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Google Warns of New Malware Targeting Vietnamese Activists

March 31, 2010 |
In the midst of its standoff with China over censorship, Google details hackers' activity designed to set up a botnet and launch a cyber attack against a very specific target.
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Data Theft Trojans, Black Market Cybercrime Tools on the Rise

March 31, 2010 |
Panda Security's latest report says banker Trojans represent more that 60 percent of new cyber security threats, while traditional viruses are making a comeback.
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Microsoft Issues Out-of-Band Internet Explorer Security Patch

March 30, 2010 |
Microsoft fixes a gaping security hole in Internet Explorer 6 and 7, plus tosses in fixes for nine other critical security flaws in the same out-of-band patch.
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Apple Fixes 53 Security Vulnerabilities in Mac OS X

March 30, 2010 |
New Mac 10.6.3 update addresses a long list of security and stability issues.
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Microsoft to Patch Bugs in IE6 and IE7

March 30, 2010 |
Microsoft will ship a patch that fixes a new zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer 6 and 7, driven by the urgency of attacks in the wild--so who's at risk this time?
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Microsoft: IE's Defense in Depth Not Fool-Proof

March 30, 2010 |
Microsoft touts 'defense in depth' as an effective deterrent after a white hat hacker last week demonstrated a complete takeover of Windows 7 running Internet Explorer 8.
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IE8, Firefox, Safari, and iPhone Fall to Pwn2own Hackers

March 25, 2010 |
As expected, security researchers found exploits in all of the targeted platforms in a contest that put browser security to the test.
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Purloined PC Results in Data Theft for Thousands of Students

March 24, 2010 |
More than 7,000 Vanderbilt University students had their personal information compromised last month after a thief made off with a professor's desktop computer.
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Pwn2Own Hackers Try to Take Down Browsers

March 24, 2010 |
This year's hacking contest will put Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox on the firing line. Should we be worried?
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Mozilla Scrambles to Close Firefox Vulnerability

March 23, 2010 |
Mozilla patches a critical flaw that a few weeks ago it doubted even existed.
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Better Backups Mean Better Data Security

March 22, 2010 |
Guard against malware and protect your data by configuring your PC to be as "bullet-proof" as possible.
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Google Hardens Browser Ahead of Critical Hacker Test

March 19, 2010 |
Google patches Chrome for eight vulnerabilities that could have left users at risk.
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7 Cool, Free Security Applications

March 17, 2010 |
Eric Geier offers an interesting list of free security apps, including biometric logins, encrypting flash drives, and locking down public workstations.
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Microsoft Offers IE Exploit Workaround, Promises Patch

March 15, 2010 |
On the heels of a researcher releasing an exploit for a newly discovered security hole, Microsoft has vowed to deliver a speedy patch and to help out worried users.
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Improve Windows Security with Smart Cards

March 12, 2010 |
Security authentication and single-sign on are among the benefits to enterprises using Vista and smart cards.
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Apple Updates Safari for 16 Flaws

March 12, 2010 |
More than half the Apple browser's security flaws are in the WebKit rendering engine, which is also used by Google's Chrome.
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Westin Hotel's POS Hacked

March 12, 2010 |
A cyber attack breached the Los Angeles Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites point-of-sale systems for several months last year.
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Hacker Releases Metasploit Exploit for IE Zero-Day Hole

March 11, 2010 |
What started as 'targeted' attacks may now expand into a full-blown pandemic, since a hacker figured out how to turn hints into a Metasploit exploit module.
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Increase Laptop Security with BitLocker

March 10, 2010 |

If your laptop is running either the Ultimate or Enterprise editions of Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you can take advantage of the BitLocker feature to encrypt the hard drive. Here's how.

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Vodafone HTC Smartphone Ships With Malware

March 10, 2010 |
Panda Security discovered Confiker, Mariposa, and Lineage password stealing malware samples installed on a recently purchased Vodafone HTC Magic smartphone.
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