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Backoff malware infections are more widespread than thought

The number of businesses hit by the data-stealing Backoff malware may be substantially more than the 1,000 or so companies estimated by federal officials. read more »

Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

The PCI Security Standards Council says the Backoff malware is 'a very real threat' read more »

Retailers warned to act now to protect against Backoff malware

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council issued a bulletin urging retailers to immediately review their security controls to ensure point-of-sale systems are protected against "Backoff," a malware tool that was used in the massive... read more »

CryptoLocker's UK victims escape malware's clutches with backups

No ransoms paid, says Oughtred and Harrison read more »

Attack targets firms from the automobile industry in Europe

Attackers are sending emails containing a new information-stealing Trojan program to customer service departments, Symantec researchers said read more »

US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

Backoff malware is stealing credit card details, according to a cybersecurity alert read more »

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XPocalypse, not now

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CyberLocker's success will fuel future copycats

Ransomware with unbreakable encryption will attract cyber bandits like flies to offal read more »

How to convince the Financial Director to upgrade to Windows 8

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Bitcoin malware count soars as cryptocurrency value climbs

Hackers, from the opportunistic to bitcoin-stealing specialists, try to get in on the action, say researchers who tallied malware targeting the virtual currencies read more »

Huge turnout at RSA shows bad guys are winning

The high number of attendees and exhibitors at security event are indication of troubled times read more »

Unseen, all-out cyber war on the US has begun

Security pros and government officials warn of a possible cyber 9/11 involving banks, utilities, other companies, or the Internet read more »

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Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire read more »

15 free security tools you should try

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The sorriest tech companies of 2012

No, really, they're sorry! Vendors apologise in 2012 for everything from Apple Maps to Cisco Connect Cloud to outage after outage and breach after breach read more »

11 free Microsoft tools to make life easier

Tools that secure, automate, pinch pennies - including some for Windows 8 read more »

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