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4 Simple Ways to Secure Your Email

August 05, 2010 |

Protect your business and personal email accounts by practicing these four key steps to email security.

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Spam Threat Growing, Getting Sneakier

August 04, 2010 |
New survey says spam is becoming harder for U.S. adults to distinguish from legitimate email.
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Data Breaches Continue to Plague Health Care Orgs

August 04, 2010 |
Hospitals, physicians' offices and medical centers were hit with about one-third of the significant data breaches that occurred in the first six months of 2010, according to the latest report from the Identity Theft Resource Center.
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Most Think Cyber Espionage Is Acceptable: Security Report

August 03, 2010 |

Security software vendor Sophos' midyear Security Threat Report uncovers users' cavalier attitude about cyber warfare.

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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Security Hole in Windows Shortcuts

August 03, 2010 |
IT admins get a fix to protect against malware attacks using specially crafted .LNK files that can break into all versions of Windows.
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Companies Fail DefCon Social Engineering Security Test

August 02, 2010 |
DefCon contest proves your company's greatest security weakness is likely loose-lipped employees who can be scammed into revealing sensitive data more easily than you might think.
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Out-of-band Microsoft Security Patch Coming Monday

August 02, 2010 |
With attacks already underway, Microsoft rushes out a patch for a vulnerability in how Windows processes shortcuts to local files.
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General to U.S. Officials: 'Quit Whining, Act Like a Man, Defend Yourself'

July 30, 2010 |
At Black Hat Thursday, retired General Michael Hayden, a former director of the CIA, compared cyberspace to other military domains, such as air, land, and sea, and likened it to the North German Plain during the Cold War.
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Millions of Home Routers at Risk

July 29, 2010 |
New tool demoed at the Black Hat security conference shows how easy it is to attack routers--and how to defend against those attacks.
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Mariposa Botnet Kit Supplier Arrested

July 29, 2010 |
Law enforcement agents in Slovenia working with the FBI arrested a 23 year-old Slovenian man they say is responsible for creating and selling the Butterfly botnet kit used to build the Mariposa botnet.
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Microsoft Brings Security Outreach Message to Black Hat

July 29, 2010 |
Microsoft expands security disclosure program as it tries to work closer with researchers and other software vendors, including Adobe.
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Organized Crime Involved in Most Data Breaches

July 29, 2010 |
U.S. Secret Service and Verizon also say the vast majority of breaches could have been avoided with basic precautions.
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Dell Rolls Out Security Services, Hardware for SMBs

July 29, 2010 |
Offerings for small businesses with big security needs range from a complete hardware solution from Juniper to managed services from KACE.
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Cyber Crime Costs on the Rise: Study

July 28, 2010 |
Resolving various cyber crime attacks costs the typical organization almost $4 million a year, according to the latest survey from ArcSight and the Ponemon Institute.
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Cisco Details Enterprise Security Threats

July 28, 2010 |
The Quarterly Global Threat Report offers insight into the types of attacks happening on enterprise networks. Adobe Reader/Acrobat, Sun Java, and Adobe Flash were the three most common malware targets over the first half of 2010.
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Sourcefire Launches Razorback Open Source Security Framework

July 28, 2010 |
New open source project set to correlate security information from multiple types of technologies with a defense security router.
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Black Hat USA 2010 Preview

July 27, 2010 |
At Black Hat USA 2010 Las Vegas, mobile apps, Internet infrastructure enterprise networking, and more go under the microscope starting Wednesday, as security researchers probe all manner of Internet connectivity and security issues.
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Phishers Put Old-School Twist on Online Scams

July 27, 2010 |
The Anti Phishing Working Group is now lending its expertise to the IRS to help root out online and offline phishing scams that use a combination of e-mails and faxes to steal identities.
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Microsoft: IE8 Blocked a Billion Malware Downloads

July 27, 2010 |
Microsoft's technology for blocking malware and phishing attacks appears to be paying off for users, as the company claims a cool billion potential attacks blocked.
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Mozilla Rushes Out Another Firefox Security Update

July 27, 2010 |
With the release of Firefox 3.6.8, Mozilla is fixing only one security flaw omitted from last week's release, while work progresses on Firefox 4.
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