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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 »

Ministry of Justice fined over loss of unencrypted hard drive

Repeat offence 'beggars belief' as prison service didn’t realise encryption function had to be switched on 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 »

Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things

A study of 48,000 Chrome extensions uncovers ad fraud, data theft and other misdeeds read more »

Facebook says most outbound email is encrypted now

Microsoft and Yahoo have enabled STARTTLS, which dramatically raised the percentage of encrypted messages read more »

Two US supermarket chains report major computer break-ins

Up to 1,000 stores may be affected read more »

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Data encryption In Depth

Is the open plan office a data security headache?

Google and Facebook market their shared workspace and informality to potential recruits but... read more »

The making of a cybercrime market

Business analysis and online crime read more »

Wearables: Are we handing more tools to Big Brother?

Fitness trackers and other wearables are all the rage, but privacy advocates warn that they come with the risk of a "privacy nightmare" read more »

Pirates, cheats and IT certs

Cheating is on the rise, but IT certification programs are fighting back read more »

Google targets business users with cloud, Docs advances

At Google I/O, the company makes it clear the enterprise is key read more »

CISOs taking a leap of faith

Changing career focus can surprise you read more »

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Data encryption Slideshows

7 far-out technologies that are closer than you think

Some of these technology innovations sound like science fiction, but they may land in your data centre sooner than you'd imagine read more »

Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop

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 »

11 top tools for Android road warriors

Heading out on the road? Be sure you have these critical business apps on your Android device read more »

The 8 scariest digital security stories of 2014 (so far)

The year's only halfway done, but hackers have already filled enough headlines to last a decade. read more »

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Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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