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Apple Pay probably secure from known NFC spoofing techniques

Apple's use of one-time-use tokens is the key

The BadUSB exploit is deadly, but few may be hit

It's a case of good news/bad news with the BadUSB firmware exploit

Apple Pay's security is impressive - but that won't stop the hackers trying

Few doubt Apple Pay will boost the market. But the stakes are rising too.

Why did Microsoft choose to put its cybersecurity accelerator in Israel?

Culture, the IDF and a proven track record

Six free network vulnerability scanners

You may not need to pay for expensive tools

Security-vendor snake oil: 7 promises that don't deliver

Beware bold promises from a multibillion-dollar industry that can't prevent your IT systems from being routinely hacked

Who's to blame for 'catastrophic' Heartbleed Bug?

Mixed response to questions it poses about open source community's validation process

The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

Black Duck picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year.

7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Net privacy has only just begun

Big Data jumps to the cloud

When Dell sidesteps internal compute power, you know something is going on

Infosec 2013: managing risk in the supply chain

Locking down contracts and auditing are absolutely key, say security experts

Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

Android 5.0 Lollipop – top enterprise security features

Android 5.0 is Google's sweetest security update so far

Microsoft Security Essentials may be throwing false positives for Trojan:DOS/Alureon.J

The precise circumstances are unclear, but it's becoming obvious that MSE in some cases detects a DOS/Alureon.J infection where none exists

7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

Code Spaces was hacked and had to shut down - what can you learn from this?

Beware the next circle of hell: Unpatchable systems

Insecure by design and trusted by default, embedded systems present security concerns that could prove crippling

Inside Facebook's brilliant plan to hog your data

Facebook's 'Anonymous Login' is about neither anonymity nor logging in. It's about creating scarcity in the market for user data

11 reasons encryption is (almost) dead

Massive leaps in computing power, hidden layers, hardware backdoors -- encrypting sensitive data from prying eyes is more precarious than ever

A clear-eyed guide to Mac OS X's actual security risks

Apple has improved its security in recent years, but is it enough?

Is rapid detection the new prevention?

The perimiter is porous, making risk mitigation essential

7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

True tales of (mostly) white-hat hacking

Stings, penetration pwns, spy games -- it's all in a day's work along the thin gray line of IT security

Spy-proof enterprise encryption is possible, but daunting

Privacy concerns are top of mind in light of revelations about NSA data collection

AP Twitter hack prompts fresh look at cybersecurity needs

Two-step identity verification and analysis of user trends could prevent future attacks, experts say


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