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Facebook Contends With Latest 'Likejacking' Scam

June 02, 2010 |
The latest clickjacking scheme on Facebook managed to trick hundreds of thousands of users into "liking" and posting malicious links on their personal pages.
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Hackers Make a Mess of Mop.com

June 02, 2010 |
Malware scamsters have weaseled their way into an unknown number of online gaming accounts on the popular Chinese entertainment site.
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Symantec Eyes Cloud Security for Smartphones, Internet Devices

May 28, 2010 |
The world's largest security software maker invested an undisclosed amount in Mocana, a San Francisco security firm that specializes in protecting connected devices beyond the PC.
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Enhance Desktop Security Using Virtualization

May 24, 2010 |
Using PC virtualization can add a layer of defense against malware and other types of security compromises to your desktop.
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Eight Whole Disk Encryption Options

May 20, 2010 |

Whether you need a free solution or have a budget to spend, whole disk encryption is a must-have. We lay out a few good alternatives.

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Hackers Find New Opening With 'Lost' Finale

May 19, 2010 |
The popular ABC drama is in its final season and hackers are preying on viewers' interest to spread all sorts of malware.
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Microsoft Warns of Hole in 64-bit Windows

May 19, 2010 |
Microsoft says it's working on a patch for a security vulnerability discovered in some 64-bit versions of Windows and Windows Server, but downplays the risk of system takeovers.
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Google Apologizes for Snaring Wi-Fi Data

May 17, 2010 |
Under pressure from German data-collection authorities, search giant confesses that its Street View cars have been inadvertently collecting unsecured network information.
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Software Piracy Cost Companies $51B: BSA Report

May 13, 2010 |
Global software piracy continued virtually unabated in 2009, costing software developers an estimated $51 billion, according to a survey by the Business Software Alliance.
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Mozilla Expands Plugin Checker for Rival Browsers

May 13, 2010 |
Effort to identify at-risk plugins moves beyond Firefox to include Internet Explorer and other browsers, but does it work?
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Security Firm Finds Gaps in Popular AV Software

May 12, 2010 |
Researchers at Matousec are warning that a kernel-level attack can be used by hackers to bypass leading security software applications for Windows-based PCs and devices.
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Patch Tuesday Plugs Holes in Microsoft Windows, Office

May 11, 2010 |
Microsoft releases two 'critical' patches for Windows and Office in May's Patch Tuesday drop, making things a little easier for IT administrators compared to last month.
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Yahoo Messenger Users Targeted By Clever Worm

May 07, 2010 |
Instant messaging fans using Yahoo Messenger have been infected by a worm that's disguised as a photo link from a member of a user's contact list.
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Microsoft: Only Two 'Critical' Patches Coming Tuesday

May 07, 2010 |
May's "Patch Tuesday" drop will be relatively painless, with only two "critical" patches to deal with. But why isn't last week's SharePoint flaw being addressed?
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Smartphones Mean Enterprise Data Security Risks

May 04, 2010 |
Enterprises need tools now to deal with mobile devices along with enforceable means to prevent truly sensitive data from flowing to handhelds, says Sonny Discini.
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IE Use Continues to Drop

May 04, 2010 |
Perhaps because of security concerns, use of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has continued to drop worldwide.
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Microsoft Scrambles to Patch New SharePoint Security Hole

May 01, 2010 |
New zero-day flaw could enable attacks on Microsoft's SharePoint Server if a user clicks a booby-trapped link, giving new meaning to the term SharePoint collaboration.
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DIY Malware Kits Growing in Number, Toxicity

April 29, 2010 |
Latest report from M86 Security finds that so-called exploit kits are becoming more common and affordable for hackers looking to jumpstart their malware activities.
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Microsoft Sees Infected PC Numbers Climbing

April 28, 2010 |
Microsoft says it is cleaning malware from a growing number of compromised PCs, but users and administrators can increase interception and improve prevention of security breaches.
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McAfee Moves On Following Massive Miscue

April 27, 2010 |
After a quality-assurance gaffe distributed a faulty virus update last week, security vendor McAfee and its customers look back at what went wrong.
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