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CryptoWall ransom Trojan has infected 625,000 systems, says Dell SecureWorks

Holds hostage a staggering 5.25 billion files read more »

CryptoWall held over half-a-million computers hostage, encrypted 5 billion files

The gang behind this dangerous ransomware program has earned US$1 million so far, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said 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 »

Two US supermarket chains report major computer break-ins

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

Heartbleed exposes weaknesses in hardware design

Heartbleed highlights memory and cache architecture weaknesses, but a DHS-funded project proposes changes read more »

BlackBerry patches vulnerabilities in BlackBerry OS, enterprise server software

The flaws could allow attackers to access data stored on BlackBerry phones or sensitive credentials logged on servers read more »

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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 »

Why IT needs to drive the risk conversation

Go beyond just saying no read more »

How to defend against the OpenSSL Heartbleed flaw

Basic steps for IT CIOs, CISOs and IT Directors to take now read more »

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Encryption key Slideshows

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 »

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 »

The 10 biggest Edward Snowden leaks

One year ago, on June 5, 2013, The Washington Post published the first of Edward Snowden's leaks. Since then, many more revelations have come to light. Here are a look at 10 of the biggest. read more »

Microsoft's SME offerings

Microsoft takes us around a Kelly Hoppen designed apartment to show us its collaborative business products read more »

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Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of IT Security

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Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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