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Google to kill off SSL 3.0 in Chrome 40

Google plans to remove support for the aging Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) version 3.0 protocol in Google Chrome 40, which is expected to ship in about two months. read more »

Facebook sets up shop on the Tor anonymity network

Facebook has made its site directly available on Tor to prevent access problems for people using the anonymity network and to provide an alternative method of accessing the social network securely. read more »

Google project aims to preserve privacy when collecting software stats

Google is applying a surveying technique from the 1960s to a project that aims to collect data about users' computers without potentially compromising their privacy. read more »

Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

The critical Shellshock vulnerabilities found last month in the Bash Unix shell have motivated security researchers to search for similar flaws in old, but widely used, command-line utilities. read more »

Drupal: If you weren't quick to patch, assume your site was hacked

Users of Drupal, one of the most popular content management systems, should consider their sites compromised if they didn't immediately apply a security patch released on Oct. 15. read more »

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The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

It sounds like the operating system that really needs some serious security patches is the human one. read more »

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 »

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Top 6 threats to iOS devices

Given the recent iOS update and iPhone announcement, a security group provides tips to fend off threats to your device.

McAfee’s most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2014

Musicians dominate the 2014 list of celebs you might not want to search on for fear of malware

Insurers’ refusal to cover high-tech Range Rovers is warning for carmakers, says Kaspersky

Place security higher up the supply chain, as parts that come from different suppliers could reveal vulnerabilities, experts warn

Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

Flaws identified in wget and tnftp allow malicious servers to execute rogue commands on users' systems

The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

Experts say training -- done well and frequently -- can make employees much more difficult to 'hack'

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