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Mysterious malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices
Apr 22, 2014 - 9:30 PM - by ArticleBot
A malware campaign of yet-to-be-determined origin is infecting jailbroken iPhones and iPads to steal Apple account credentials from SSL encrypted traffic.

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How to keep your smartphone (and its data) secure
Apr 22, 2014 - 9:30 PM - by ArticleBot
In our daily activities, our smartphones increasingly store or access sensitive business and personal data -- not just email, but also financial and medical information, company systems, travel itineraries, etc. Many of us also use smartphones to access cloud data repositories like Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs, Microsoft OneDrive and Apple iCloud.

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Web apps and point-of-sale were leading hacker targets in 2013, says Verizon
Apr 22, 2014 - 7:29 AM - by ArticleBot
Web application attacks, cyber-espionage and point-of-sale intrusions were among the top IT security threats in 2013, according to Verizon's latest annual report on data breach investigations.

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NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs
Apr 22, 2014 - 7:29 AM - by ArticleBot
NEC has launched a biometric security program that uses face recognition to unlock access to PCs.

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Security Manager's Journal: Virtual machines, real mess
Apr 21, 2014 - 5:58 PM - by ArticleBot
It started out as a simple call to the help desk from an engineer at one of our major development centers: Phone calls were being dropped. Soon, similar complaints were coming in from other engineers, as well as from sales associates, who said the inability to maintain phone calls was making it difficult to close deals.

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Four of the newest (and lowest) Social Engineering scams
Apr 21, 2014 - 5:58 PM - by ArticleBot
Your computer files are being held for ransom. Pay up, or lose them. Your bank account is being emptied, so click here to stop it. Your friend has died, click on this funeral home site for more information. Social engineering thugs have reached new lows.

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Major security flaws threaten satellite communications
Apr 19, 2014 - 8:03 AM - by ArticleBot
An analysis of satellite communication gear from more than a half-dozen major manufacturers has uncovered critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to disrupt military operations and ship and aircraft communications.

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Why security professionals need to get more creative with penetration testing (and ho
Apr 18, 2014 - 6:21 PM - by ArticleBot
Security professionals have long been running penetration tests against their firewalls and other security systems to find weaknesses that need to be addressed.

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Satellite communication systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks
Apr 18, 2014 - 6:21 PM - by ArticleBot
Security researchers have found that many satellite communication systems have vulnerabilities and design flaws that can let remote attackers intercept, manipulate, block and in some cases take full control of critical communications.

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Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app
Apr 18, 2014 - 1:03 AM - by ArticleBot
Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.

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Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm
Apr 17, 2014 - 8:27 AM - by ArticleBot
Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.

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Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for business
Apr 17, 2014 - 8:27 AM - by ArticleBot
Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than four weeks to make the move before the company shuts off their patch faucet.

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Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:25 PM - by ArticleBot
Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as Heartbleed, while warning that no fixes are yet available for some likely affected products.

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Lavaboom builds encrypted webmail service to resist snooping
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:25 PM - by ArticleBot
A new webmail service called Lavaboom promises to provide easy-to-use email encryption without ever learning its users' private encryption keys or message contents.

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TrueCrypt source code audit finds no critical flaws or intentional backdoors
Apr 15, 2014 - 1:16 PM - by ArticleBot
The source code of TrueCrypt, a popular disk encryption tool, is not the most polished work of programming, but it has no critical flaws or intentional backdoors, security testers concluded in a report released Monday.

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