Security Watch - Page 14

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

Scroogled Redux: Google, Gmail, Privacy and You

August 14, 2013 9:40 AM
What legal rights does Google have to your Gmail account, and what should enterprise users do?

Google Bug Bounty Increases Security for Us All

August 13, 2013 9:25 AM
Over 2,000 flaws have been tackled in Google's Web browser since 2010, thanks to two Google vulnerability research award programs. But the benefits extend beyond the Googleplex's confines.

Pirate Bay Builds Its Own Browser Bundle

August 12, 2013 1:30 PM
Following in the footsteps of Tor, the unrepentant torrent file sharing search site releases a new browser. But don't expect it to be a threat or a major risk for enterprise security.

Mozilla Expands Persona ID Service

August 09, 2013 11:40 AM
You use your browser as your window to the Web today, so why not use it as the storehouse for your online identity, too?

Microsoft Set to Update IE (Again) for August Patch Tuesday

August 08, 2013 2:00 PM
Microsoft issues an advance warning ahead of its monthly patch cycle, and once again the Internet Explorer browser is at the top of the list.
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Microsoft Improves Yammer Security

August 08, 2013 1:10 PM
Microsoft wasn't always known or particularly well-respected for its security practices, but those days just might be mostly gone.

Is Google's Chrome Browser's Password Security Strategy 'Insane'?

August 07, 2013 2:30 PM
A Web developer questioning the security of Chrome's password manager has reignited the debate over the use of browser-based password management systems. Are they safe?

Tor Privacy Network Breached: I Told You So

August 06, 2013 2:15 PM
The privacy-focused anonymizing network is breached by way of a vulnerability it could have patched six weeks ago if it hadn't forked from Firefox in 2011.

DEF CON Reminds Us of the Importance of Physical Security

August 05, 2013 1:10 PM
Lockpick and Tamper Evident Villages take aim at the physical lynchpins of our modern world, issuing a wake-up call for physical security.

Def Con 'Crack Me if You Can' Contest Picks Apart Passwords

August 02, 2013 2:20 PM
A hacking contest challenges Def Con attendees to break the cryptographic hash on passwords in a bid to help raise awareness and improve security.

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