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  • News: Anonymous may have slowed down NYSE site

    The website of the New York Stock Exchange slowed down significantly twice on Monday afternoon, the day when the hacker group Anonymous was scheduled to launch a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack on the website, according to an Internet and mobile cloud monitoring company.

  • News: RSA chief says two groups for SecurID breach

    Six weeks after EMC's RSA security division saw its SecurID system hit by hackers, RSA president Tom Heiser met with the CIO of a large global medical device company.

  • News: Zero-day bugs overrated, Microsoft says

    Microsoft advises that users don't panic when news breaks about the latest zero-day vulnerability, a flaw that hackers exploit before a software developer manages to patch the problem.

  • Norton 360 6 beta available to download for free

    Symantec today released the public beta of Norton 360 6.

  • News: Trojan keylogger infests US drone airbase

    The base from which the US Air Force directs its ‘remote-killing’ drone aircraft has become infested with Trojans, Wired magazine has reported.

  • News: London 2012 CIO: Its very hard to launch a DDoS attack on us

    Cyber criminals will find it “very hard” to launch a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the London 2012 Olympic Games website, according to the Olympic Games CIO.

  • News: Anonymous may have slowed down NYSE site

    The website of the New York Stock Exchange slowed down significantly twice on Monday afternoon, the day when the hacker group Anonymous was scheduled to launch a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack on the website, according to an Internet and mobile cloud monitoring company.

  • News: Good extends security platform to third-party apps

    Good Technology is opening up its technology platform so that enterprises and third-party developers can build secure mobile applications running on its infrastructure.

  • News: Quicken 2012: A Lot to Offer the Budget Weary

    Despite a few blemishes and competition from free cloud-based services like Mint.com (also owned by Intuit), Quicken 2012 offers well-integrated "old school" software that's still the best at helping you budget and control your debt.

  • News: Homeland Security Develops a 'Pre-Crime' Detecting Machine

    Here at GeekTech, we glee over almost anything that gets us a little closer to a Minority World-esque technology. But there’s also the whole pseudo-utopia created by pre-crime detection by psychics. Well, it turns out we’re pretty close to that aspect too, but instead of precogs the Government is using technology.

  • News: African states urged to ratify Budapest Cybercrime Convention

    The Council of Europe (CoE) not to be confused with the more powerful European Union (EU) is leading the rest of the world in a push to have more countries ratify the Convention on Cybercrime. CoE's former Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal affairs, Head of Economic Crime Division, Alexander Seger, was recently in Nairobi for the sixth Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Seger now heads CoE's new cybercrime division as the organisation reorganised itself to put more structure on cybercrime.

  • News: LulzSec leader holds onto Sun email

    The 4GB worth of email stolen by the LulzSec hacking group from The Sun earlier this year are sitting on a server in China, according to "Sabu," the outfit's alleged leader.

  • News: German government's Skype spying tool has holes, hackers say

    An eavesdropping tool allegedly used by the German government to intercept Skype calls is full of security problems and may violate a ruling by the country's constitutional court, according to a European hacker club.

  • News: Motorola's 3LM launches mobile security platform

    3LM, the company founded by former Android developers and since acquired by Motorola, is making its enterprise security platform for Android phones available this week.

  • News: Fire at NYSE data center causes temporary disruption

    An electrical fire on Sunday at a data center of the New York Stock Exchange in Mahwah, New Jersey, affected communications connectivity to 58 trading firms, but the exchange expects "completely normal operations" for Monday's market open.

  • News: Zero-Day Flaws Discovered in SCADA Systems

    An Italian security researcher has disclosed details about several zero-day vulnerabilities in supervisory control and data acquisition products from several vendors.

  • News: Users warned after YapBrowser returns from the dead

    YapBrowser, a replacement web browser once promoted by controversial spyware company Zango, has made a sudden return, GFI Software security researcher Chris Boyd has reported.

  • News: Hotmail's 'Graymail' Filter Will Help Business

    All the major Web-based email services have junk mail folders and spam filters that strain out obvious offenders. Categorizing messages and filtering out those you don’t want may help, but limits control. It would be nice just to tell your email program which messages you want to receive and when--and dump the rest. Windows Live Hotmail may be coming a step closer to that, with changes announced this week.

  • News: There are upsides to reporting cybercrime, authorities say

    Not only might companies have ethical, civic and legal obligations to alert authorities to cyberthreats, businesses may find that the authorities can be helpful, law enforcement agents and prosecutors said on Friday.

  • Opinion: Computers Controlling Military Drones May Be Infected

    The computers used to control Predator and Raptor drones used in Afghanistan and other war zones have been reportedly infected by a virus that captures the keystrokes of the pilots operating the unmanned aircraft.



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