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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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Apple Updates Mac to OS X 10.6.4 for Security

June 16, 2010 |
Dozens of security fixes are made in the latest Snow Leopard update from Apple, and a few feature fixes, too.
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Calif. Hospitals Hit With Stiff Data Security Fines

June 14, 2010 |
Five California hospitals were fined a total of $675,000 last week by the state's Department of Public Health for failing to prevent unauthorized access to patients' data.
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FCC Issues Warning, FBI Investigates iPad Breach

June 14, 2010 |
Alarmed at the recent exposure of more than 100,000 iPad users' data, FCC issues a warning on cybersecurity. Meanwhile, AT&T seeks to reassure customers that all's well.
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New World Cup Malware Features One-Two Combination

June 11, 2010 |
A new World Cup-themed malware campaign is incorporating a two-pronged strategy to target and infect large Brazilian finance, chemical and manufacturing firms.
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Keeping Pace with Data Encryption Laws

June 11, 2010 |
At both the state and federal levels, a bevy of bills and laws are proposed or in effect, which require securing and even encrypting PII.
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Microsoft Warns of Security Flaw in Windows XP

June 11, 2010 |
Windows XP may be nine years old but, as the most popular version of Windows, it leaves a lot of users in a precarious position when a serious security hole pops up.
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AT&T Gaffe Exposes 114,000 iPad E-Mail Accounts

June 10, 2010 |
The security hole that allowed at least one organization to access e-mail accounts belonging to iPad owners including Michael Bloomberg and Rahm Emanuel has been closed, AT&T says.
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HP, Symantec Extend Security Pact to Safeguard PCs

June 10, 2010 |
Leading security software vendor and the world's largest computing company announced a multi-year deal that will keep Norton Internet Security on all HP PCs for free for 60 days.
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Adobe Preps Crucial Flash Fix

June 09, 2010 |
Adobe Systems says it will issue an important patch for an exploit to its popular Flash Player later this week, and fixes for Reader and Acrobat by month's end.
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Microsoft Fixes Three 'Critical' Security Holes

June 09, 2010 |
With only three "critical" vulnerabilities to patch in June, you'd think that it was going to be an easy week for system administrators -- but you'd be wrong.
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HP Lands Air Force Cyber Defense Contract

June 08, 2010 |
HP will be providing infrastructure and applications integration for a Cyber Control System designed to provide strategic information and identify cyber threats for the USAF.
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Buying Guide for Cloud-based E-mail

June 08, 2010 |

We outline the key considerations for companies looking to make informed, risk-sensitive, purchasing decisions when selecting a cloud-based e-mail solution.

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Botnet Takes Control of Penn State Computer

June 08, 2010 |
A university computer holding the social security numbers and other critical data for 15,800 students was communicating with a botnet's command-and-control center for months.
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Adobe Flash, PDF at Zero-Day Vulnerability Risk Again

June 07, 2010 |
Adobe warns of serious security flaws in flash and PDF that could be leaving millions of users open to attack.
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