn2Own.
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Zeus Botnet Servers Seized by Feds

March 26, 2012
Working with Microsoft, U.S. Marshals raid command-and-control centers in Pennsylvania and Illinois.
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Hacktivists Surpass Organized Crime in Volume of Data Theft

March 22, 2012
Cybercriminals continued to perpetrate the majority of attacks in 2011 -- but hacktivists stole the most data, according to Verizon's latest data breach report.
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Are Data Breaches Becoming Less Costly?

March 20, 2012
The financial cost of lost and stolen data is declining overall -- but malicious attacks remain more expensive than breaches caused by negligence.
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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Critical Bug in Remote Desktop Protocol

March 13, 2012
This month's update from Redmond includes six security advisories, but a pair of IE zero-day exploits demonstrated at last week's Pwn2Own hacking contest remain unpatched.
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Browser Hacking Contests Leave $895,000 in Unclaimed Prize Money

March 12, 2012
Last-minute zero day exploits poked holes in Chrome and Firefox at CanSecWest, and a teenager won $60,000 -- but the vast majority of Google's prize money was left on table.
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Chrome Hacked at Pwn2Own and Pwnium Contests

March 8, 2012
Google's browser falls in two separate hacking challenges as researchers probe for zero-day security holes.
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Panda Security Hacked: Is Your Company's Website Safe?

March 7, 2012
Attack on security vendor offers lessons on website security.
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Chrome 17 Bug Finders Get Pay Raise

March 5, 2012
With the release of the latest update for Chrome, Google is now paying independent researchers a bounty of up to $10,000 per security flaw.
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RSA: Don't Forget to Secure Your API

March 2, 2012
APIs can be attack vectors for SQL injection and exploitation, says Layer 7's Scott Morrison at RSA Conference 2012.
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Identity Management: Enable More, Block Less

March 2, 2012
Securing infrastructure and applications is all about understanding and identifying who your users are, says CA's Mike Denning at RSA Conference 2012.
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Can the Internet Be Made Trustworthy?

March 1, 2012
Speaking at RSA Conference 2012, the CEO of Qualys points to SSL flaws, malware in third-party ads, and insecure browsers as signs that the Internet needs a fundamental overhaul of trustworthiness.
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