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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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Hello, Congress? CISA has nothing to do with data protection

Congress is making all the wrong moves by holding hearings on the dangers of encryption and trying yet again to push through CISA

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NSA's new open source project is a cyber security tool

But wariness of the NSA as a software supplier will make it hard for the SIMP cyber security project to attract users

Oracle fixes zero-day Java flaw and over 190 other vulnerabilities

Users should update Java as soon as possible because attackers are already taking advantage of at least one vulnerability

Salesforce erects Shield for better enterprise-app security

New suite targets companies with regulatory, compliance, or governance requirements

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Mozilla blocks all Flash in Firefox after third zero-day

Neither the second nor third vulnerability has been patched by Adobe, although the company promises to do so this week

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Evil conspiracy? Nope, everyday cyber insecurity

You don't need crackpot conspiracy theories to foretell a wide-scale security cataclysm. Mundane vulnerabilities increase the probability every day

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