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Symantec working with Chinese government because of software ban

Jul 13, 2014 5:10 am

Symantec is working with Beijing to lift a reported ban on some of the company's software, as western companies walk a fine line while operating in China

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Chinese media says the Apple iPhone is a 'national security threat'

Jul 11, 2014 10:23 pm

Chinese state media say the Apple iPhone is a security threat, with its ability to track user location, among other features

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Utilities understand they face cyberattacks, but don't do enough

Jul 10, 2014 10:19 pm

Security experts are concerned that hackers will compromise utility companies and demand ransoms to be paid before turning over network access again

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Security experts use anti-malware, anti-virus to defend against APTs

Jul 9, 2014 9:10 pm

Advanced persistent threats (APTs) remain difficult to defend against, with most security pros utilizing anti-virus and anti-malware solutions first

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Kaspersky Lab announces 2015 editions of security solutions

Jul 9, 2014 12:42 am

Kaspersky Lab has announced its 2015 product lineup to keep Microsoft Windows, Google Android, and Apple OS X devices more secure from attacks

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Chinese hacker group Deep Panda targets US think tanks for Iraq data

Jul 8, 2014 2:07 pm

Responding to attacks from the militant ISIS faction on Iraqi oil infrastructure, a possibly state-affiliated Chinese hacking outfit is targeting US groups

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iPhone 6 may get location sensitive security features

Jul 7, 2014 12:04 pm

Location sensitive security would only ask for a password to unlock the iPhone on unknown networks

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Norway ends e-voting experiment due to security concerns

Jul 2, 2014 5:21 am

E-voting in Norway greatly struggled, and the country has pulled the plug on the controversial project - much to the dismay of e-voter supporters

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Symantec uncovers 'Dragonfly' group targeting western energy companies

Jul 1, 2014 10:19 pm

Symantec outlines attack strategies used by cybercriminals based in Eastern Europe interested in targeting western energy companies

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Apple two-stage iCloud authentication system launches

Jul 1, 2014 5:00 pm

Apple rolls out two-factor authentication to make iCloud apps more secure, Find My iPhone still needs a password only

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Google appeal in Wi-Fi snooping case rejected by Supreme Court

Jul 1, 2014 10:26 am

Supreme Court refuses to hear Google appeal opening the door for consumer suits to move forward in snooping case

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Microsoft battles against malware crime groups in Algeria, Kuwait

Jul 1, 2014 12:34 am

Microsoft has a legal civil suit against two individuals and a company, in an effort to clamp down on malware that hit millions of Internet users worldwide

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Cybercriminals using the cloud to successfully launch attacks

Jun 28, 2014 2:19 am

Trend Micro found hackers using cloud computing to not only launch attacks, but store command and control software in the cloud, available anywhere

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BBC apologizes for bizarre mobile app push notification

Jun 26, 2014 2:47 pm

A weird push notification was sent out to users of a BBC app, but the broadcaster has insisted security was not breached

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PayPal security 'shoddy,' Two-Factor Authentication bypassed

Jun 25, 2014 10:20 pm

PayPal two-factor authentication website problems give criminals the ability to access accounts, send money

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Around 80 percent of Flappy Bird clones installed with malware

Jun 24, 2014 11:10 pm

Malware creators are having their way with Flappy Bird clones, following the app designer pulling the plug in February

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Current cybersecurity threats are confusing and companies struggle

Jun 23, 2014 11:29 pm

Companies must try to defend against cyberattacks and keep data secure, but are left confused about evolving threats

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FBI teams up with NYPD and NYC MTA to create cybercrime task force

Jun 23, 2014 8:41 pm

The FBI, NYPD and MTA have teamed up to help defend against cyberattacks and study successful breaches in the New York region

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Companies should be more transparent and open about data breaches

Jun 23, 2014 3:02 am

Companies should be more transparent about data breaches, and trying to bury security incidents might lead to serious repercussions

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Domino's Pizza data held to ransom by hackers

Jun 17, 2014 7:08 pm

Not only did pizza chain Domino's have customer data compromised in two European countries, now a lone hacker is demanding a cash sum to keep it safe

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Growing number of apps let parents control children's smartphones

Jun 16, 2014 11:53 pm

Growing number of apps give parents the ability to remotely lock their children's smartphones and tablets

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Svpeng ransomware trojan hijacks smartphones, demands payment

Jun 16, 2014 8:45 pm

New Trojan, likely created by Russian hackers, is now in the wild, targeting U.S. and U.K. mobile banking users

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Healthcare industry working on stronger cybersecurity standards

Jun 15, 2014 7:31 am

Medical companies are under cyberattack, and it's difficult to try to keep employee records, medical patient information, and other data secure

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Anonymous cyberattacks targeting World Cup, event sponsors underway

Jun 12, 2014 7:21 pm

The Anonymous hacker collective is making good on its promise to launch cyberattacks to disrupt the 2014 World Cup, starting today in Brazil

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TweetDeck back online after XSS attack caused users to RT mystery code

Jun 11, 2014 7:11 pm

An attack on TweetDeck caused users to retweet mysterious lines of code, causing the service to be taken offline

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