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White House will not force FBI to get a warrant for email data

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:42
If you were waiting for Congress to act, now is the time to go grab yourself some popcorn.

How blockchain is likely to transform IT and business

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:46
The technology underpinning the well-known cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is really the star of the show. Here's why Blockchain will almost certainly lead to a digital transparency and trust revolution near you.

Federal Court's data breach decision shows new tilt toward victims, class-action lawsuits

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:44
Federal courts beginning to recognize possibility of on-going harm to those who lose financial, personal data in a breach

​U.S. District Judge rules mobile-phone tracking does require a warrant

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:41
It's a tug of war for cell-phone privacy as U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rules mobile-phone tracking does requires a warrant.

Tor connection vulnerability uncloaks hidden web services

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 06:12
Can "circuit fingerprinting" reveal the true location of Tor websites and services?

Zero Day Weekly: Wassenaar backpedaling, rifle hacking, Stagefright, Wi-Fi Sense hysteria

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 06:00
Notable security news items for the week ending July 31, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.

Should we let cyber espionage victims hack back?

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 23:35
Some private-sector victims of cyber espionage sound like they want to go all Blackwater on the internet. What could possibly go wrong?

Mega denies claims by Kim Dotcom of NZ government control of company

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 22:24
Encrypted cloud storage service Mega has hit back at claims by Kim Dotcom that it is in the hands of a wanted Chinese investor whose shares have been seized by the New Zealand government.

Rackspace to host cloud security sharing centre

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:29
The Cloud Security Alliance wants the big names in the cloud industry to join forces to tackle security threats in the cloud space that would see providers sharing information before an attack hits another firm.

Windows 10 next up to try igniting cultural shift around authentication

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:25
End-users are key to security breakthroughs but they need usability and simplicity as much as innovation.

Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense is not a security risk. Here's why

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:30
Yesterday, tech sites went full Chicken Little over a Windows 10 feature that allows you to share your wireless connection without having to give away your Wi-Fi password. If only those alarmists had actually used the feature first...

OwnStar: Unlock and track any GM OnStar connected car for $100

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 08:52
The OwnStar gadget can intercept mobile data in order to track and unlock your car without your knowledge or consent.

Facebook pushes out Security Checkup tool worldwide

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:00
Security Checkup was designed to walk users through all the security tools available to them, one by one, while asking them which ones they would like on or off.

Remote denial of service vulnerability exposes BIND servers

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 02:40
The vulnerability affects every DNS server online which uses the popular BIND protocol software.

NRMA keeps email attacks at bay using Mimecast's SaaS security controls

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 01:03
NRMA recently partnered up with Mimecast -- which has opened up two local datacentres and a Sydney office -- to address the frequent email attacks it was unable to filter.

ACSC publishes first threat report, but... ho hum

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:50
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its first-ever unclassified cyber security threat report, but it's an opportunity missed. It's just another generic government cyber document.

New flaw can render most Android phones unresponsive and useless

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:06
The vulnerability affects more than half of all Android devices, say researchers.

News, entertainment sites hotbed for serving malware ads, says report

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:00
More than half of "malvertising" attacks come from news and entertainment sites.

Black Hat 2015: Cool talks, hot threat intel

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 06:43
With Black Hat USA 2015 starting in just a few days, we've got a shortlist of the hottest talks slated for this year's largest domestic professional infosec conference.

Hammertoss: Russian hackers target the cloud, Twitter, GitHub in malware spread

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 06:36
FireEye says a new virulent strain of malware buries itself in network traffic to avoid detection.