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Threats - Article Archives - Page 219

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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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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