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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

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Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Computer network security

New EU Rules bound Spyware Companies to get a License before Export

New EU Rules bound Spyware Companies to get a License before Export According to the new EU rules, companies that make spyware and export them, will need a license from December.

Nov 7 2014, 6:37am CST

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts Chinese firewall is blocking all local connections to iCloud.com, redirecting those connections to a dummy site designed to look exactly like Apple's login page

Oct 20 2014, 11:54pm CDT

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers Lizard Squad claiming responsibility for the weekends attacks.

Sep 21 2014, 9:39pm CDT

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real If someone does something altruistic in security most stand up and applaud. But these days, such actions also tend to attract polemicists to the party. Especially of the cantankerous variety. Perhaps it’s no surprise...

Jul 16 2014, 6:10am CDT

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared Luuuk is the name of a mysterious Trojan that was discovered in early 2014 after having allowed its creators to steal more than €500,000, or about $680,000, in just seven days by performing “Man-in-the Browser” attacks...

Jun 26 2014, 1:20am CDT

Top Smartphone Risks

Top Smartphone Risks The world has reached a technological advancement at monumental levels. This development has aided people, businesses, and lifestyles improve by the creation of new innovations that simplify the way things are done.

Jun 11 2014, 4:28am CDT

Target: A Moment Of Truth Is Just Days Away

Target: A Moment Of Truth Is Just Days Away On June 11, when Target holds its annual meeting, shareholders will make a decision that could have far-reaching impact beyond this particular company or, for that matter, the entire retail sector. Institutional...

Jun 4 2014, 8:21am CDT

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs NEW YORK (AP) — More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were...

May 20 2014, 5:42am CDT

CES 2015 News
Hulu attempts to block international viewers using VPNs

Hulu attempts to block international viewers using VPNs There is no specific blockade as of yet and so far Hulu is only looking out for a certain web addresses

Apr 26 2014, 1:00pm CDT

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it A Bloomberg report earlier today said that the NSA intentionally kept the Heartbleed bug a secret in order to use it as a tool for intelligence.

Apr 12 2014, 4:36am CDT

The Really Scary Aspect About Heartbleed

The Really Scary Aspect About Heartbleed Another day, another Internet security crisis. This time it’s a problem with the encryption protocol that many Internet sites use to protect their data. Yet again, users for whom the basics of Internet security are as...

Apr 10 2014, 1:45pm CDT

Where Are The US Tech Heroes?

Where Are The US Tech Heroes? This column first appeared in securitycurrent.com It has been three months since the world learned that the NSA’s Signals Intelligence Directorate, through its Tailored Access Operations (TAO) has been deploying...

Apr 7 2014, 9:00am CDT

Tumblr adds two-form authentication option to stop hackers

Tumblr adds two-form authentication option to stop hackers Tumblr gets new security option

Mar 25 2014, 2:05pm CDT

Security Statistics Show That We Need To Reinvent Enterprise IT Often the conversation about the security of technology systems is parsed in terms that suggest the biggest risk vector comes from small organizations without the IT budget to ensure good security. However recent high...

Mar 4 2014, 1:26pm CST

China's president heads cybersecurity body BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a sign of Beijing's concern over its vulnerability to online attacks and its desire to retain tight...

Feb 27 2014, 11:01pm CST

New Virus Spreads Like The Common Cold - Via WiFi It started in the laboratory of a university in England. An airborne virus was cultivated. One that could spread like the common cold in densely populated areas, infecting all it came into contact with. It was called...

Feb 26 2014, 11:36am CST

Unofficially Fixing Apple's 'Gotofail' Mess And How To Stay Safe Many of you by now will have read about the Apple security issues in iOS and Mac OS X. Whilst we all wait patiently for Apple to comment on the issue, or better yet to fix it, users are left exposed to a bug that could...

Feb 24 2014, 6:06pm CST

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target Welcome to another installment in my cybersecurity for business owners series. Black Hat held a good webinar today on securing POS (Point of Sale) Systems.  I published an article on this topic (with input from one...

Feb 20 2014, 3:06pm CST

SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry

SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry In light of last weeks cyber-attack on Forbes (here), the release of new cyberthreat report yesterday specifically for healthcare was both timely – and sobering. Maliciously disrupting the business of a major media...

Feb 20 2014, 2:06am CST

SD Elements--A Solution To The Web App Security Conundrum The idea of web applications seems timeless, web apps have been around for a couple of decades already and yet we still keep hearing about security vulnerabilities in applications. Indeed the OWASP Top 10, a security...

Feb 14 2014, 11:10am CST

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses Since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began divulging information on how vulnerable our personal digital data is – and how much of it security organizations have been helping themselves to – the average web surfer...

Feb 10 2014, 5:20pm CST

How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data? By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inherent in designing for both the security and accessibility of medical data, especially in an...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

Secure Your POS and Avoid a Target-Style Disaster

Secure Your POS and Avoid a Target-Style Disaster An estimated 70 million consumers were affected by a data breach impacting Target’s POS systems over the holidays. For Target, this signals the beginning of a gradual rebuilding of trust between itself and its billions...

Feb 4 2014, 1:02am CST

Get Ready for Your Next Generation Customers--Millennial Man

Survey Shows Most American Execs Are Out of Touch With IT? Many American executives are out of touch with their IT department, putting them at risk for security issues and data loss. When surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, more than 9,300 high-ranking executives gave answers...

Jan 29 2014, 11:50pm CST

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics The 22nd Winter Olympics are to be held in short time in Sochi, Russia. The news leading up to one of the world’s greatest sporting events hasn’t been good, to put it mildly. From stories about increased terrorist...

Jan 29 2014, 5:07pm CST

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...

Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST

Researchers Report Exact Timeline Of Massive Target Data Breach

Researchers Report Exact Timeline Of Massive Target Data Breach Following yesterday’s identification by Brian Krebs of the exact malware used in last year’s Target personal data breach, the research lab at Seculert analyzed a sample of the malware and describes the attack as having...

Jan 17 2014, 9:41am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: myIDkey Shield portable firewall/proxy and VPN device from Arkami

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: myIDkey Shield portable firewall/proxy and VPN device from Arkami CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: myIDkey Shield portable firewall/proxy and VPN device from Arkami

Jan 14 2014, 11:49am CST

Snapchat vows to fix security issues

Snapchat vows to fix security issues The popular photo messaging application will be updated soon to address security flaws.

Jan 2 2014, 9:02pm CST

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach As business owners, we know that we could be doing a better job protecting our data.  We should be more responsible, have better controls and be more secure.  Like the big companies, right?  Hmmm. Right before...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

I4U news

Google's Schmidt Discusses Possible Internet Censorship In Russia,Moving Servers Out Of U.S. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, believes Russia might follow China in censoring the Internet. Speaking at the recent Paley Center for Media’s International Council summit in New York, Schmidt said he was...

Dec 30 2013, 12:05am CST

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware With each new story we hear of the NSA’s spying program, things get a little bit crazier—a little more Hollywood, and a lot more galling. From planting agents in video games like World of Warcraft to a spy satellite...

Dec 29 2013, 11:56am CST

The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know

The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know 2013 was a watershed year for cyber security and digital secret-keeping. Revelations about the way our data is treated once it leaves our browsers and mobile devices, the actions of hacker collectives, the dismantling...

Dec 22 2013, 9:41am CST

Andre Durand's Ping Identity Wants to Help You Take Control of Your Digital Identity

Andre Durand's Ping Identity Wants to Help You Take Control of Your Digital Identity A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Andre Durand, Founder and CEO, Ping Identity… “Twelve years ago, I was sailing with a friend from High School and blogging about...

Dec 20 2013, 10:26am CST

Microsoft Disrupts ZeroAccess Botnet with FBI, Europol and Industry Partners

Microsoft Disrupts ZeroAccess Botnet with FBI, Europol and Industry Partners Microsoft along with several other agencies, which included the FBI and Europol, managed to disrupt the infamous ZeroAccess botnet. This was a triumph for the forces of law and order in the world.

Dec 6 2013, 6:58am CST

China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack

China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack China has been hit by a large scale DDOS attack on early Sunday morning that has paralyzed the parts of Internet service in the nation. It has come under siege due to this act of sabotage. Many .cn websites went offline fully or partially for many hours inculding Amazon.cn, Sina Weibo and Bank of China.

Aug 26 2013, 6:32am CDT

McAfee to acquire network security solutions provider Stonesoft.

McAfee to acquire network security solutions provider Stonesoft. McAfee wants to become the leading provider of network security solutions to businesses. To do that, it needs a company like Stonesoft, which is known for its best-in-class firewall technology.

May 6 2013, 2:40am CDT

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway Slowing Down Internet

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway, Slowing Down Internet A Cyber Attack against Spamhaus is underway. Experts call it the biggest cyber attack in history. It is slowing down global internet speeds.

Mar 27 2013, 9:28am CDT