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Uber admits database breach putting driver data at risk

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 17:16
Uber said it is notifying impacted drivers now, but it hasn't seen the compromised data actually misused yet.

Breach costs at $162 million, Target reports

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 13:44
Retailer has collected $90 million in payouts on $100 million of network-security insurance coverage

Lenovo promises to stop bundling crapware on PCs

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:02
Following on from the Superfish debacle the company found itself embroiled in earlier this month, PC maker Lenovo is promising to bring to an end to the practice of pre-loading crapware onto systems.

Zero Day Weekly: Superfish attacks, FBI GameoverZeus bounty, Komodia in Lavasoft

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 07:06
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 27, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.

​TalkTalk security breach fuels bogus tech-support scam

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:55
Phoney tech support fraudsters are using TalkTalk's stolen client database to convince customers into handing over online banking credentials.

Silent Circle targets enterprise users with 'world first' privacy ecosystem

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 03:31
A fresh funding round will help the company cope with increased demand for encrypted communications in the enterprise.

Joint committee recommends changes to data-retention Bill

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:46
The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security has recommended that parliament pass data-retention legislation.

Backdoor listing costs leave Covata with AU$14.7m first-half loss

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:02
​Expenses stemming from Covata's backdoor listing on the ASX have left the Australian data security company with a loss of AU$14.7 million for the six months ending December 2014.

Surveillance law prompts shift for Google-sponsored SDN test-bed

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:29
Penalties levied under a New Zealand surveillance law have proved too risky for a leading software defined networking collaboration.

The second-class internet? You're soaking in it

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:27
Forget about net neutrality and balkanisation; Lenovo's Superfish idiocy proves that we already have a dual-class internet -- and most of us are proles.

Labor to cave on mandatory data retention

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:06
MPs of the Australian Labor Party are expected to vote for mandatory data-retention legislation when it is debated in parliament in March.

Dtex Systems looks to US after $15m funding round

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:50
Australian-founded insider threat digital security company Dtex Systems is setting its sights on the United States after closing a $15 million Series A funding round.

New iPhone or iPad? Change these iOS 8 privacy settings immediately

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:27
Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your new iPhone or iPad. Here are the important tweaks you need to protect your privacy.

​Lenovo website DNS record hijacked

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 17:37
Lenovo's Superfish debacle seems to have drawn the ire of the Lizard Squad hackers.

It's official: NSA spying is hurting the US tech economy

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:04
China is backing away from US tech brands for state purchases as NSA revelations continue to make headlines in newspapers all around the world.

Facebook's bug bounty program paid out $1.3 million in 2014

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:00
Facebook has doled out roughly $3 million since it launched the bug bounty program in 2011.

Ramnit botnet assaulted by Europol operation

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:52
Europol and international law enforcement agencies have disrupted the activities of a botnet thought to have infected 3.2 million computers worldwide.

How the Sony Pictures attack changed the rules of cybersecurity

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:52
Within three years, the percentage of companies that have a formal plan in place to deal with the disruption caused by aggressive cyberattacks will rise from zero to 40.

APAC firms want security to support mobile, application development

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:57
Businesses in Asia-Pacific look to IT security to gain better control as well as support increasing focus on mobile and application development, reveals a new study.

CloudFlare boosts browsing privacy, speed through encryption deployment

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:33
CloudFlare has gone beyond offering free SSL to millions of websites and is now deploying a new level of encryption by default.