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Intelligence officials believe so, saying that cyberattackers are the main threat against the United States in the modern era.
Updates, ahoy. Get a strong pot of coffee on the go, Patch Tuesday is on deck for another month. Microsoft has released patches for seven security vulnerabilities, four of them considered 'critical'.
Visa is being hit with a lawsuit after retailers decided to fight penalties imposed by credit card companies for data breaches.
Prepare your systems (and a strong pot of coffee): Patch Tuesday is on deck for another month. Microsoft will release patches for seven security vulnerabilities, four of them considered 'critical.'
With Android accounting for 96 percent of all mobile malware in Q4 2012, F-Secure warns that the Google-developed mobile platform is increasingly being targeted by malware writers and hackers.
In a severe threat to online freedoms in the region, the European Parliament is set to vote in the next week on 'a ban on all forms of pornography in the media'.
Tested on an Samsung Galaxy Note II with Android 4.1.2, an attacker can bypass the device's lock screen, albeit momentarily, to access functions and view data on the device.
The file sharing site's support forum has dozens of complaints of email spam. Dropbox, which suffered a data breach last year, doesn't believe it has suffered a fresh hack.
HP's senior vice president of enterprise security software suggests that we could learn a thing or two from cyber criminals -- and possibly persuade them to look elsewhere for targets at the same time.