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Weather.com fixes web application vulnerabilities

The Weather Channel has fixed a common web application security problem on its website that made nearly all links vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. read more »

Early version of new POS malware family spotted

A security researcher came across what appears to be a new family of point-of-sale malware that few antivirus programs were detecting. read more »

Syrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

A hacker group called the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) scared visitors to several news websites on Thursday by posting rogue pop-up messages saying they'd been hacked. read more »

Over 23,000 Web servers infected with CryptoPHP backdoor

Over 23,000 Web servers were infected with a backdoor called CryptoPHP that's bundled with pirated themes and plug-ins for popular content management systems. read more »

Siemens patches critical SCADA flaws likely exploited in recent attacks

Siemens released security updates for several of its SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) products for industrial environments, in order to fix critical vulnerabilities that may have been exploited in recent attacks. read more »

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Privacy is the new killer app

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 »

New PCI council leader ready to take on the hackers

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 »

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 »

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Ten years on - how security professionals turned from techies into leaders

Ten years of (ISC)2's Global Workforce Surveys have charted seismic shifts in the nature of the security workforceread more »

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