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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.

Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

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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.

Encrypted data in the cloud? Be sure to control your own keys

Data encryption in the cloud is an absolute requirement these days. When you talk to your service providers about encryption, be sure to specify that you want to control your own keys.

The Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts

Elcomsoft said it is aware pirated copies of its Phone Password Breaker software are circulating in the underground

Apple iCloud backup quirk could have allowed hackers to access 'deleted' files

iCloud on iOS secretly keeps last three backups, says researcher

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Nude celebrity photos linked to 'very targeted attack' on Apple iCloud credentials

The criminals who posted online nude celebrity photos, including those of Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, stole some of the images in a "very targeted attack" on user credentials for Apple iCloud.

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