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ernard
16 hours ago

I understand zero day to mean that there is a serious security issue, but I don’t know what it actually means. Where does the term “zero day” come from?

cchecca
16 hours ago

All of the recent security issues in the news makes me curious - How much are my personal details and information worth in real dollars? Is there an actual...

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SilverHawk
16 hours ago

After years of the wireless industry arguing against having kill switches in smartphones and opposing regulations that would mandate it, there was an...

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MGaluzzi
16 hours ago

The options for protecting against DDoS attacks basically comes down to a hardware based or cloud based solution. Hardware is the traditional way and if...

Tags: DDoS, security |
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ttopp
16 hours ago

When I’m using open WiFi networks for anything more than a quick bit of casual browsing, what steps are necessary to stay secure?

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ttopp
16 hours ago

When I’m using open WiFi networks for anything more than a quick bit of casual browsing, what steps are necessary to stay secure?

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LolaBelle
16 hours ago

When the iPhone 5S came out, I remember reading about the fingerprint scanner being relatively easy to defeat. Does anyone know if the fingerprint scanner...

delia25
17 hours ago

I understand that using unsecured public WiFi is a security risk, and if I’m not using a VPN, someone can “eavesdrop” on my activity. What I don’t know is...

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dblacharski
1 day ago

Yes, it's true that everyone should know better, and should be backing up data to an off-site facility on a regular basis. But, in...

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pwarren
1 week ago

Like everyone else, I’ve heard a lot about OpenSSL since the Heartbleed security flaw was discovered. I understand that it is intended to encrypt website...

Tags: Heartbleed, OpenSSL |
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A social network for sharing image collections has turned off sharing on Twitter after a large spam run referenced the service.
Megaupload, the defunct file-storage site, is asking a Hong Kong court to release millions of dollars in assets as part of efforts to allow its former users to reclaim their data.
An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries including the U.S., malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.
The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.
These tips and tools can help you keep your smartphone close, and protect your data if it strays.
Texas EquuSearch contends that FAA rules do not bar drones for 'humanitarian use'.
Revelations about U.S. secret surveillance programs have left China's Huawei Technologies exhausted on the public relations front, a top company executive said Wednesday.
Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their own native OpenSSL library.
The panic over the Heartbleed bug is proving to be a convenient distraction for hackers using standard techniques in a fresh wave of attacks targeting at least 18 U.S. universities, according to a computer security researcher.
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