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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Amazon doesn't want you to know how many data demands it gets

The biggest mystery is why the retail and mobile giant has kept quiet for so long.

OpenSSL patches "high" severity flaws in latest release

The update fixes a security vulnerability with the highest severity rating, which could allow a hacker to launch a denial-of-service attack against a server.

TrapX lures former FireEye exec to take the helm

The former FireEye executive will lead the company in developing ways to combat APTs, Zero days and new, advanced threats.

Dark Web's 'Evolution' black market vanishes off the map

The marketplace, used to sell everything from drugs to hacking services, has disappeared without a trace.

Android apps downloaded over 6.3 billion times still vulnerable to FREAK

Researchers from FireEye claim the security risks posed by the FREAK flaw are far from over.

DeepCode tool detects software flaws before release

Could the DARPA-funded tool prevent security disasters such as the Heartbleed bug?

Premera Blue Cross hit by "sophisticated" hack, 11M affected

The multi-state health insurance company was attacked in January and is working with the FBI to determine the cause of the breach.

To prevent another Heartbleed, severe OpenSSL flaw to be patched

The open-source library will receive an update later this week that will fix a number of security flaws, including one of the highest rated severity.

Microsoft blacklists 'improperly issued' SSL certificate; affects all versions of Windows

Microsoft warned of "attempts to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks," but reports quickly began to pin blame on the company.

Your personal security guide: Phishing campaigns

What are phishing campaigns, why do they exist and how do I protect myself?

Breach best practices: It's time for incident response to grow up

Security breaches are unavoidable, but how do you convince management to spend more on incident response? It's like betting on failure.

Cyberattacks caused the leak of one billion records in 2014

According to IBM, roughly one billion personal records were leaked in 2014 due to online threats and cyberattacks.

Facebook still can't tell you if it's being silenced by the government

The social networking giant (and many others) don't have the option to say they have received no secret demands for user data -- only "some."

Feds hot on the trail of JPMorgan hackers

Authorities are confident that hackers who broke into the systems of JPMorgan will wind up in court within months.

Yahoo launches password-free logins

Never having to remember a password again may be appealing -- but is such a concept promoting lax security?

Yahoo unveils sneak peek at end-to-end email encryption plugin

The web portal giant wants encryption in everyone's hands by the end of the year.

Adobe issues patches for 11 critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe's latest security update includes patches for vulnerabilities which allow remote code execution.

Senator slams panel for passing a "surveillance bill by another name"

A Senate committee overwhelmingly passes a controversial bill aimed at sharing user data with the government, in efforts to prevent cyberattacks. Just one lawmaker opposed.

Google Apps flaw exposes WHOIS data for 280,000 domains

A bug recently discovered in the Google Apps engine inadvertently revealed the hidden registration details of over 280,000 website owners.

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