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Website owners take notice: In a matter of weeks, Mozilla products including its popular Firefox browser will stop trusting an unknown number of SSL certificates that were issued using old root CA certificates with 1024-bit RSA keys. read more »
With EU Commissioners this week offering another commitment to conclude long-running negotiations to introduce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the end of 2015, IT departments appear to be the ones handed the job of working out how to meet its demands, a FireEye survey has found. read more »
Bit9 + Carbon Black this week released a new version of its threat detection and response product, Carbon Black 5.0. read more »
A new Chrome extension highlights tools embedded in websites that could pose privacy risks by sending data unencrypted over the Internet. read more »
The size of the largest DDOS attack was fifty times larger last year than ten years ago, according to a new survey of Internet service and hosting providers, and attacks are also increasing in numbers and in sophistication. read more »more news ..
Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more
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The overwhelming majority of high-profile US data breaches could have been prevented by sticking to a dozen security practices, according to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) which has outlined the most critical in a new report. read more »
In an age where data security defenses are getting more and more sophisticated, there will be increased pressure for malicious parties to glean information from within the organization's walls or public places. read more »
Smartphone and tablet users are constantly implored to secure their devices with PINs and other security settings but most rarely venture beyond a simple screen lock. This isn’t enough for reasons that will become clear. If a thief gets hold of a lost or stolen device or tablet there are numerous ways of re-using the handset, accessing any data it contains and even hijacking the account to make expensive calls. read more »
A funny thing is happening in the wake of the Edward Snowden NSA revelations, the infamous iCloud hack of celebrity nude photos, and the hit parade of customer data breaches at Target, Home Depot and the U.S. Postal Service. If it's not the government looking at your data, it's bored, lonely teenagers from the Internet or credit card fraudsters. read more »
Stephen W. Orfei is the incoming general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. He succeeds the council's first general manager, Bob Russo, who will retire at the end of 2014. Here he speaks to ComputerworldUK'ssister title CSO about hackers, security challenges and efforts to overcome the backwardness of US payment card technologies. read more »more in depth ..
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TrackerSSL is aimed at alerting websites of insecure tracking via Twitter
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Microsoft's email service was briefly hit with a "man-in-the-middle" attack on Saturday
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IoT and wearable tech are all the rage at CES but there is an elephant in the roomread more »more blogs ..
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