ITworld Security http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/49/all en 12 surprising ways personal technology betrays your privacy http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164894/12-surprising-ways-personal-technology-betrays-your-privacy-439114 <!--paging_filter--><p>It's not just your boss or the government that's spying on you, it's also the devices and technologies you embrace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164894/12-surprising-ways-personal-technology-betrays-your-privacy-439114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Security Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:07:00 +0000 kgerich 439114 at http://www.itworld.com China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks#comments Government IT Management Security News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:54:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 439039 at http://www.itworld.com EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/439038/epic-seeks-enforcement-action-over-arizona-data-breaches A privacy watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against a community college district in Arizona that lost the personal data of 2.5 million students and employees in two data breaches.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/439038/epic-seeks-enforcement-action-over-arizona-data-breaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/439038/epic-seeks-enforcement-action-over-arizona-data-breaches#comments Data Protection Security News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 439038 at http://www.itworld.com Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X http://www.itworld.com/security/439007/apple-patches-bash-vulnerability-os-x Apple released a patch Monday for Shellshock, a serious software vulnerability disclosed last week, although the company had said it posed no risk to most users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/439007/apple-patches-bash-vulnerability-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/439007/apple-patches-bash-vulnerability-os-x#comments Security News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:22:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 439007 at http://www.itworld.com Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/438978/second-cyberattack-hits-supervalu-grocery-stores-payment-systems SuperValu, the grocery store operator hit by a cyberattack in June and July, has suffered a second attack on its payment processing system, it said Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/438978/second-cyberattack-hits-supervalu-grocery-stores-payment-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/438978/second-cyberattack-hits-supervalu-grocery-stores-payment-systems#comments Data Protection IT Management Legal Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:28:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 438978 at http://www.itworld.com CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app http://www.itworld.com/security/438928/ceo-indicted-companys-alleged-mobile-spyware-app The CEO of a Pakistani company has been indicted in the U.S. for selling a product called StealthGenie that buyers could use to monitor calls, texts, videos and other communications on other people&#039;s mobile phones, the U.S. Department of Justice said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438928/ceo-indicted-companys-alleged-mobile-spyware-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438928/ceo-indicted-companys-alleged-mobile-spyware-app#comments IT Management Legal Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:31:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 438928 at http://www.itworld.com How Facebook's new ad platform lets brands track you around the web http://www.itworld.com/security/438864/how-facebooks-new-ad-platform-lets-brands-track-you-around-web Facebook knows more about your life than Google, and now the network is putting that information to good use--at least for advertisers who want to sell you stuff.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438864/how-facebooks-new-ad-platform-lets-brands-track-you-around-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438864/how-facebooks-new-ad-platform-lets-brands-track-you-around-web#comments Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:33:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 438864 at http://www.itworld.com Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware http://www.itworld.com/security/438855/malvertising-campaign-delivers-digitally-signed-cryptowall-ransomware The cybercriminals behind the CryptoWall ransomware threat have stepped up their game and are digitally signing new samples before using them in attacks in an attempt to bypass antivirus detection.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438855/malvertising-campaign-delivers-digitally-signed-cryptowall-ransomware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438855/malvertising-campaign-delivers-digitally-signed-cryptowall-ransomware#comments Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:38:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 438855 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook's new ad sales plan raises hackles in Germany http://www.itworld.com/security/438848/facebooks-new-ad-sales-plan-raises-hackles-germany As Facebook began rolling out a global advertising network on Monday that will capitalize on all it knows from tracking users across the web, German consumer organizations immediately raised their voices in protest.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438848/facebooks-new-ad-sales-plan-raises-hackles-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438848/facebooks-new-ad-sales-plan-raises-hackles-germany#comments Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:09:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 438848 at http://www.itworld.com CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service http://www.itworld.com/security/438827/cloudflare-aims-simplify-ssl-encryption-free-service More and more websites are looking to enable SSL encryption to protect their visitors from eavesdroppers and hackers. Now web infrastructure company CloudFlare will make it a bit easier by adding that feature to the free version of its hosting service.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438827/cloudflare-aims-simplify-ssl-encryption-free-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438827/cloudflare-aims-simplify-ssl-encryption-free-service#comments Security News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:34:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 438827 at http://www.itworld.com Attacks against Shellshock continue as updated patches hit the Web http://www.itworld.com/security/438817/attacks-against-shellshock-continue-updated-patches-hit-web Updated patches are in the works, but criminals are targeting the flaw now.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438817/attacks-against-shellshock-continue-updated-patches-hit-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/438817/attacks-against-shellshock-continue-updated-patches-hit-web#comments Security News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:37:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 438817 at http://www.itworld.com Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map <!--paging_filter--><p> The NSS Labs NGFW reports provide the details on how Cisco models achieved: Consistent, industry-leading security effectiveness; strong resistance to evasion; high performance above published throughput; competitive total cost of ownership.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:02:34 +0000 438808 at http://www.itworld.com Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map <!--paging_filter--><p> The NSS Labs NGFW reports provide the details on how Cisco models achieved: Consistent, industry-leading security effectiveness; strong resistance to evasion; high performance above published throughput; competitive total cost of ownership.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:02:34 +0000 438808 at http://www.itworld.com Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map <!--paging_filter--><p> The NSS Labs NGFW reports provide the details on how Cisco models achieved: Consistent, industry-leading security effectiveness; strong resistance to evasion; high performance above published throughput; competitive total cost of ownership.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:02:34 +0000 438808 at http://www.itworld.com Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map <!--paging_filter--><p> The NSS Labs NGFW reports provide the details on how Cisco models achieved: Consistent, industry-leading security effectiveness; strong resistance to evasion; high performance above published throughput; competitive total cost of ownership.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/438808/next-generation-firewall-security-value-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:02:34 +0000 438808 at http://www.itworld.com