Security


Going Cloud: Identity Management as a Service

Keeping data secure in the cloud requires a new approach to authentication and authorization.

Can You Trust Public Cloud Security?

The safety of data remains the key reason many enterprises won't use cloud hosting services.

Creating a Cloud Master Plan: 6 Top Priorities

Your guide to 6 key considerations -- including security, storage, Exchange hosting and more -- for moving infrastructure and applications to public, private and hybrid clouds.

Windows 8 Won't Be a Hacker's Paradise

Attackers will have to learn a new trick if they want to hack Windows 8.

Dropbox Has Been Hacked... Again

Change your passwords!

Product Review: LastPass

LastPass keeps your passwords secure and organized.

Whither Security Training: When Education Trumps Technology

Your users might just be smart enough to handle security issues correctly -- with the right training.

Dropbox Experiences Increased Spam after Employee Account Breach

The cloud storage service Dropbox said Tuesday that the increase in spam e-mail sent to users last month was directly related to an employee account compromise.

Black Hat: Will Windows 8 Be a Hacking Killjoy?

During a presentation at this week's Black Hat security conference, security pros presented an argument on why Windows 8 may be the most secure OS Microsoft has ever released.

Do You Know Who Has Admin Rights?

Looking to to a somewhat biased study, more than half of you don't.

Symantec Labels CEO as Virus, Removes From System

The move was made due to Symantec's underperformance.

Grum Botnet Powers Down, But Not Out

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

Third Largest Botnet Ring Shut Down

The Grum botnet, known as the third largest spam ring among security researchers, was crippled on Wednesday after most of the command and control (C&C) servers were shut down.

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?

Yahoo Confirms Hacker Exposure of 450,000 E-Mail Passwords

Yahoo today confirmed the exposure of 450,000 passwords and user names used for personal e-mail accounts.

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.

Microsoft's July Security Update Arrives With Unexpected IE Fix

Microsoft released its monthly security rollout today, which includes three fixes rated "critical" and six designated "important."

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