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  • News: PHP patches actively exploited CGI vulnerability

    The PHP Group has released PHP 5.4.3 and PHP 5.3.13 on Tuesday in order to address two remote code execution vulnerabilities, one of which is being actively exploited by hackers.

  • News: Virgin Media attacked after Pirate Bay block

    Virgin Media has fallen victim of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack as a result of blocking The Pirate Bay.

  • News: Carrier CEOs touch on customer trust

    Trust is central to mobile operators' relationships with consumers, and carriers may have their work cut out for them in restoring that trust, based on executives' comments during a keynote session on Tuesday at CTIA Wireless.

  • News: Mobile BYOD users want more security

    A survey of more than 4,000 mobile-device users and IT professionals shows wildly abundant use of mobile devices, but profound concerns about security and how employee-owned devices ought to be used for business purposes.

  • News: BeyondTrust acquires eEye in union of security vendors

    BeyondTrust, a software firm that specializes in identity and access management for the enterprise, has announced the acquisition of eEye Digital Security, which makes products for vulnerability management, patch remediation, malware defense and configuration compliance.

  • News: BeyondTrust acquires eEye in union of security vendors

    BeyondTrust, a software firm that specializes in identity and access management for the enterprise, has announced the acquisition of eEye Digital Security, which makes products for vulnerability management, patch remediation, malware defense and configuration compliance.

  • News: Twitter resists subpoena to release user's data without warrant

    Twitter is contesting a court order requiring it to turn over private data on a user charged with disorderly conduct during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York last year.

  • News: Symantec leapfrogs McAfee in mobile security

    Symantec will allow companies to wrap corporate applications with a layer of code that prevents data from leaving employees' smartphones.

  • News: Twitter says many leaked passwords inaccurate, duplicates

    Many of the Twitter logins and passwords leaked on the web this week are either inaccurate or belong to accounts already suspended for spamming, the company said late Tuesday.

  • News: BlackBerry 10 OS will have multi-layered security model

    RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system is intended to be as secure, if not more so, than the OS running on RIM's current crop of BlackBerry devices. Mobile security could become a major selling point for the new platform, for enterprises, carriers and end users alike.

  • News: Microsoft security patches include fixes for Word, Office, Windows

    Microsoft has fixed 23 vulnerabilities in its software products, including several considered critical, the company said on Tuesday in its monthly security patch report.

  • News: DHS: Gas pipeline industry under significant ongoing cyberattack

    There is now an ongoing and massive cyberattack targeting the American gas-pipeline industry, aimed at giving the attacker a way to gather sensitive information by compromising business systems and possibly even subverting industrial control systems. The Department of Homeland Security's investigative division, called the ICS-CERT, says it's taking the somewhat unusual step of issuing an alert and speaking publicly about it to heighten awareness of a dangerous situation.

  • News: Myspace settles FTC privacy complaint

    Social networking site Myspace has agreed to settle charges from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it misrepresented its protection of users' personal information, the FTC announced Tuesday.

  • News: Myspace Settles FTC Privacy Investigation, Submits to 20 Years of Checks

    Myspace has agreed to bury the hatchet with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it misled millions about how their personal information was being used. The settlement is essentially a hand slap that bars Myspace from further privacy misrepresentations. It requires that the social networking site implement "a comprehensive privacy program" as well as submit to routine privacy assessments for the next 20 years.

  • News: Financial malware tricks users with claims of free credit card fraud insurance

    A piece of financial malware called Tatanga attempts to trick online banking users into authorizing rogue money transfers from their accounts as part of the activation procedure for a free credit-card fraud insurance service purportedly provided by their banks, security researchers from Trusteer said Tuesday.

  • News: Myspace settles FTC privacy complaint

    Social networking site Myspace has agreed to settle charges from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it misrepresented its protection of users' personal information, the FTC announced Tuesday.

  • News: Cisco offers API to fight call fraud

    Cisco this week at Interop 2012 released an API for its branch routers designed to enable third-party developers to write applications to enhance the security of phone calls over the router network.

  • News: Symantec conference puts focus on mobile security

    At its annual Symantec Vision conference attended by enterprise customers and business partners, Symantec laid out its management and security product strategy for mobile endpoint devices, including the iPhone, iPad and Google Android devices.

  • News: Avaya joins crowded BYOD, MDM field

    At Interop this week, Avaya will toss its hat into the rapidly expanding BYOD ring with new software for its policy manager that helps IT get a handle on mobile device management (MDM).

  • News: Security error in OS X 10.7.3 exposes passwords for legacy FileVault users

    A security error in OS X 10.7.3 exposes passwords on systems with support for the pre-Lion FileVault home-directory encryption feature. This security flaw, apparantly created when Apple left debugging code in the 10.7.3 update, is only triggered with Lion systems in which legacy support for the original FileVault is retained and when logging in with such an account.



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