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Akamai predicts more cheap hacking toolkits, political attacks next year

We'll be seeing more severe vulnerabilities like Shellshock and Heartbleed in 2015, cheap online hacking and politically motivated attacks predicts Akamai

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Gogo Inflight Internet serves up 'man-in-the-middle' with fake SSL

A Google Chrome security engineer has discovered that Gogo In-flight Internet is issuing fake Google certificates.

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Police suspect fraud took most of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins

Japanese police believe only 1 percent of some 650,000 bitcoins was taken by hackers, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

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5 PCI Compliance gaps

With the holiday shopping season coming up, and crooks lining up to take advantage of the stress and confusion, this is a good time for merchants to review their payment security procedures.

NotCompable sets new standards for mobile botnet sophistication

The NotCompatible mobile malware has reached a new level of sophistication. The malware was first detected in 2012, but the newly discovered variant, NotCompatible.C, is the most complex mobile malware ever seen.

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The top infosec issues of 2014

Security experts weigh in on the top IT security trends of 2014, what was learned and what needs to be done

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The 7 deadly sins of startup security

The shift in mindset about security for startups is even more critical in this ever changing risk landscape.

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Live data used to highlight cloud-based risks

Later this week, SaaS security firm Adallom will release a report based on data collected from their own customers. The research covers an entire year, from October 2013 to 2014, and highlights a number of risks, including some that...

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC suffers pre-launch compromise

Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) says that CurrentC, a mobile payment offering backed by giant retailers like Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Old Navy, Target, CVS, and more, has been compromised.

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Best practices for moving workloads to the cloud

With data floating around in the clouds, it is good that you know how to secure it all.

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Analysts react to Symantec split announcement

On Thursday, Symantec said that it would separate into two business units; one that focuses entirely on security, while the other sticks to information management. Symantec's announcement follows similar ones from Hewlett-Packard and...

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How the cloud is changing the security game

New market of vendors has sprouted up to secure the cloud

14 tips to secure cloud applications

Enterprises are now clamoring for the corporate security gateway to give way to the new cloud application security gateway.

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Exclusive: Inside the NSA’s private cloud

National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software.

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Virtualization, cloud complicate insider threats for federal CIOs

The expansion and blurring of the traditional government network environment require federal IT officials to rethink contracting processes and embrace real-time security monitoring.

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Here are the limits of Apple's iOS 8 privacy features

The privacy improvements in the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system provide necessary, but limited, protection to customers, experts say.

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Apple now emailing users when iCloud accessed via Web

It's one of several security improvements expected from the company following its involvement in last week's celebrity photo theft.

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