Security


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.

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."

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.

Update: Systems Infected with DNSChanger To Lose Internet Connectivity on Monday

An estimated 300,000 Mac and PC systems infected with the DNSChanger is set to lose their Internet connection at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

Microsoft Prepping 9 Fixes for July's Patch

Microsoft is readying three "critical" bulletins and six "important" items for this month's security update.

Are You Ready for the Always-On VPN?

Many organizations are slowly phasing out the traditional and clunky IPSec VPN for newer SSL VPNs. Here's the pros and cons.

Stuxnet Powers Down

Self destruct sequence initiated.

Zeus-Inspired Malware Targeting Cloud-Based Banking Transactions

Hackers have implemented a sophisticated malware variant to siphon large amounts of money from businesses conducting online transactions.

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.

Hacker Takes Credit for Bank Customer Data Dump

A hacker by the name of "Reckz0r" has claimed responsibility for breaching over 70 banks and releasing account details of over 1,700 customers online.

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Now Available

Microsoft released Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 today.

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.

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