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FTC speaking with Apple regarding healthcare privacy of HealthKit

Nov 14, 2014 1:34 am

FTC is speaking with Apple regarding Apple Watch health data privacy

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Automakers step up in their effort to protect driver privacy

Nov 13, 2014 11:30 pm

Automakers in the United States have given the FTC a letter regarding customer privacy

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BlackBerry teams up with Samsung for stronger mobile security

Nov 13, 2014 10:30 pm

BlackBerry and Samsung teamed up to provide BlackBerry mobile security on Samsung smartphones and tablets

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Department of Homeland Security uses drones to patrol US-Mexico border

Nov 13, 2014 9:34 pm

Half of the expansive US-Mexico border is being protected by drones only

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NFC technology under fire by hackers, finding security loopholes

Nov 13, 2014 7:37 pm

NFC can make it easier for consumers to make mobile payments, but the technology also comes with security concerns

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Companies struggle against attacks, while criminals enjoy themselves

Nov 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Cybercriminals are having their way with companies and private networks, as cybersecurity struggles seemingly only increase

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Survey finds 77 percent feel 'confident' in their security controls

Nov 11, 2014 5:10 pm

Data breaches continue to pile up, but it seems quite a few IT professionals and company executives feel "confident" in current security efforts

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Major US Postal Service breach hits millions of employees, customers

Nov 10, 2014 8:57 pm

More than 750,000 employees and millions of USPS customers hit by data breach

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Apple iOS security flaw leaves most devices vulnerable

Nov 10, 2014 7:58 pm

Apple has been informed of attacks that utilize security flaws in the iOS mobile operating system on its iPhones and iPads

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Software maker AVG being approached by potential buyers

Nov 7, 2014 8:00 pm

Several private-equity firms and at least one tech company have approached AVG Technologies about a possible acquisition, according to the WSJ

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Smartphone owners cannot be bothered to lock their devices

Nov 5, 2014 5:26 pm

New research from UC Berkeley researchers find some smartphone owners don't believe they have content worth stealing, and others just don't lock phones

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Almost half of Californians at risk in 2013 due to data breaches

Oct 29, 2014 6:32 pm

A whopping 18.5 million people in California had their personal information stolen in 2013, as data breaches mount

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Cybercriminals find success using targeted attacks against companies

Oct 28, 2014 10:30 am

Targeted attacks increased three percent in 2014, with 12 percent of companies saying they suffered at least one targeted attack, Kaspersky Lab says

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Biometric palm scans helping boost security in healthcare industry

Oct 27, 2014 7:47 pm

Hospitals want to find new methods to keep patient records secure, and are finding success using palm scanner biometric technology

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Apple CEO Tim Cook recently was in China to discuss privacy

Oct 27, 2014 6:38 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Chinese government officials to discuss privacy concerns as it wants to expand Apple Pay into China

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Hacker given 21 month prison sentence for involvement in cybercrimes

Oct 26, 2014 4:25 pm

Hacker involved in multi-million-dollar fraud ring sentenced to 21 months in prison

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Connected car security is often overlooked by automakers

Oct 26, 2014 10:02 am

As the number of connected cars hit the roads, automakers are largely neglecting security, according to computer security specialists

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US government investigating medical device security, as threats rise

Oct 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The DHS is investigating several medical products to ensure they cannot be hacked by cybercriminals

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Illegal drone flights over sports stadiums pose a security risk

Oct 21, 2014 8:30 pm

There is growing security concerns because of small drones illegally flying over sports stadiums

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Apple not too worried about FBI's interest in stopping encryption

Oct 20, 2014 1:30 pm

Despite public statements from FBI Director James Comey, Apple and Google are stepping up encryption efforts to keep users safer from outside snooping

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Pres. Obama wants increased debit, credit card security after breaches

Oct 17, 2014 9:30 pm

Following several high-profile data breaches, Pres. Obama wants to increase debit and credit card security to help better protect U.S. consumers

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MasterCard rolling out new credit card with fingerprint sensor in 2015

Oct 17, 2014 8:40 pm

MasterCard is rolling out a new credit card with a fingerprint sensor, opening up the door to contactless payments

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Mobile malware threats rising, but actual infection rates still low

Oct 14, 2014 8:35 pm

Mobile malware is still in its infancy, but cybercriminals are finding new attack methods to infect mobile users

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Smartphones, tablets in police custody being remotely wiped

Oct 10, 2014 8:29 pm

Smartphones and tablets the police have in custody are being remotely wiped, leaving authorities perplexed

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Russian government won't crackdown on Internet following cyberattacks

Oct 1, 2014 6:46 pm

The Russian government has withstood millions of cyberattacks, but won't impose restrictions against Internet users

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