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1 hr ago | CIO
A Chinese manufacturer's routers that contain a hardcoded password that can be used to open a 'backdoor' should be thrown away and replaced with more reputable gear, experts say Sometimes it is best to toss security-challenged technology, and that's the recommendation experts are giving to small businesses using a flawed router from a China-based ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Ixia announced the integration of its Application and Threat Intelligence Processor with the Plixer International, Inc. Scrutinizer cyber threat incident response solution.
7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
How often do you open your email and wonder whether anyone else may have looked at it before you? If your email is not encrypted, you may have a good reason to worry.
8 hrs ago | Information Technology
Allied Minds , an innovative U.S. science and technology development and commercialization company, announced today the formation of Whitewood Encryption Systems, Inc., a builder of next-generation systems of data encryption that leverage advanced cryptography technologies emerging from U.S. centers of research excellence.
8 hrs ago | Computing.co.uk
Sony's PlayStation Network has once again been hit by cyber vandals, with the service - which serves as the backbone of the PlayStation 4 online ecosystem - recently brought down in a distributed denial of service attack.
THE big winners of the NBN will be data-hungry households downloading TV shows, as research reveals the Coalition's plan will deliver the country $18 billion.
We hear stories on the news about hackers getting into a store's database and stealing a customer's credit card information.
A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said The cybercriminal gang behind the Kelihos botnet is tricking users into installing malware on their computers by appealing to pro-Russian sentiments stoked by recent international sanctions against the country.
One of the most terrifying realities of cyber crime is that it's now easier than ever to become a cyber criminal.
Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites incuding those of its president and prime minister.
As smartphones become the new laptop, we're using them for everything; from taking pictures, to accessing emails, and even checking bank account information.
Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.'s MR systems have received approval to operate with the U.S. Air Force.
Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
The malware responsible for the Target and Supervalu data breaches could have hit more than 1,000 other businesses, according to the Secret Service.
Alleged hacker James Raj Arokiasamy was slapped with 105 additional charges of computer misuse on Monday, bringing the total he faces to 162.
The human body has the potential for amazing feats, but it also has built-in limitations - we can't hear certain tones, we see a limited range of colors, and we can't feel magnetic and electrical fields around us the way some animals do.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:37 am
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