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China Steps Up Defense on Hacking Allegations
21 Feb 2013

China Steps Up Defense on Hacking Allegations

BEIJING - Chinese state media stepped up the war of words Thursday over allegations of sophisticated cyberattacks on US firms, branding the accusations a "commercial stunt" and accusing ...

Anonymous dump US State Dept database on the web
21 Feb 2013

Anonymous dump US State Dept database on the web

Anonymous claims to have hacked the United States' State Department website and captured a database, which has now been published on the Internet.

Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report
20 Feb 2013

Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report

In a fascinating, unprecedented, and statistics-packed report, security firm Mandiant made direct allegations and exposed a multi-year, massive cyber espionage campaign that they say with confidence ...

Adobe to Patch Critical Vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat This Week
19 Feb 2013

Adobe to Patch Critical Vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat This Week

Last week, security researchers from FireEye identified a PDF zero-day that was being used in targeted attacks. Shortly after, Adobe confirmed the existence of two critical vulnerabilities in Adobe ...

Mozilla Updates CA Certificate Policy
19 Feb 2013

Mozilla Updates CA Certificate Policy

Mozilla announced an update to their CA Certificate policy on Friday, including changes on compliance and auditing. The update, the organization explained in a blog post, continues their efforts ...

Facebook Network Hit by 'Sophisticated' Attack
18 Feb 2013

Facebook Network Hit by 'Sophisticated' Attack

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook said Friday its computer system was "targeted in a sophisticated attack" last month, but that it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

Certificate Authorities Band Together to Improve SSL Security
16 Feb 2013

Certificate Authorities Band Together to Improve SSL Security

Some the biggest names in the certificate authority world banded together and launched a new organization dedicated to strengthening the CA infrastructure.

Zeus banking Trojan targeting five major banks in Japan
16 Feb 2013

Zeus banking Trojan targeting five major banks in Japan

Zeus continues to strike online bank accounts and users, and technology designed to thwart these Trojan attacks continually fails to keep up.

Jawbone Server Hacked, Customer Data Accessed by Attackers
14 Feb 2013

Jawbone Server Hacked, Customer Data Accessed by Attackers

SAN FRANCISCO - Jawbone on Wednesday warned users of its earpieces and Jambox speakers that hackers stole names, email addresses and encrypted passwords from accounts used to make the wireless devices ...

FireEye Researchers Discover PDF Zero-day Used In Active Attacks
13 Feb 2013

FireEye Researchers Discover PDF Zero-day Used In Active Attacks

Security researchers from FireEye on Tuesday said they had identified a PDF zero-day that is being used in active attacks, and that they observed successful exploitation on the latest version of Adobe ...

Symantec: Employees Don't Believe Stealing Corporate Data is Wrong
12 Feb 2013

Symantec: Employees Don't Believe Stealing Corporate Data is Wrong

According to a recent study from Symantec, employees who leave a job, on their own or due to being fired, tend to keep confidential information and other corporate data, and have no problems using it ...

Adobe updates Flash to address targeted exploits
11 Feb 2013

Adobe updates Flash to address targeted exploits

Adobe has issued an emergency update to its widely used Flash Player in light of reports that the software suffers from two vulnerabilities that are being publicly exploited.