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3 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
Apple didn't release a firmware update for its AirPort routers until Tuesday. Dell's SonicWALL app, which lets you connect to corporate networks from home, just got patched Monday.
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7 hrs ago | Canada Online Explorer
The world's biggest technology companies are donating millions of dollars to fund improvements in open source programs like OpenSSL, the software whose Heartbleed bug has sent the computer industry into turmoil.
7 hrs ago | Boston.com
The computer hacker group Anonymous is believed to be responsible for repeated cyber attacks against the website of Boston Children's Hospital over the child-custody case involving 15-year-old Justina Pelletier, the Globe reported today.
10 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
New information on the data breach at Iowa State University. We're finding out why University officials are just responding to the hacking now -- even though they knew about it more than a month ago.... KCCI's Vanessa Peng joins us live from the Ames Livelink.
14 hrs ago | Fortune
What do you get when you bring a couple of former National Security Agency analysts to Silicon Valley? A crowd-sourced platform for hacking into customers' security holes and $7.5 million in funding.
With major retailers being hit by hackers and security breaches, consumers are more skeptical of someone gaining access to their personal information.
The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet.
CSO - Ilio Kolochenko, CEO of High-Tech Bridge, a Swiss information security company, gave the keynote address on governments' role in cybersecurity this past Sunday at the Regional cybersecurity Summit in Oman.
The FBI has warned healthcare providers their cybersecurity systems are lax compared to other sectors, making them vulnerable to attacks by hackers searching for Americans' personal medical records and health insurance data.
Hacking into a website may seem like a great way to steal a few bucks, but many cyber criminals are just in it for a few laughs .
Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.
Just about every kind of healthcare related entity-hospitals, rehab centers, pharma companies, insurance carriers and more-have been and continue to be compromised by cyber criminals.
The Chinese government will try to patch up the outdated Windows XP operating system -because it is too expensive to upgrade.
The panic over the Heartbleed bug is proving to be a convenient distraction for hackers using standard techniques in a fresh wave of attacks targeting at least 18 U.S. universities, according to a computer security researcher.
Iowa State University says there is no evidence the data files containing the confidential information were accessed but it is still warning nearly 30,000 former students to be vigilant about their identity protection.
Online shoppers and internet bank customers are being warned to change their passwords to reduce the risk of falling victim to the online bug that can allow hackers to snatch credit card and bank details.
Classical cryptography provides security based on unproven mathematical assumptions and depends on the technology available to an eavesdropper.