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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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Deloitte: Financial Services Firms Prioritize IAM

August 30, 2010 |
While financial services firms across the world continue to make budget cuts, Deloitte says the knife has passed over many information security budgets, and those firms are turning their attention to Identity and Access Management (IAM).
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New 64-Bit Windows Rootkit Already 'In The Wild'

August 27, 2010 |
An updated rootkit already floating around the Internet may be a new milestone in how to break into Windows.
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Top 5 Riskiest Places to Go Online

August 27, 2010 |
Traveling for business? Thinking of outsourcing to Russia? AVG compiled data for 144 countries and ranked the safest--and the most dangerous--destinations from which to go online.
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Malware Scam Uses Celebrity Deaths as Lure

August 27, 2010 |
New malware campaign sends unsolicited emails with subjects indicating that a celebrity has died in car crash. If you open the accompanying file, the only wreck will be on your PC or mobile device.
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Security Breach Exposes UConn Applicants Personal Information

August 26, 2010 |
More than 10,000 applicants at the University of Connecticut are being notified by school officials that their personal data was exposed earlier this month when a university laptop was stolen.
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Devastating Military Security Breach Exposed Combat Data

August 26, 2010 |
U.S. official confirms a 2008 cyber attack that infected computers used to monitor U.S. combat troops and activities in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Security Product Watch, August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010 |
Security vendors fare well as Inc. magazine releases its Inc 500/5000 list, which identifies companies across many industries with significant growth.
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Microsoft Was Warned of DLL Vulnerability a Year Ago

August 24, 2010 |
A security hole in the internals of many Windows applications could lead to an unprecedented rewrite of many popular programs.
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More Windows Apps at Risk Following iTunes Patch?

August 20, 2010 |
A European security firm started out to warn Apple that iTunes for Windows had a critical fault, but now another security sleuth says it affects dozens of other programs, as well.
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DIY Facebook Malware Kit Digs for Login Credentials

August 18, 2010 |
A new do-it-yourself malware kit called Facebook Hacker is extremely easy to use and, according to security experts, particularly adept at snaring passwords for Facebook, as well as other sites.
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Half of Enterprise Employees Would Steal IP: Survey

August 17, 2010 |
A new study finds disquieting attitudes toward corporate data theft, with higher-paid employees the most likely to swipe intellectual property on their way out the door.
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How To Defeat The U.S. In Cyberspace

August 16, 2010 |
An ethical hacker builds a master plan to crush America--or teach it how to defend itself.
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Symantec Warns of New Wave of Trojan Spam

August 16, 2010 |
Latest attack contains information-stealing malware hidden in innocuous-looking attachments that masquerade as resumes, photos and sales leads.
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Hackers Infiltrate Red Cross Website - Again

August 13, 2010 |
For the second time this year, hackers have compromised one of the humanitarian organization's websites with malware that can capture visitors' personal information.
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Microsoft's Patch Plugs 'Spoofing' Exploit

August 13, 2010 |
One of Tuesday's patches could protect users from hackers trying to steal a user's identity and gain control of his or her system.
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Breach Exposes 126K Florida Students' Info

August 12, 2010 |
Officials at six community colleges in Florida are notifying more than 126,000 students that their personal information was exposed online after something went amiss during a software upgrade.
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Linux Security, Then and Now

August 12, 2010 |

At LinuxCon 2010, experts discuss Linux kernel security and the implications of adapting 1960s technology to meet 21st-century threats.

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SMS-Sending Trojan Targets Android Smartphones

August 11, 2010 |
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have identified a Trojan that embeds itself in Android-based mobile devices and runs up texting charges by sending messages to premium-rate numbers.
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