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Cyber espionage group launches sophisticated phishing attacks against Outlook Web App users

Pawn Storm attacks target military agencies, embassies, defense contractors, and media organizations, Trend Micro says


Apple to stop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications next week

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down the vulnerable encryption protocol for good

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance

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Security jobs are hot, thanks to the Internet of things

Security certifications are soaring in value as thousands of new jobs are there for the taking

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Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past patch

Last week's security update 'not robust enough,' say researchers who co-reported flaw

Microsoft discloses zero-day flaw in PowerPoint, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using a PowerPoint flaw that affects nearly all versions of Windows, the company says

One week after patch, Flash vulnerability already exploited in large-scale attacks

The Fiesta exploit kit bundles an exploit for the CVE-2014-0569 vulnerability in Flash Player, researchers found

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Enough! Stop hyping every new security threat

Logos for malware? Really? Security vendor marketing wizards are going insane

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Microsoft warns users to kill botched KB 2949927 patch

Microsoft yanked SHA-2 patch KB 2949927, and now goes further and cautions users to uninstall the update

Microsoft yanks botched patch KB 2949927, re-issues KB 2952664

Windows 7 upgrade compatibility patch gets a tweaked installer, while the SHA-2 hashing patch is summarily removed without explanation

Browser makers spell out anti-POODLE plans

The top three browser makers announced yesterday how they will deal with the design flaw in SSL 3.0 after researchers revealed that their "POODLE" attack method can steal encrypted information and pilfer browser session cookies.

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Four more botched Microsoft patches: KB 3000061, KB 2984972, KB 2949927, KB 2995388

Windows users are reporting significant problems with four more October Black Tuesday patches

Hackers exploit two more Windows zero-day bugs

Microsoft plans to add this pair of vulnerabilities to today's Patch Tuesday

Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7 million accounts

Credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the online storage company says

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Anonabox project to offer online anonymity through Tor

The tiny device is an open-source, plug-and-play wireless router that automatically encrypts data and sends it through the Tor network

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Stop sneaky new hack attacks with smarter detection

To break in unnoticed, hackers will use the same tools as administrators. You can catch them regardless

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The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

There is no way to plant a chip in employees to make them invulnerable to social engineering attacks, but training can make them much more difficult to 'hack'

Data center security in the cloud.

5 techniques for securing your enterprise data

The pros and cons of new techniques and tools, such as cloud access security brokers, adaptive access control and pervasive sandboxing

Mayhem malware spreads through Linux servers via Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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