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Microsoft Reports Over 10,000 Zero-Day Attacks

July 02, 2010 |
Microsoft continues to work on a patch for a zero-day security exploit published last month but, in the meantime, real-world attacks are picking up steam.
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'Twilight: Eclipse' Malware Leverages 'Poisoned' Search Results

July 01, 2010 |
Fans of the 'Twilight' vampire saga could be in for a nasty surprise while searching the Web for movie information.
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Gartner Security Summit News Round-Up

July 01, 2010 |

Annual IT security gathering urges attendees to adopt more pragmatic, risk-centric, business-focused approaches.

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Adobe Shores Up Security Holes in Reader, Acrobat

June 30, 2010 |
The updates fix more than a dozen known exploits, including a PDF vulnerability that hackers were using to usurp control of users' computers.
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Top Cybersecurity Threat Is Customers, Experts Say

June 30, 2010 |
Educating consumers presents issues, but with business, government, and individuals all working together, panelists were optimistic about our cyber security future.
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McAfee Serves Up Cloud Security Suite

June 29, 2010 |
New cloud-based security service helps protect companies from malware without the need for any on-premise software or hardware.
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HP Expands TippingPoint Security

June 29, 2010 |
First new releases debut after HP's 3Com acquisition, but full integration of the two companies' products is still a work in progress.
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SSL Certificates In Use Today Aren't All Valid

June 28, 2010 |
New study examines 119 million domain names to discover some surprising results into how many are using SSL properly.
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Database Gaffe Exposes Florida Student, Faculty Data

June 28, 2010 |
Thousands of students and dozens of faculty members had their names, social security numbers and other PII exposed for months before officials locked down an unsecured database.
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Anthem Blue Cross Cops to Massive Data Breach

June 25, 2010 |
The Social Security numbers and medical records of more than 230,000 members are exposed after the health insurer failed to secure its corporate website.
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Universities Respond to Obama's Request for More Cybersecurity Gurus

June 25, 2010 |
The Obama administration's leadership is motivating colleges and universities to step up and train an army of cyber warriors.
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Twitter Settles Security Complaint With FTC

June 24, 2010 |

Microblogging service Twitter agrees to settlement with Federal Trade Commission regarding high-profile security breaches that dogged the site in early 2009.

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Mozilla Firefox 3.6.4 Delivers Stability and Security

June 23, 2010 |
Out-of-Process plug-in support comes to open source Web browser, providing new crash protection for Linux and Windows users.
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Botnets Will Dominate Cyberattacks Through 2013: Gartner

June 22, 2010 |
While not sophisticated, botnets are a resilient method for launching attacks against government and business, says Gartner.
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ICANN Maps Out Internet Defense

June 21, 2010 |
The domain name system’s managing body pushes DNSSEC as the way forward to make the Internet a safer place for all.
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Ashcroft: Cybersecurity Takes a Village

June 21, 2010 |
Former attorney general argues for making security an institutional priority, outlines parallel between information security and 'war on terror.'
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Microsoft Sues Spammers Who Abused Its Spam Filters

June 18, 2010 |
In yet another move to take a bite out of cybercrime, Microsoft's Digital Crime Unit sues over one of the largest spam attacks ever.
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Microsoft and E-Fraud Group Aim to Stop ID Theft

June 18, 2010 |
New app helps to cut down on phishing, ID theft, and account compromises by letting investigators quickly report stolen credentials and credit card numbers.
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Review: Kanguru Remote Management Console Cloud Edition

June 17, 2010 |
Perfect for SMBs, KRMC Cloud ($19.95 per drive per year) offers affordable thumb drive security with a public cloud service.
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Windows XP Zero-Day Exploit Spawns Attacks

June 17, 2010 |
So-called "limited" attacks have appeared since a security researcher revealed a hack that could put Windows XP users at risk of attack.
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