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Retailers one step behind, unsure how to deal with cyberattacks

Mar 24, 2014 12:20 pm

Retailers are at least one step behind when trying to prevent successful cyberattacks, with companies and users greatly at risk

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Malware, data breaches to cost $491 billion in 2014 alone

Mar 21, 2014 10:37 am

Piracy causes major issues for consumers and businesses relying on unlicensed copies of software

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Linux-based malware, spam threats offer a unique twist

Mar 20, 2014 11:43 pm

Linux-based malware used to hijack servers and send out millions of spam email messages per day

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2013 set malware record, average of 82,000 new threats every day

Mar 19, 2014 5:42 pm

Malware had a huge year in 2013, with cybercriminals perfecting their craft

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Sally Beauty Supply said less than 25,000 customers hit in data theft

Mar 18, 2014 4:44 am

Sally Beauty says less than 25,000 customers were affected during a recent successful data breach from unknown cyberattackers

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Apple-based point-of-sale Revel Systems wooing retailers

Mar 16, 2014 12:17 pm

Retailers that will be exposed to increased security risk after Windows XP end of support can switch to Apple-based solutions, Revel Systems says

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Users are first line of PC security defense, but fail miserably

Mar 15, 2014 9:43 pm

Users can't simply rely on anti-virus and anti-malware software, needing to be more careful about daily PC activities

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Cancer scam e-mail installs Zeus malware on user PCs

Mar 15, 2014 2:19 pm

New e-mail scam plays to your emotions to get you to unknowingly install Zeus malware

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Russian Kremlin gets slammed by 'powerful' cyber attack

Mar 15, 2014 11:07 am

Russian government and media sites hit by DDoS cyberattacks

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Target missed multiple warnings of major data breach underway

Mar 14, 2014 11:26 pm

Retailer Target is still dealing with backlash from a major data breach, and reportedly ignored multiple warnings which may have prevented the breach

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Universities slow to inform students, faculty of data breaches

Mar 13, 2014 7:50 pm

Universities are under fire from cybercriminals and are slow to alert those affected by security data breaches

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NSA allegedly poses as Facebook to help spread its malware

Mar 12, 2014 8:31 pm

The NSA tricked Facebook users and installed malware on PCs and devices to check hard drive contents

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NC State researchers create compromised Android detection software

Mar 8, 2014 6:20 pm

Researchers from North Carolina State University create a new Google Android malicious app detection tool

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Study: Forty percent of those hit with Cryptolocker ransomware pay up

Mar 7, 2014 9:38 pm

The Cryptolocker ransomware continues to cause issues for businesses in the US and western world, with 40% of those infected paying up

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New software goes on the hunt for infected apps in Google Play store

Mar 7, 2014 7:16 am

A new piece of software allows users to scan an app in a unique way to determine if it's malicious

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Target CIO Beth Jacob resigns due to chaos following data breach

Mar 7, 2014 5:16 am

Target CIO quits and the company will now look to hire someone from outside of the company to help clean up a very expensive mess

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Clare Computer Solutions details basic steps to PC defense

Mar 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Trying to keep PCs secure isn't just up to software companies to develop security programs - users must also be vigilant and learn to defend

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New malware makes anti-virus software 'totally useless'

Mar 5, 2014 10:20 pm

Malware threats are evolving and causing issues, with most Internet users targeted by malware and phishing attempts, data indicates

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Malware authors get creative, adapt phishing attempts based on region

Mar 5, 2014 9:23 pm

Malware authors are increasingly clever with their attempts to compromise personal information, playing with emotions and political leanings

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Web-based ads top porn as gateway to mobile malware, study says

Mar 5, 2014 12:36 pm

Mobile malware creators enjoy infecting Web ads, topping online pornography... in an effort to spread malware on mobile devices

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Security company FireEye lists most targeted countries, industries

Mar 3, 2014 10:34 pm

Global malware threats continue to grow, and security firm FireEye outlines the most targeted nations and industries

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Security firm blames Russian government for making Uroburos malware

Mar 2, 2014 11:37 pm

The nasty Uroburos malware likely came from the Russian government, security experts now claim

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Experts warn remaining bitcoin holders to prepare for malware

Mar 2, 2014 4:54 pm

bitcoin currency holders must be vigilant, preparing virus and malware defenses, security researchers warn

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Variety of malware stealing bitcoins using exploited apps

Feb 28, 2014 6:16 pm

Malware is increasingly targeting bitcoin, with users having login information remotely stolen to bitcoin exchanges and online wallets

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Mobile malware in 2013 at least doubled when compared to year before

Feb 25, 2014 12:13 pm

Kaspersky Lab warns of major growth in mobile malware in 2013, and the attacks will keep on happening in 2014

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