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Prolexic Exposes Utility Customer Hit by Massive DDoS Attack
8 Mar 2013

Prolexic Exposes Utility Customer Hit by Massive DDoS Attack

Prolexic, a Hollywood, Florida-based firm that specializes in anti-DDoS offerings to the corporate world , published a case study on Thursday outlining how they were able to stop a massive DDoS attack ...

Google Hardens Chrome Ahead of Hacking Contests
7 Mar 2013

Google Hardens Chrome Ahead of Hacking Contests

With millions of dollars on the line, Google took the smart money this week and patched Chrome ahead of today’s Pwn2Own and Pwnium competitions at the CanSecWest conference taking place this week in ...

MiniDuke Malware Targets Government Organizations
4 Mar 2013

MiniDuke Malware Targets Government Organizations

Security researchers have uncovered a highly-customized piece of malware that has been leveraging a recently patched exploit in Adobe Reader.

Firefox patch to block third-party advertising cookies
1 Mar 2013

Firefox patch to block third-party advertising cookies

Firefox will soon begin blocking third-party advertising cookies by default, preventing ad networks from tracking users' browser activity.

Old school malware used for spying on European govts
1 Mar 2013

Old school malware used for spying on European govts

Kaspersky Lab’s team of experts published a new research report that analyzed a series of security incidents involving the use of the recently discovered PDF exploit in Adobe Reader (CVE-2013-6040) ...

Adobe Issues Flash Player Security Update to Block Attacks
27 Feb 2013

Adobe Issues Flash Player Security Update to Block Attacks

Adobe Systems plugged multiple security holes in Flash Player that today have come under attack in the wild, marking the third security update issued for the product this month.

Sourcefire Unveils Malware Protection Appliance
26 Feb 2013

Sourcefire Unveils Malware Protection Appliance

Network security firm Sourcefire, on Monday introduced a dedicated appliance designed to help customers defend against advanced forms of malware that hit their networks, from the point of entry, ...

Microsoft Added to Hacker Hit List
25 Feb 2013

Microsoft Added to Hacker Hit List

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft joined Facebook and Apple on Friday on the list of US technology titans targeted in recent cyberattacks.

NBC Cleans Up Site After Citadel Compromise
23 Feb 2013

NBC Cleans Up Site After Citadel Compromise

For a brief time on Thursday, NBC.com, as well as other brand-related domains, were hijacked and used to deliver malware to visitors. The broadcasting corporation is still working to determine how the ...

McAfee finds sophisticated attacks targeting other 'critical sectors' of the economy
23 Feb 2013

McAfee finds sophisticated attacks targeting other 'critical sectors' of the economy

Cyber criminals are moving beyond financial services with an increasing number of attacks on other economic and governmental segments, according to McAfee.

China Cybervictim Claims a Red Herring: Analysts
22 Feb 2013

China Cybervictim Claims a Red Herring: Analysts

BEIJING - China's full-throated denials of hacking and counter-accusations of its own do nothing to allay growing concern over large-scale cyberspying alleged in a bombshell report this week, Western ...

Trust-Based Attacks Against SSH, SSL Cost Firms Big Money: Report
21 Feb 2013

Trust-Based Attacks Against SSH, SSL Cost Firms Big Money: Report

How much does a breach of trust cost? Almost $400 million per organization, according to a new report looking at how organizations manage online trust with digital certificates and cryptographic keys.