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A year after DigiNotar security breach, Fox-IT details extent of compromise

The hacker gained admin access to all critical DigiNotar certificate authority systems despite network segmentation, investigators say

Windows 8 security focuses on early malware detection

Security experts say Windows 8 is the most secure Microsoft OS to date, but that doesn't mean malware won't evolve to exploit it

Kaspersky's exploit-proof OS leaves security experts skeptical

Is it all a lot of hype or will Kaspersky's dream become a reality?

Embedded security no excuse for employee irresponsibility

Despite great strides being made with embedded security, the end user remains the week link

Do banks have what it takes to withstand DDoS attacks?

DDoS attacks are crude but effective

Flame malware server password cracked by Kaspersky researcher

Symantec said it tried to break the hash with brute force attacks but failed

NASA's CIO Adrian R. Gardner on managing cybersecurity challenges

The CIO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center looks to risk mitigation to manage cybersecurity challenges

Is Java now too dangerous to use?

Java is under fire once again. So why is everyone worried this time?

What to do when your PC is likely infected with malware

Perhaps you should try out a bootable malware scanner, which scan your hard drive outside of Windows

The 9 greatest IT security threats

Hacking has evolved from one-person crime of opportunity to an open market of sophisticated malware backed by crime syndicates and money launders

How did hackers bypass Apple to access an iCloud account?

Based on my experience with Apple support, that is not an easy thing to do

Mobile phones: security tokens for the next decade?

Mobile phones could replace hardware tokens over the next 10 years, if organistions are willing to accept them, says Entrust

Google Bouncer beaten at Black Hat 2012

Trustwave to show how it outwitted Google Play defense against Android malware; Stonesoft to air free 'Evader' detection tool

Long live the 'secure breach' era

Breach prevention is dead.

BYOD, cloud security conerns make military and intelligence agencies hesitate

US national security doesn't like the word "BYOD" and are mostly BlackBerry users still

Mobility, data harvesting are the biggest threats to security

IT managers should move into a position of understanding the natural state of their IT environment

New security threat at work: Bring-your-own-network

Education and contracts with employees can help curb security risks

What you need to know about Internet Explorer zero-day exploits

Expect an out-of-band patch as Microsoft deals with an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability

In depth: How Microsoft is taking down Nitol botnet

Microsoft discovered the infection on pristine personal computers in 2011 as it investigated supply chains in China

Is your ISP spying on you?

Here we check out just what exactly your ISP can see about you

How cybercriminals and hacktivists use DDoS tools to attack

Remote access, shell booters, low-orbit ion cannons - read all about it here

Six ways to protect against the new actively exploited Java vulnerability

Security researchers proposed several methods to protect computers from being compromised via a new Java vulnerability

Gauss malware - What you need to know

We answer some frequently asked questions about the Gauss virus

Defcon Wi-Fi hack called no threat to enterprise WLANs

Experts say attack against one part of Wi-Fi network security at Defcon will have zero impact on enterprise WLANS

Dangerous assumptions about clouds

Attorneys Christopher Wolf and Winston Maxwell debunk common assumptions about 'local clouds', the Patriot Act, and (many) governments' access to data


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