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Keeping Track of patches and hacks in the IT security world.


RSA Conference Proves Why the Privacy Landscape Is Challenging

March 02, 2014 8:25 AM
The intersection of privacy and security is a minefield of complex issues that tech vendors, users and governments must navigate.

Is the RSA Conference Safe?

February 27, 2014 10:53 AM
The security conference might not be practicing what it preaches.
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Adobe Updates for Zero-Day Risk, Handles Emergency

February 21, 2014 2:15 PM
Adobe issued an emergency update this week for Flash, but unlike years past, the emergency was easily handled.

Microsoft IE Zero Day Exploited in the Wild

February 14, 2014 11:31 AM
Irony of ironies, after Microsoft fixed 24 Internet Explorer flaws on Tuesday (and the expectation of none last week), here we are again.

No Critical IE Fixes in February?

February 07, 2014 12:50 PM
For the second month in a row, Microsoft is not including Internet Explorer in the monthly patch haul.

Pwn2Own Hacking Contest Adds Exploit Category: Unicorns

February 02, 2014 8:20 AM
HP's Zero Day Initiative is betting $150,000 that hackers can't hunt down a mythical Exploit Unicorn that is defended by Microsoft's strongest security.
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Twitter Social Engineering Account Takeover Saga Continues

January 30, 2014 7:50 AM
GoDaddy and PayPal defend their actions as Twitter stays silent. The victim still has not yet regained his @N Twitter account.

Twitter User Account Stolen Through Social Engineering

January 29, 2014 9:30 AM
Humans at a domain registrar were tricked into giving up a user account by letting the attacker guess a credit card number.

FileZilla, Other Open-Source Software From 'Right' Sources Is Safe

January 28, 2014 8:20 PM
FileZilla, the popular FTP program, is safe—but only when you download it from legitimate sources.
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Starbucks, SSL for Twitter and Why Sensitive Data Must Be Encrypted

January 19, 2014 8:15 AM
Though it has never been a best practice to store or send sensitive data in the clear and unencrypted, it's a problem that persists in 2014.

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