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TPP to remove government procurement barriers

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 20:09
Suppliers from each of the 12 member states will be put on equal footing when applying for government procurement contracts under the TPP.

D&S Communications buys the assets of failed Mako Networks

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:51
US company D&S Communications says the research and development operations of the failed payments security technology company will continue in New Zealand.

​Google patches Stagefright 2.0 in Nexus, fixes land in 'nightly' CyanogenMod builds

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 06:04
While most Android owners could be waiting weeks or months for Google's latest Stagefright fixes, CyanogenMod has them ready to go now.

Cisco stakes a claim for Internet of Things security and analytics

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 05:29
"You can't connect 400 to 500 billion things that have never been connected before and not achieve tremendous new value," says Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

Apple on YiSpector iOS malware: Don't download from untrusted sources and keep updated

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 04:45
Common sense security practices, once again, save the day.

Singapore urges nation to adopt security-by-design mindset

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 02:46
Stressing the need to think about cybersecurity from the design phase, the Singapore government says it is reviewing its budget to ensure sufficient resources are set aside to support a robust defence system.

5 things you should know about VPNs

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 02:00
Privacy and anonymity are now paramount online -- so what do you need to know about one tool available, VPNs, to stay safe?

To understand Project Cortex, look to Einstein

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:48
If New Zealand spy agency GCSB wants to be more transparent, it should forget media charm offensives and take a lesson from the US Department of Homeland Security.

Incompetence, not Linux, is behind the XOR DDoS botnet

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 08:48
Linux is inherently more secure than Windows but a badly managed Linux server will still be more insecure than a well-administered Windows system.

HTC says monthly Android security updates are "unrealistic"

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 08:25
Lack of attention from carrier testing programs is the main reason. Perhaps HTC should take a cue from Motorola and sell unlocked phones only so it completely controls the Android software experience.

Amid spying claims, court eyes suspending EU privacy pact

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 07:41
Suspending the privacy rules that govern European data in the US would be "uncharted territory," with many US services facing possible disruption.

​YiSpecter malware uses technique that can bypass Apple App Store security checks

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 06:45
Researchers have uncovered a new malware threat affecting iOS devices which they say uses techniques that have slipped by Apple App Store's strict code review before.

Scottrade suffers hack; 4.6M customers notified of breach

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 13:30
The brokerage firm confirmed the attack, but said the focus of the attack was client contact details rather than financial information.

2015's biggest data breaches: CVS, Anthem, IRS, and worse

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 07:02
Updated: It's coming up to the end of the year. The leaves are turning, but the hacks keep on coming.

Patreon hacked, anonymous patrons exposed

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 06:08
A massive 15GB data dump of user data is now open for the Internet to see.

Zero Day Weekly: Gatekeeper, Stagefright, Experian and T-Mobile breach, VMware and WinRAR's bad week

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 06:00
UPDATED. Notable security news items for the week ending October 2, 2015. Covers enterprise, application and mobile security, reports and more.

Internet of Things vigilante malware strikes tens of thousands of devices - to protect them

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 04:56
Linux.Wifatch: A force for good or evil?

VMware vCenter and ESXi fall foul of remote code execution bugs

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 22:55
Users of vCenter and ESXi should update their installations now to avoid the chance of remote code execution occurring on their host machines.

​David Jones online customer details stolen

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 22:09
A day after Kmart announced online customer details were stolen, David Jones has reported facing a similar incident.

APT attacks on the incline in APAC: FireEye

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:59
IT security firm FireEye has said that in the first six months of 2015, the Asia-Pacific region has seen a significant increase in the number of APT attacks.