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Opinion: Security is everyone's responsibility, not just those with the cash to upgrade.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 15, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Google is known for playing hardball when it comes to firms fixing security problems -- and now the company itself is being held under the same standard.
The companies say the TechNet website was being used as part of a Chinese hacking group's malware campaigns.
New research shows censorship and site-blocking is not an effective method against piracy.
Some companies offer money, others offer credit -- United Airlines is handing out air miles to security experts who reveal vulnerabilities.
Top level domains are a target for cybercriminals in delivering spam, phishing emails and malvertizing to Web users.
Enterprises shouldn't be reinventing the wheel every time a Chief Information Security Officer steps up to the plate. The CISO Reporting Project aims to arm the CISO with what they need to make the Board listen.
Researchers have discovered a botnet which comprises of tens of thousands of hijacked home routers.
Security researchers say the vulnerability affects "millions" of machines in datacenters around the world.
The companies say the next-generation cybersecurity system will help protect the enterprise against today's threats.
Adobe's latest security update includes patches for 18 vulnerabilities in Flash, as well as 34 flaws in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
Mozilla has fixed 13 security problems in Firefox 38, including five vulnerabilities deemed critical.
And North America is forecast to swallow at least three-quarters of that.
GCHQ said it's "openly" recruiting hackers for the first time, months after the Snowden documents showed the spy agency used them to target both terrorists and civilians.
The critical vulnerability allows for remote code execution when a user visits crafted webpages.
A lead software security engineer earns on average just over $233,000 per year.
If you visit airports or swap SIM cards often, you might be flagged by "Skynet."
The two superpowers will also share cyber-threat data to combat cyber-attacks.
A federal judge's opinion is the latest scathing retort to US border searches.