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Report Marks 2013 Top Year for Cyber Crime

Verizon is scheduled to release a report which outlines findings showing 2013 to be a historic year for cyber crime, according to an article published on the Re/Code website. Between the Continue Reading

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Experts Say Malware Can Attack Android Users Via Facebook

Facebook members are now being targeted by cyber attackers with “Google Android malware” to conquer a “common authentication mechanism” used by the banking system, according to a recent article published on Continue Reading

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Hostwinds Support Gets Stellar Review on Web Hosting Talk!

The Hostwinds Technical Support Team is continually proving to their clients – and to the entire web hosting industry – that they are serious about setting a standard of quality Continue Reading

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Hackers Suspected in Stealing Lacie Customer Data

The French computer hardware company LaCie announced this week that they had fallen victim to a “major security breach that put sensitive customer information at risk for nearly a year“, according to an article Continue Reading

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Top Security Firms Irritated by Heartbleed Bug

Since the announcement of the Heartbleed bug, a number of the top security firms – including Symantec, Intel Security’s McAfee division, and Kaspersky Lab – have not only been busy investigating Continue Reading

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U.S. Government Lays Out Massive Cyber Workforce Plan

Multiple security organizations within the federal government have announced plans to increase the population of their “cybersecurity” staff by 2016, according to a recent article published by Business Week. Both Continue Reading

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Heartbleed Bug Testing Exposes Private Server Encryption Keys

A team of researchers at the San Francisco-based firm CloudFlare have recently determined that the private encryption key of a server “may be obtained using the Heartbleed bug“, according to a recent Continue Reading

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Google Hints Incentives to Prompt Encryption for Websites

In line with the global desire to make websites “more secure“, comments at a recent industry conference suggested that internet giant Google has been discussing an incentive which will gives Continue Reading

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Reports Say Britain Unprepared for Cybercrime

Law enforcement organizations in Great Britain are said to be “unprepared for cybercrime”, according to a recent article published by OneStopClick News. The article indicates that only “three forces nationwide” have Continue Reading

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Kaiser Permanente Admits Malware Lived on Server For Years

California-based health care giant Kaiser Permanente recently announced that a server housing the protected health information of thousands of patients was found to have been infected with “malicious software” since October 2011, according to articles published Continue Reading