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  • News: Data on Sale

    In January 2011, UCO Bank's Shani Shingnapur branch in Maharashtra was celebrated as the first bank without locks on its doors. Shani Shingnapur is famous for its houses without doors because villagers believe that Shani (a Hindu god) punishes theft.

  • News: Facebook chat-based phishing attack impersonates Facebook Security

    A new phishing attack that's spreading through Facebook chat modifies hijacked accounts in order to impersonate the social network's security team.

  • News: The Profile of a Cyber Criminal

    Which of the following is most likely to get stopped and interrogated at the JFK International Airport?

  • News: Oracle to issue 78 patches, including 27 for MySQL

    Oracle is set on Tuesday to release 78 security fixes for vulnerabilities in its database, middleware and applications, according to a preview announcement posted to the company's website this week.

  • News: Trends in Security

    No matter what indicator you choose, cyber crime is getting increasingly serious, forcing enterprises to respond with equal gusto. But given how hard it is to catch cyber criminals, the smart money is on prevention. Enterprises need to ensure that they are aware of the three new trends in the threat landscape and ensure that they are protected against them.

  • News: Cyber insurance offers IT peace of mind -- or maybe not

    If your company were hit with a cyber attack today, would it be able to foot the bill? The entire bill, including costs from regulatory fines, potential lawsuits, damage to your organization's brand, and hardware and software repair, recovery and protection?

  • News: Insecure Android a myth, Motorola exec says

    It's a myth that Android isn't secure and is difficult for IT managers to control, contended a top Motorola Mobile executive in an interview at the Consumer Electronics Show.

  • News: Cybercrime is a growing threat for government and public sector organisations

    Cybercrime is a growing threat for government and public sector organisations, after 14 percent admitted they have been the victim of a web-based scam.

  • News: Banks warned on mobile security

    A lack of IT and business integration is opening up banks and their customers to attacks through mobile malware, according to an IDC research paper.

  • News: Reddit to go dark in SOPA protest

    Social news site Reddit will black out its site for 12 hours on January 18 to protest the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act SOPA bill that is currently working its way through the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • News: Microsoft Planning Real-Time Feed of Valuable Threat Data

    Microsoft has had a great deal of success taking down botnets in recent years. A fringe benefit of those takedowns is that Microsoft gets to collect oodles of very valuable data. Now, Microsoft is preparing to offer that threat intelligence as a real-time feed that partners can use to evaluate threats and develop better defenses.

  • News: Cisco sending enterprises to the cloud

    In an effort to accommodate enterprise users looking to implement private and hybrid clouds, Cisco in the coming months will unveil an "integrated" WAN routing system of existing, but enhanced, products.

  • News: Lawmakers seek hearing on Carrier IQ privacy issues

    Three House members today called for a Congressional hearing on the implications raised by the use of the Carrier IQ's software by wireless carriers.

  • News: Managing information security during an innovation void

    Although predictions for the coming year are a staple of the season, I will do more than offer an educated guess. I am going on the record with a guarantee: In 2012 we will see an increase in network intrusions from disparate parties trying to create IT infrastructure chaos for a variety of reasons primarily political, financial and economic. An easy prediction perhaps given the trend and yet while I fully trust CSOs and CISOs and security teams are doing all they can to prevent breaches; I am deeply concerned that they still lack the technology to adequately protect IT infrastructure from malicious attacks.

  • News: How a Baptist pastor in Florida became the go-to IT guy

    As a Baptist pastor, Terrill Gilley says his work calls for him to help worshippers and provide support to the senior pastor at his Florida church located in a rural area outside Orlando. And oh, he's also the network administrator for the church and the school it established.

  • News: IBM software eases role-based security operations

    IBM this week announced an identity-management analytics tool that eases what can be a tedious job for information-technology managers -- defining roles for employees in order to establish policy-based access to a network and application resources.

  • News: Microsoft to launch real-time threat intelligence feed

    Microsoft is looking to share its wealth of security information with the world through a new real-time threat intelligence feed, the company recently announced at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.

  • News: Anonymous publishes Israeli SCADA log-in details

    A member of the Anonymous hacktivist collective has published a list of Internet-facing Israeli SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems and alleged log-in details.

  • News: 4 Google Social Search Tips for Control and Privacy

    Google sparked controversy on Tuesday with the announcement of a major search update that includes content from its budding social network, the announcement posted on Google's blog, Google Fellow Amit Singhal says, "Search is still limited to a universe of webpages created publicly, mostly by people you've never met. Today, we're changing that by bringing your world, rich with people and information, into search."

  • News: Hash collision DoS vulnerability fixed in PHP 5.3.9

    The PHP development team has released version 5.3.9 of the popular Web development platform in order to address a recently disclosed denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability, as well as other security issues and bugs.



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