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UN moves to strengthen digital privacy

4 hours 22 min ago
The United Nations has adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urges governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.

ACORN launched to call out Australian cybercrime

6 hours 36 min ago
The Australian government has today launched a new cybercrime reporting service known as ACORN.

Verizon Cloud due to arrive in Australia next year

6 hours 46 min ago
Verizon has announced it will be bringing its cloud platform to Australia to help enterprises handle their workload in a secure environment.

Flash Player update beefs up older fix

13 hours 15 sec ago
Adobe's much-patched software receives "additional hardening" against a vulnerability patched silently last month.

Popular security suites open to attack

14 hours 38 min ago
Your anti-malware system does you no good if it's successfully compromised. Few security suites use ASLR and DEP in all their executables.

The branded bug: Meet the people who name vulnerabilities

15 hours 13 min ago
Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos. Heartbleed's branding changed the way we talk about security, but is making a bug 'cool' frivolous or essential?

Palo Alto Networks posts Q1 sales surge

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 16:06
First quarter sales were up 50 percent and Palo Alto Networks raised its sales forecast for the second quarter.

Google for Work bolstered with new security dashboard, wizard

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:56
Google Apps corporate subscribers can look forward to some new specials that will hopefully keep sensitive data even more secure beyond the holidays.

UK, US behind Regin malware, attacked European Union networks

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:12
Two governments working together are said to have developed the state-sponsored malware that attacked the European Union. Guess what? One of the makers was an EU country.

Regin nation state malware research revealed by security companies

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:48
Symantec wasn't the only company following Regin. Kaspersky and F-Secure have something to say about who was hit. Regin also spies on GSM cellular networks.

Digital crime thrives in Brazil

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:17
Online cybercrime 'schools' and a vast array of products and services focused on those wishing to enter the life of digital crime are more easily available in Brazil than any other country, says study.

Android 5.0 Lollipop embraces the enterprise

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:15
With version 5.0, Android makes the work of enterprise admins much easier. Security is stronger and more standardized. Android fragmentation is crumbling.

Google releases enterprise malware watchdog for Mac OS

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 06:48
Google's Mac team has kicked off the holiday season with Santa, its tool that looks for all things naughty and nice on its massive fleet of Macs.

Drones? What could possibly go wrong? Plus can China cripple our power networks? [Government IT Week]

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 06:41
ZDNet's David Gewirtz has been warning about China and the risk to US infrastructure for years. The NSA now seems to agree. Plus the FAA wants to restrict commercial drones, which we all knew was inevitable.

How to weed out the next Heartbleed bug: ENISA details crypto worries

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 05:22
Europe's security agency has warned that cryptographic protocols in vogue at the moment may not be as secure as thought.

16 arrested in European bust over RAT spyware

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:39
Europe's law enforcement agency has cracked down on the use of remote access trojans.

Which nation-state is behind the sophisticated, stealthy Regin malware?

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:47
Symantec researchers are impressed by Regin, which has been conducting high-level surveillance campaigns worldwide since 2008. Is it state-sponsored?

Hands on with Caine Linux: Pentesting and UEFI compatible

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:05
Here's my take on Computer Aided INvestigative Environment - a Linux-based, UEFI-compatible LIVE USB/DVD digital forensic system.

Zero Day Weekly: WhatsApp, Blackphone, Citadel hits password managers

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:26
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.

How to use an authenticator app to improve your online security

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:51
Want to avoid having your online accounts hacked? Enable two-factor authentication (2FA), a crucial security measure that requires an extra code when signing in from an unfamiliar device. In this post, I explain how to use a mobile app to make your accounts safer.