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April 07, 2014 Added by:Dan Dieterle
“Spear phishing fraud” has been used by hackers impersonating federal entities to create fraudulent orders for large amounts of PC supplies including toners, ink cartridges and even laptops.
April 03, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
We were thrilled to hear today that Yahoo is carrying through a concerted effort to protect users across its sites and services by rolling out routine encryption in several parts of its infrastructure
April 02, 2014 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Black Hat Asia presenter and security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani explained last week that the car could be locked and unlocked by cracking a short password.
April 01, 2014 Added by:Tal Be'ery
One of the new security features in the latest Windows release (Windows 8.1) is the “Restricted Admin mode for Remote Desktop Connection”. This measure is meant to enhance Windows credential protection against attacks such as Pass-the-Hash and Pass-the-Ticket. However, it appears that cure might be worse than the disease as the new “Restricted Admin mode” opens a new attack surface for the...
March 31, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
We commend Microsoft for its willingness to reconsider its policies, and we think it made the right decision.
March 31, 2014 Added by:Gilad Parann-Nissany
Any company or individual using cloud services today should encrypt data in addition to their firewall, anti-virus and other security measures. Incidentally, it is also encouraged by regulation in several sensitive sectors, notably businesses in the health industry under HIPAA patient and data privacy laws and the payment card industry under PCI DSS standards.
March 29, 2014 Added by:Jarno Limnéll
We are losing the battle for cyberspace. Not because malicious actors are taking over the digital world, but because we are forgetting what is the element that makes us feel safe and secure in any world: the ability to trust.
March 27, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Approximately 40% of PC users still run desktop versions of Windows XP as well. Windows XP has been regarded by many as the best version of Windows ever.
March 25, 2014 Added by:Rebecca Herold
According to NetMarketShare at the end of February, 2014, 30% of all folks using Windows desktop computers were still running Windows XP.
March 24, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
The search in the Kibkalo case may have revealed criminal activity, but it was also conducted in Microsoft’s self-interest, which is an exceedingly dangerous precedent.