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Microsoft security tool EMET 5.0 puts a leash on plugins

The latest release of a Microsoft security tool that's designed to stop exploits lets administrators control when third-party plugins are launched, a long favored route for attackers. read more »

Attackers exploit remote access tools to compromise retail systems

Malicious hackers are using remote access tools to break into retail point-of-sale systems and plant malware on them, the Department of Homeland Security warned. read more »

Hacker group targets video game companies to steal source code

A group of attackers with links to the Chinese hacking underground has been targeting companies from the entertainment and video game industries for years with the goal of stealing source code. read more »

No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver

A zero-day flaw in a software driver in Symantec's widely used Endpoint Protection product may be tricky to fix. read more »

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

A security audit of 10 popular Internet-connected devices -- components of the so-called "Internet of things" -- identified an alarmingly high number of vulnerabilities. read more »

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For Your Eyes Only: Corporate espionage using social channels – is your company at risk?

Recent revelations concerning the techniques used by the spy agency, GCHQ to ‘protect’ the UK highlight some of the shadier methods it deploys for online surveillance or to manipulate and distort online discussion. Many of the techniques deployed by GCHQ bear a disturbing resemblance to those used by cyber criminals for their own commercial gain and in corporate espionage. read more »

Wearables: Are we handing more tools to Big Brother?

Most of us would love a break on our health insurance. We would generally appreciate the convenience of seeing ads for things we're actually interested in buying, instead of irrelevant "clutter." A lot of us would like someone, or something, else keeping track of how effective our workouts are. read more »

The CSO of the future

What does the future hold for enterprise security? What will programs, roles, technologies and policies look like in five years or so? read more »

Where culture and security clash

Physical perimeter security can differ from facility to facility, with myriad factors playing into what exactly is implemented, including budget and the assets that are being protected. read more »

Beware the next circle of hell: Unpatchable systems

Insecure by design and trusted by default, embedded systems present security concerns that could prove crippling read more »

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Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims

Wearables: Are we handing more tools to Big Brother?

Fitness trackers and other wearables are all the rage, but privacy advocates warn that they come with the risk of a "privacy nightmare"

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling

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Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of IT Security

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Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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The connected car as a microcosm of the new threat landscape

Balancing the excitment of innovation with a security pro's natural cautionread more »

Securing mobile development: Nontechnical solutions

Tools and services are necessary but changing culture is essentialread more »

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