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Researchers develop astonishing Web-based attack on a computer's DRAM

The Rowhammer problem can be exploited using JavaScript over the Web, researchers have found

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Groups urge Obama to oppose cyber threat sharing bills

They say the Senate's CISA cyber threat information sharing bill would allow businesses to share too much information

Xen patches new virtual-machine escape vulnerability

The flaw affects virtualization systems that use QEMU to emulate CD-ROM drives

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Cyber security job market to suffer severe workforce shortage

The shortage of experienced talent -- expected to reach 1.5 million by 2019 -- may explain why a cyber security software engineer earns more than a CSO

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7 easy steps to Internet street smarts

The Internet is a lawless place rife with shady characters. Learn to avoid their sleazy ploys and get back home safe

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The 8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote Partners confirms that IT pros holding security...

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Google: Users still aren’t getting message about online security

The importance of regular software updates is apparently lost on a large proportion of Internet users who aren't security experts

HP's ZDI discloses 4 new vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

ZDI went public after extending the disclosure deadline twice with no fix forthcoming from Microsoft

Microsoft to make enterprise security tools generally available

Advanced Threat Analytics and Rights Management Service become generally available

Bug exposes OpenSSH servers to brute-force password guessing attacks

The keyboard-interactive authentication setting could allow for thousands of password retries, a researcher found

Google slams proposed export controls on security tools

Says controls on exporting hacking tools are 'dangerously broad and vague' and would hurt the security research community

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Waste of time or wise investment? Two sides of user security training

Cynics say no amount of security training can prevent users from slipping up and bulletproof defenses are the only answer

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A world without Flash: The countdown begins

Adobe's much-maligned rich Internet technology could effectively be dead within five years, according to analysts

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Microsoft plugs gaping security hole with KB 3079904, KB 3074667

It’s a critical patch for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10, covering yet another OpenType font problem

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When stolen data can ‘phone home’

Digital watermarking of sensitive data can let organizations know immediately not only if it has been stolen, but where and how it is being accessed

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The weak case against strong encryption

Why can't politicians understand? Banning encryption is essentially no different than mandating backdoors

9 ways developers can help rebuild trust on the Internet

9 ways developers can rebuild trust on the Internet

Public keys, trusted hardware, block chains -- developers should be using these tech tools to help secure the Internet for all

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Regulators seek to limit security software exports

Comment period on Wassenaar ends Monday, and the rules as written would severely restrict sales, deployment, and research of cyber security tools and exploits

Spam rate falls below 50 percent for first time in a decade

As the cost of entry into the spam business rises and the likelihood of a return falls, there's less of an incentive

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