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Grum Botnet Powers Down, But Not Out

Look for this botnet right to be back at operational capacity sometime soon.

Always-On VPN Equals Always-On Security

The security of a home network wherever you go.

Hacking the UFC President -- Bad Idea

I'd strongly advise not messing with someone like that.

Data Breach Fatigue

Do we continuously give companies a pass for letting loose our personal info?

DNSChanger Shutdown Weeds Out Internet Inept

Losing those that still had infected systems is a good thing for the rest of us.

Two In a Row for a Microsoft IE Fix

July's Patch Tuesday marks the second fix for Microsoft's Web browser in two months.

Stuxnet Powers Down

Self destruct sequence initiated.

Facebook Smartly Pulls Tracking App

A somewhat good idea receives a terrible execution.

Hackers' Lives Made Easier Thanks to the Cloud

A cloud-based server means a hacker can get to it from any location.

Hacker Apparently Lied About Massive Bank Breaches

If you lie on the Internet, expect to be called out quickly.

Stretching Surface Speculation to Security

Will Microsoft's Surface help to bring in good security practices into the tablet world?

Microsoft's Intune Beefs Up Cloud, Mobile Integration

Intune 3.0 is now available for download.

RCE Fixes Win the Attention of June's Microsoft Patch

Four of the seven bulletins address RCE flaws.

MySQL Databases Let Loose User Passwords

Hackers could access your database in seconds.

Cyber Warfare Is Out in the Open

Stuxnet was reportedly created by the U.S. and Israel.

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