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Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed

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. read more »

While Heartbleed distracts, hackers hit US universities

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. read more »

Apple patches Secure Transport, but not because of Heartbleed

Apple today issued a security-only update for OS X, patching 25 vulnerabilities in Mavericks, its newest operating system, and 7 bugs in older editions. read more »

Search and rescue group sues FAA over drone use

A battle for rights to U.S. airspace is brewing between the Federal Aviation Administration and organizations looking to operate small, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for commercial and other purposes. read more »

How to keep your smartphone (and its data) secure

In our daily activities, our smartphones increasingly store or access sensitive business and personal data -- not just email, but also financial and medical information, company systems, travel itineraries, etc. Many of us also use smartphones to access cloud data repositories like Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs, Microsoft OneDrive and Apple iCloud. read more »

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How to defend against the OpenSSL Heartbleed flaw

CSOs need to take a number of steps as soon as possible to protect their organizations against the OpenSSL vulnerability that has shaken the tech industry, experts say. read more »

Windows XP support ended 8th April

Microsoft's operating system becomes open to attack read more »

Security Manager's Journal: Thousands of dollars in phone calls? Management hates that

As a security manager, I expect my company to be hit by malware infestations, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and attempts at unauthorised access. I deal with them all as they arise, and they do keep things interesting. read more »

Security should no longer be 'cementing' the status quo

When considering the alarming number of mega-data breaches and other such security incidents as they occur almost daily, and then compare the announced "root causes" and "used attack paths" of the incidents with the current state-of-the-art strategies to defend against attacks, I have come to conclusion that, unfortunately, security (risk, audit, and compliance, and any other assurance functions) is more often than not only "cementing" the status quo, that is the currently used processes or ways of doing business in a somewhat "secure" fashion. read more »

CyberLocker's success will fuel future copycats

Nothing spurs malware development like success and that's likely to be the case in the coming months with ransomware. read more »

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