Cheap tablets on offer over Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have seemed like a good deal, but security researchers warn that some of these devices may be riddled with vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, or even security backdoors.
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Nearly a quarter of Australian organisations have suffered an interruption to their business due to an IT security attack or breach over the past 12 months, according to new research by Telstra.
After cyberattack resulted in internal networks being shuttered and confidential files leaked across the web, Sony has pulled in the professionals.
BitSight found that although the retail industry is still very much a hack target, 75 percent of retailers hit with a breach managed to improve their security effectiveness.
US-CERT, part of the Department of Homeland Security, is warning that the end of support for Windows Server 2003 is coming.
The Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Flash Player all have critical security vulnerabilities patched in a new version.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 7, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Apple has provided a lesson in browser security after hackers hijack connections to iCloud.com in China.
A non-patch security update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 was causing systems to reboot. It's been a rough few months for Microsoft's update quality control.
Hackers are moving away from broad-based email attacks and favoring campaigns that target individual workers. A smart security solution stays ahead of the bad guys by blocking attacks as soon as they’re discovered.
Blackphone and communications security firm Silent Circle are offering hackers US$128 per security-related vulnerability found in its mobile operating system and associated platforms in a new bug bounty program.
New versions fix eight security vulnerabilities, several of which could result in system compromise.
It looks like the infiltrators had a look around in JPMorgan's June security breach -- but did not manage to siphon customer funds from bank accounts.
The OpenSSL project has unveiled its first security policy on how the project will handle security fixes, and to whom it will disclose vulnerabilities prior to releases.
A draft document released by the Australian Department of Finance outlines requirements for government IT contractors to notify customers within 12 hours once they become aware of actual or suspected security incidents.
The tech giant's stock price has plummeted over the past 24 hours, sending Apple shares to a low not experienced since January.
USIS, which performs background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, revealed that it was hacked earlier this month. The same company vetted Edward Snowden for the government.
Updates released today address a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint Server 2013, the .NET Framework and SQL Server.
Facebook plans to deploy PrivateCore's technology into the Facebook stack over time to help protect users.
A major contractor of the US Dept. of Homeland Security suffers a major breach, months after it was accused of faking hundreds of thousands of background checks.
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