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Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

While operating systems and apps are more secure, the need for endpoint security remains.

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How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

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Insecure security cameras sound like a joke, but aren’t

They’re an example of big tech companies’ failure to take security seriously.

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Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Nearly three-quarters of Android devices on the five biggest U.S. carriers are running on security patches that are at least two months old, putting them at greater risk of being hacked.

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Nowhere to hide: 9 new hacks coming to get you

The proliferation of insecure devices in every facet of our lives will have consequences far beyond the digital realm

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Sniff out and kick out Windows malware for free

Like it or not, your PC is susceptible to malware. These videos will teach you how to locate the bad stuff, then remove it from your system

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5 signs we're finally getting our act together on security

Despite all the bad news in information security in 2016, some positive developments may finally shift momentum

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17 essential tools to protect your online identity, privacy

From secure chips to anonymity services, here’s how to stay safe and private on the web

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Windows GDI flaw leads to PowerShell attacks

APT group FruityArmor exploited Windows GDI memory handling to break out of browser sandboxes and launch PowerShell in targeted attacks

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Stupid encryption mistakes criminals make

Blown cover: Malware authors show how easy it is to get encryption wrong and, in the process, help security pros crack their code

How analytics can protect you from Amy Schumer (malware)

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that the only thing that can stop a bad guy using analytics to spread celebrity-based malware is a good guy using analytics to stop malware.

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FTC focuses on combating ransomware

Federal Trade Commission chair cautions that businesses must do more to protect consumers from ransomware extortion, one of the biggest cyberthreats today.

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Despite billions spent on cybersecurity, companies aren’t truly safe from hacks

Last year, private-sector companies globally spent more than $75 billion on security software to safeguard their systems and data. Has all that spending made private sector data and systems any safer?

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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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Feds shut down tech support scammers, freeze assets

Federal authorities have shut down several alleged tech support scammers working out of Florida, Iowa, Nevada and Canada, freezing their assets and seizing control of their businesses.

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Jeremiah Grossman: Focus on ransomware, SDLC, and endpoints

The noted web security guru worries that the key web and application threats aren't getting the right level of focus

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Why CIOs should care about click fraud

Click fraud is more than just a marketing problem. It presents a real security risk to your organization, experts say. CIOs need to know their enemy.

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How to prepare for (and prevent) ransomware attacks

The only sure way to protect yourself or your company from 'ransomware' is with foolproof file backups. These three backup options can all help recover from ransomware attacks.

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Crying ‘Wolf!’ seems to work for security

Breaches that weren’t have gotten a lot of attention — and that’s not such a bad thing.

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What are hackers up to these days?

The short answer: They’re targeting sites in North America, where they’re planting malware in ad networks and launching dating site spam.

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