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  • News: Russian bank puts lie detector in ATM machine

    Customers of the Russian Sperbank might in future have to pay attention to how nervous they sound if they wish to withdraw money from the bank’s ATM machines.

  • News: Cloud security case 3: Inavero

    By now, many people understand that the cloud is not one thing but a variety of possible architectures and options. Nathan Goff, operations director and partner at Inavero, can attest to the truth of that. Goff is using a wide range of cloud offerings from Rackspace, including its IaaS, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and managed-host offerings.

  • News: Cloud security case 1: Mohawk Fine Papers

    Paul Stamas won't deny that cost savings, elasticity and agility are all benefits of cloud computing. However, the CIO at Mohawk Fine Papers would argue that these benefits are not by themselves sound reasons to make the move to the cloud. The conversation, he says, begins and ends with the business context.

  • News: Cloud security case 2: BuildFax

    For Joe Emison, vice president of R&D at BuildFax, scalability was the main motivator for moving the company's infrastructure to the cloud. But once there, Emison says, it quickly became apparent that IaaS was also a boon to security.

  • News: More tales from the cloud

    For companies considering cloud computing, the biggest monkey wrench in the works tends to be security. IT and business leaders alike worry about security concerns such as the protection of sensitive data, access control and identity management, regulatory compliance, the complexities of multitenancy, and how to determine best practices despite a lack of mature standards in the industry.

  • News: Porn Site Users Beware: Hackers May Have Your Email

    The mischievous computer hacking team known as LulzSec has turned its attention from consumer electronics maker Sony to the pornography industry -- at least for now.

  • News: Sony Hacker Arrests: 5 Questions

    Arrests in Spain related to the Sony Playstation Network hacking case have computer users wondering whether the loosely organized Anonymous hacker coalition is weakened--or merely irritated by being busted.

  • News: World Bank cut connection to IMF after "major" cyberattack

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has admitted to being the victim of a cyberattack so serious that its global partner the World Bank temporarily decided to cut all computer links between the two organisations.

  • News: Anonymous vs India Drama Fit for Bollywood

    A group of Indian hackers identifying themselves as a wing of Anonymous went head-to-head with the Indian Army last week, then backed off -- but perhaps not soon enough. Today the group's Twitter and Facebook pages have mysteriously disappeared and they've been called out by other hackers claiming to be the "real Anonymous."

  • News: IMF Hacked; No End in Sight to Security Horror Shows

    The recent online intrusion into International Monetary Fund servers may have been the work of malicious hackers working for a foreign government, according to online reports.

  • News: Trend Micro takes aim at stealthy hackers stealing secrets

    Trend Micro says it can catch hackers in action breaking into networks and trying to steal secrets with a new line of line of network-analysis tools and security services.

  • News: IMF victim of 'sophisticated cyberattack,' says report

    The International Monetary Fund has reportedly been hit with a "large and sophisticated cyberattack" that potentially puts sensitive, confidential data about national economies at risk of exposure.

  • News: Turkey arrests 32 Anonymous hackers for DDOS attacks

    Turkey responded to the hacking group Anonymous with 32 arrests following attacks on government websites, according to the country's state-run news agency.

  • News: PlayBook OS updated after Adobe Flash security issue

    A new version of the BlackBerry Tablet OS will soon be available to all BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users, to address a security issue raised by Adobe about its Flash Player, Research In Motion said Sunday.

  • News: Acer says names, emails hacked in Europe

    Taiwanese PC maker Acer is investigating the hacker attack that stole customer data from its Packard Bell unit in Europe, according to a statement from the company.

  • News: 'Impending security standoff' between customers and cloud providers

    The majority of cloud computing providers allocate just 10 per cent or less of IT resources to security, according to a survey from CA and security research firm the Ponemon Institute.

  • News: Secure coding news flash: BSIMM3 coming in August

    BSIMM3 will let organizers see how initiatives have evolved. One of its new features is the result of the group going back and re-measuring 12 of the original initiatives, to see what changes and improvements have made over time.

  • News: EU will take a year to set up full cybersecurity agency

    Security experts have criticized the European Commission's plans to set up a team to look at how to combat cyberattacks as too little, too late, saying that more coordination between member states is needed.

  • News: Data loss hits vast majority of businesses: survey

    Data loss is rampant among businesses worldwide, with the most common cause of losses being lost or stolen equipment, according to a survey.

  • News: Spanish police arrest three members of Anonymous

    Spanish police said Friday they arrested three members of the Anonymous hacking group who allegedly directed attacks on banks, government websites and companies including Sony.



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