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Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal

Apple on Tuesday began offering an additional security protection for iCloud account users, a move the company made following the theft of nude photos from several celebrities' accounts last month. read more »

Hackers accessed Goodwill hosting provider for 18 months before card breach

Hackers evaded security systems for a year-and-a-half at a hosting center that processed payment cards for Goodwill Industries, using the same type of malware that struck Target and other major retailers to steal card data, according to the charity's software vendor. read more »

Many Android devices vulnerable to session hijacking through the default browser

The default browser in Android versions older than 4.4 has a vulnerability that allows malicious websites to bypass a critical security mechanism and take control of a user's authenticated sessions on other sites. read more »

Apple Watch under scrutiny for privacy by Connecticut attorney general

The attorney general of the U.S. state of Connecticut is concerned about the privacy implications of Apple Watch's handling of consumers' health information. read more »

'Tiny banker' malware targets US financial institutions

A banking trojan, known for its small size but powerful capabilities, has expanded the number of financial institutions it can collect data from, according to security vendor Avast. read more »

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Why giving mobile apps banking info isn't as risky as it seems

Data is compromised so frequently these days that it seems like nothing is safe anymore. So one would be forgiven for thinking that using apps that require the user to voluntarily submit payment card information in order to function -- think Venmo, Uber, etc. -- would be a risky play. read more »

Four small business security lessons from real-life hacks

It's no longer unusual to see major, massive hacks make news these days. They affect millions of individuals and cost millions of dollars to rectify. read more »

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. read more »

Is the open plan office a data security headache?

Today, more and more businesses are foregoing the traditional design setup of cubicles and closed-off offices for an open floor plan. read more »

Boost your security training with gamification

Getting employees to take security seriously can be a game that everyone wins. read more »

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Why giving mobile apps banking info isn't as risky as it seems

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