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Microsoft releases their Security Intelligence Report Vol. 8

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Out late last night was the newest security report from Microsoft. Titled Security Intelligence Report (SIR) Volume 8 it is a comprehensive look at the state of our ever evolving threats when it comes to software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware) and other potentially dangerous unwanted software. The...
Microsoft releases their Security Intelligence Report Vol. 8

Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

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In the last week, Chinese-speaking Internet users and amateur hackers have added further proof to a security report that tied a prolific Chinese hacking group to China's People's Liberation Army....
Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

Project Blitzkrieg warns of mass cyberattacks against U.S. banks

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A new security report by McAfee confirms that cybercriminals claiming to hack into hundreds of bank accounts next spring is a "credible threat." [Read more]...
Project Blitzkrieg warns of mass cyberattacks against U.S. banks

FUD alert: 72% of all Android apps on Google Play access permissions they shouldn't

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Just days after the last mobile security report that emphasized Android malware is up 580 percent, here’s another one that should make you more worried than you need to be. The 14-page report from security firm Bit9 is titled “Pausing Google Play: More Than 100,000 Android Apps May Pose Security...
FUD alert: 72% of all Android apps on Google Play access permissions they shouldn't

India is the world’s largest source of spam, UK no longer among the ‘Dirty Dozen’: Sophos

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Security and data protection solutions provider Sophos this morning announced the publication of its latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ report, covering the first quarter of this year. Compared to the same period last year, India appears to have overtaken the United States as the top global contributor of junk messages, while spam...
India is the world’s largest source of spam, UK no longer among the ‘Dirty Dozen’: Sophos
Thanks To BYOD, Apple Invades The Enterprise

Why Hackers Set Their Sights on Small Businesses

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New security report reveals that 97 percent of all breaches were avoidable. Here are some tips to keep your business out of trouble....
Why Hackers Set Their Sights on Small Businesses

Cyber security report: All countries lag behind the bad guys

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The U.S. and U.K. are relatively well prepared for cyber attacks, compared to many other developed nations, but everyone has more work to do, according to a new cyber security study from McAfee and Security & Defence Agenda (SDA)....
Cyber security report: All countries lag behind the bad guys

China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

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China's Ministry of National Defense refuted the accusations that the nation's military supports cyberespionage, and said a recent security report backing the claims used scientifically flawed evidence....
China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless
IPv6 denial-of-service attacks appear, and we’re not ready

FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

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Internal Homeland Security report says agents had problems extracting customer data from companies including Comcast, MetroPCS, and T-Mobile. In an odd twist, Homeland Security demanded the report's return after it released it publicly. [Read more]...
FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

McAfee Reports Big Spike in Malware

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PC malware had its "busiest quarter in recent history," according to McAfee's quarterly security report released Wednesday....
McAfee Reports Big Spike in Malware

Apple, Oracle, Google Lead Major Vendors with Software Vulnerabilities in Q1, Security Report Says

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Security firm Trend Micro says Apple topped its list of companies hit with vulnerabilities followed by Oracle, and Google....
Apple, Oracle, Google Lead Major Vendors with Software Vulnerabilities in Q1, Security Report Says

McAfee Reports Big Spike in Malware

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PC malware had its "busiest quarter in recent history," according to McAfee's quarterly security report released Wednesday....
McAfee Reports Big Spike in Malware

McAfee reports big spike in malware

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PC malware had its "busiest quarter in recent history," according to McAfee's quarterly security report released Wednesday....
McAfee reports big spike in malware

McAfee to acquire Finnish network security firm Stonesoft for $389 million

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McAfee, the Internet anti-virus firm that is owned by Intel, is bulking up its network security business after it announced the acquisition of Finnish firm Stonesoft for $389 million. Helsiniki-based Stonesoft provides a range of solutions — including next-generation firewalls, evasion prevention systems and SSL VPN solutions — which help businesses keep...
McAfee to acquire Finnish network security firm Stonesoft for $389 million

ZTE on hack allegations: Ban every Chinese-made device for 100% security

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ZTE has hit back at a US report blackballing it as a supplier, arguing that if the House Intelligence Committee really believes Chinese hack threats are so significant, all Chinese-made hardware should be rejected. Describing itself as “China’s most transparent, independent, globally focused, publicly traded telecom company,” ZTE takes no...
ZTE on hack allegations: Ban every Chinese-made device for 100% security

US plants hit by USB stick malware

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Two power plants in the US suffered from malware attacks in 2012, a security report reveals....
US plants hit by USB stick malware

Spammers Still Speak English, and Blogs Have Malware: The Symantec Annual Report

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Do not order these via junk filter email. (flickr.com/melloveschallah) Symantec just released its annual Internet Threat Security Report, which offers a nice wrap-up of the last year in cybersecurity. The company's software blocked 5.5 billion total attacks in 2011, versus 3 billion in 2010; 42 percent of mailboxes targeted for attack...
Spammers Still Speak English, and Blogs Have Malware: The Symantec Annual Report

McAfee: Most businesses in denial about security threats

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McAfee’s State of Security report explains the present challenges to IT departments when it comes to securing sensitive information in a highly regulated and increasingly complex global business environment....
McAfee: Most businesses in denial about security threats

Mozilla Postpones Tomorrow’s Launch of Firefox 11 to Fix Potential Security Issue

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It's been just about six weeks since the last Firefox release and version 11 was scheduled to be released tomorrow, but Mozilla just announced that users will have to wait a little bit longer for the next version of the popular browser. Johnathan Nightingale, the senior director of Firefox engineers,...
Mozilla Postpones Tomorrow’s Launch of Firefox 11 to Fix Potential Security Issue

Apple's Phil Schiller Takes Swipe At Samsung

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The fight between Apple and Samsung seems to be heating up just in time for the new Galaxy phone. Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller took a swipe at rival Samsung on Wednesday, a day before Samsung is set to launch the latest version of its flagship smartphone. In an...
Apple's Phil Schiller Takes Swipe At Samsung

Common security flaws leave applications open to amateur hackers, security report says

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The software industry's inability to reduce the number of security flaws in its code is fueling an age of the "everyday hacker," criminals who can exploit vulnerabilities with a minimum of technical skills, Security testing firm Vercode's latest State of Software Security (SoSS) report suggests. Of the 22,430 applications...
Common security flaws leave applications open to amateur hackers, security report says

Lack of carrier Android updates puts user privacy at risk, says ACLU

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The failure of the four main US carriers – AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile – to issue updates and patches to the Android handsets they sell are leaving users vulnerable to hacking attacks, says the American Civil Liberties Union (via ars technica). Civil liberties advocates have asked the US Federal...
Lack of carrier Android updates puts user privacy at risk, says ACLU

China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

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China's Ministry of National Defense on Wednesday refuted the accusations that the nation's military supports cyberespionage, and said a recent security report backing the claims used scientifically flawed evidence. The ministry made the statement after U.S. security firm Mandiant released a 74-page report documenting evidence, including IP addresses, that...
China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

E-mail viruses most likely to appear in the morning

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Cybercriminals tend to e-mail viruses from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., a new Global Security Report reveals....
E-mail viruses most likely to appear in the morning

Security Start-Ups Catch Fancy of Investors

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As hackers break into businesses large and small, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley are taking an interest in start-ups that specialize in security, report Nicole Perlroth and Evelyn M. Rusli in Monday's New York Times....
Security Start-Ups Catch Fancy of Investors
Chinese hackers renew cyberattacks on US targets after brief lull
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