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Top 10 Email Malware Threats

September 16, 2010 |

Despite spam and malware filters, email-borne Trojans and exploits continue to thrive, propagated by file attachments and embedded URLs. We rank the worst offenders and offer tips for protecting your network.

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Another Busy Patch Tuesday for Security Admins

September 14, 2010 |
Microsoft serves up a fresh batch of vulnerability fixes for September.
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Why Facebook Is a Growing Concern for Your Business

September 14, 2010 |

Social networks should not be taken lightly --n ot by your employees and not by you. Chris Null asks, "What impact might Facebook activity have on corporate endeavors?"

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CCNY Students Feel Sting of Data Security Mishap

September 13, 2010 |
More than 7,000 students attending City College of New York this week are receiving the bad news that their most sensitive personal information is up for grabs.
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'Here You Have' Spam Outbreak Leaves Enterprises Reeling

September 13, 2010 |
IT administrators are still cleaning up their email servers after last week's potent 'Here You Have' virus inundated corporate servers with billions of spam messages.
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Malicious Website Tally Grows to 57,000 Per Week: Report

September 10, 2010 |
A three-month survey of the malware landscape finds that hackers are putting up thousands of bogus sites to steal users' banking and other personal information.
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Is Microsoft Looking to Buy Symantec?

September 10, 2010 |
Rumors and speculation over the possible takeover of Symantec, a valuable IT security acquisition, appear to have started a small buying spree for Symantec's stock.
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Four Hidden WLAN Security Threats

September 09, 2010 |
You may think your Wi-Fi network is secure, but unless you've addressed these four security threats, you may have left your corporate wireless network vulnerable to hackers.
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Apple Hustles to Rid Ping of Spam

September 08, 2010 |
New social network on iTunes attracts more than one million users and more than its fair share of spam.
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Mozilla Firefox 3.6.9 Security Updates Follow Microsoft's Lead

September 08, 2010 |
Mozilla is taking a page from Microsoft IE's security features as it updates the Firefox browser for 10 critical flaws.
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Google Researcher Finds New MSFT Zero-Day Exploit

September 08, 2010 |
Microsoft was caught off guard by public disclosure of a new zero-day hole in Internet Explorer 8. But the hacker who published the exploit says he notified Microsoft in advance and only acted after the company ignored him.
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Pentagon Cybersecurity Boss Vows Privacy Protections

September 07, 2010 |
At O'Reilly Gov 2.0 Summit, Gen. Keith Alexander, head of U.S. Cyber Command pledges that national security and individual privacy are not working at cross purposes.
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Microsoft Looks to 'Mitigate' Security Flaws With Updated Tool

September 04, 2010 |
Microsoft says it is shipping the newest version of an administrator's tool that helps manage key mitigation parameters in order to help corporate customers stay safer.
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Twitter Retools App, Link Policies, Sparks Privacy Worries

September 03, 2010 |
Microblogging service alerts users to two changes to how third-party applications integrate with the site, raising privacy concerns in the process.
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Microsoft Releases 'Fix It' for DLL Hole

September 03, 2010 |
The company moves to help thwart attacks that can seize control of users' systems by taking advantage of shoddy programming practices.
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Why SCADA Security Matters--And What You Should Know About It

September 02, 2010 |

Worst case scenarios of distributed SCADA attacks include bringing down the power grid to a major metropolitan city, yet most SCADA experts are not security experts--and vice versa.

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The Best Security for Wireless Email

September 01, 2010 |
Sending email over a wireless network, either Wi-Fi or your mobile carrier's data network, is a risky proposition. Learn how to protect your corporate and personal communication.
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IT Security Workers Are Most Gullible of All: Study

August 31, 2010 |
Study shows that even security professionals aren't terribly good at deflecting social engineering attacks --a problem that their organizations' IT departments must solve.
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Review: EncryptStick Digital Privacy Manager

August 31, 2010 |

EncryptStick Digital Privacy Manager from ENC Security Systems--free for a limited-capacity version, $39.99 unlimited--offers unparalleled security for USB devices.

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CA Snares Arcot for Identity Management

August 30, 2010 |
The software developer bolsters its security portfolio with the acquisition of Arcot, a provider of cloud-based advanced authentication and fraud prevention applications.
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