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  • News: Beware of the iCloud

    ICloud, Apple's new cloud storage service, which officially launches this week, is an iPad/iPhone lover's dream and IT security professional's nightmare.

  • News: Fearing damage, Microsoft moved data after Japan earthquake

    Microsoft undertook a sizable data migration project following Japan's earthquake in March, fearing that one of its data centers could become dysfunctional because of aftershocks.

  • News: FTC: P-to-P software shared personal info from smartphones

    Peer-to-peer software developer Frostwire has agreed to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that its software would likely cause users to unknowingly share sensitive personal files, including pictures, from their Android devices, the FTC said Tuesday.

  • News: German officials admit to deploying intercept software

    Officials in a number of German state governments have owned up to using the Quellen-TKÜ Trojan Horse software in criminal investigations to intercept encrypted telecommunications on PCs. At least one state said it has suspended use of the software, after the Chaos Computer Club discovered that it could be controlled by anyone, not just law enforcement officers.

  • News: Father of SSL says despite attacks, the security linchpin has lots of life left

    SSL/TLS, the protocol that protects security of e-commerce, has taken a beating lately, with news items ranging from the violation of certificate authorities to the discovery of an exploit that beats the protocol itself.

  • News: Toshiba doubles capacity, adds encryption to enterprise hard drive

    Toshiba will begin shipping its highest-capacity 2.5-in. enterprise-class hard drive early next year. The drive comes with native encryption for data security.

  • News: UK government website total slashed to 'only' 444

    The number of websites run by the UK government has dropped to 444, under a quarter of the peak total under the Labour administration’s web boom, a Central Government websites report has said.

  • News: Stonesoft identifies new ways to evade intrusion detection systems

    Finnish security firm Stonesoft claims to have developed 163 new attack methods that can evade network intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS) over multiple communication protocols including IPv4, IPv6, TCP and HTTP.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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