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60 percent of U.S. businesses hit by cybercrime

60 percent of U.S. businesses hit by cybercrime

A recent U.S. Department of Justice survey indicates that the majority of American businesses have detected one or more cyberattacks.
Sep 19 2008 9:52AM
Apple fixes another DNS vulnerability

Apple fixes another DNS vulnerability

Apple released a security update for its Mac OS X to fix several security issues, most notably for the notorious DNS cache poisoning problem and a vulnerability within PostScript font names.
Sep 18 2008 12:53PM
Microsoft to release security tools

Microsoft to release security tools

Microsoft announced that it would make available three Security Development Lifecycle programs and tools to help the industry improve security and privacy technology.
Sep 18 2008 12:53PM
Spam, malware spread by Google Groups

Spam, malware spread by Google Groups

Spammers are using thousands of Google Groups to spread unwanted email and malware.
Sep 17 2008 10:01AM
Firefox adds privacy mode

Firefox adds privacy mode

Mozilla, joining Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Google's nascent Chrome, plans to add a private browsing mode when it releases Firefox 3.1.
Sep 15 2008 11:52AM
Intellectual property protection goes global

Intellectual property protection goes global

Legislation has been introduced in the US Senate aimed at reducing intellectual property theft around the world.
Sep 12 2008 9:47AM
Brazilian bot herder to be extradited to U.S.

Brazilian bot herder to be extradited to U.S.

A federal grand jury in New Orleans has indicted a Brazilian man on charges he operated a botnet that was used to deliver spam.
Aug 26 2008 12:16PM
Majority of malware attacks go undetected

Majority of malware attacks go undetected

Most malicious internet attacks go undetected by anti-virus software.
Aug 12 2008 10:13AM
DoJ combating health care fraud

DoJ combating health care fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) continues its efforts to combat health care fraud and other criminal acts against the health care system by strengthening its overall enforcement.
May 30 2008 9:53AM
Latest phishing schemes target Apple

Latest phishing schemes target Apple

Apple's increasing popularity is leading to the company's users being targeted by phishing schemes.
May 28 2008 10:01AM
Proliferating HIPAA complaints and medical record breaches

Proliferating HIPAA complaints and medical record breaches

The number of complaints regarding violations of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) continue to increase each year in tandem with an increase in breaches of medical records.
May 27 2008 2:06PM
Privacy issues loom over Google Health

Privacy issues loom over Google Health

As Google launches its Google Health, security experts are concerned that personal medical records are at a greater risk of being breached.
May 21 2008 8:55AM
Text message scams for Asian donations

Text message scams for Asian donations

The recent natural disasters in China and Myanmar have led to scams to steal money intended for donations.
May 20 2008 1:43PM
Storm bot's stranglehold slipping: report

Storm bot's stranglehold slipping: report

The Storm Worm botnet is just a fraction of its original size, but malware remains on the rise, according to one email security firm.
May 6 2008 8:57AM
IM malware attacks increase, report

IM malware attacks increase, report

Malicious code attacks through instant messaging services have tripled between March and April.
May 2 2008 10:07AM
XSS vulnerability found in McAfee HackerSafe sites

XSS vulnerability found in McAfee HackerSafe sites

For the second time this year, a security researcher has found websites certified as McAfee HackerSafe that contain vulnerabilities.
May 1 2008 10:36AM
US Presidential campaign cyberattacks appear here to stay

US Presidential campaign cyberattacks appear here to stay

The websites of both Democratic presidential candidates have been hit by cross-site scripting (XSS) exploits.
Apr 25 2008 12:32PM
One-third of breach victims walk away from company, survey

One-third of breach victims walk away from company, survey

People are annoyed over the loss or theft of their personal information, a new survey from the Ponemon Institute reveals.
Apr 17 2008 10:07AM
Damballa responds to Kraken exaggeration claims

Damballa responds to Kraken exaggeration claims

A day after Damballa, an internet security company that focuses on targeted threats, announced the discovery of a new BotArmy named Kraken, the company released a follow-up statement to defend its findings after a number of security professionals questioned the validity of the claims.
Apr 14 2008 4:33PM
McAfee discovers malware that targets Tibet supporters

McAfee discovers malware that targets Tibet supporters

Two pro-Tibet websites were attacked with a malware that can attack local or remote databases linked to the user's computer, McAfee discovered.
Apr 14 2008 4:22PM

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