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- August 14, 2015
News roundup: Government email security got pummeled this week with news of hacks, breaches, unlabeled classified data and spying. Plus: Hacking a Corvette via text; Android sandbox bypass flaw; Oracle CSO blogs against reverse-engineering.
- March 24, 2015
Antivirus vendor F-Secure discovered BandarChor, a type of ransomware based on an existing malware family.
- March 13, 2015
News roundup: Hillary Clinton's decision to use a private email domain and server has created a firestorm over her email security mistakes. Plus: OpenSSL audit, Blue Coat acquisition, more Equation details emerge.
- March 04, 2015
Reporting by The New York Times notwithstanding, it appears to this non-lawyer that Hillary Clinton probably didn't break any laws by using a personal email account to conduct state business. But ...
- February 24, 2015
Macro viruses haven't been popular since the early 2000s, but recent malware discoveries indicate that macro-infected Word and Excel files are on the rise.
- February 23, 2015
A new study finds that enterprises, especially healthcare companies, are slow to adopt the DMARC email authentication standard, making them vulnerable to malicious emailers.
- February 13, 2015
News roundup: While data sharing can boost intelligence and improve security, recent events show the benefits don't always outweigh the pitfalls. Plus: Chip-enabled POS systems coming quickly; MongoDB databases exposed; sophisticated phishing scams.
- January 30, 2015
News roundup: YouTube announced it has stopped using Flash by default in favor of HTML5. Is this the long-awaited end for Flash? Plus: Java was the riskiest software in 2014; BEC scam cost $215 last year; NFL data interceptions.
- December 18, 2014
Attackers used spear phishing emails to swipe credentials from several ICANN staff members and accessed the non-profit organization's systems.
- November 07, 2014
News roundup: Open Wi-Fi allegedly aided a fugitive in evading authorities, highlighting Wi-Fi hotspot risks as ISPs including Comcast turn residential gateways into hotspots. Plus: Google's nogotofail tool; messaging apps fail EFF security review; ...
- August 09, 2013
Lavabit and Silent Circle, both providers of secure communications for the consumer market, close under threat of U.S. government meddling.
- April 16, 2013
Emerging enterprise antiphishing tools use testing, training to help users recognize bogus messages, addressing a long-standing defensive pain point.
- November 29, 2012
Malicious file attachments are typically used as the payload, according to a report issued this week by Trend Micro.
- November 26, 2012
Mixing business and personal email accounts has serious drawbacks, as well as consequences on IT teams managing data integrity.
- October 18, 2012
Spammers have spoofed shortened URLs designed to validate redirects to several states including California, Iowa, Indiana and Vermont.