Security Watch - Page 9

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

email security

AOL Advises Users to Reset Passwords After Breach

April 28, 2014 3:40 PM
NEWS ANALYSIS: The source of the breach remains unknown, but it caused AOL user accounts to be employed for spoofed email campaigns.

Adobe Updates Flash to Fix Zero-Day Vulnerability

April 28, 2014 2:39 PM
A flaw in Flash was being used in watering hole attacks against Syrian dissidents.

Even Before Heartbleed, Improper Use of SSL Put Users at Risk

April 11, 2014 1:58 PM
Heartbleed is serious, but the simple reality is that most Websites and many end users don't use SSL properly to begin with.

Google Seeks Security Experts' Help in Teaching Online Safety

March 27, 2014 8:25 PM
Google is asking IT security experts for their input in an online survey about how to make the Internet safer for consumers.

Full-Disclosure Security List Is Reborn

March 26, 2014 9:20 AM
A week after the security mailing list was shut down, the founder of the open-source Nmap security program has stepped in to reboot Full-Disclosure.

Full-Disclosure Mailing List Shuts Down

March 19, 2014 10:20 AM
The popular Full-Disclosure mailing list for security vulnerability disclosure shuts down. What does it say for state of IT security in 2014?
Firefox OS

Mozilla Gives Up on Persona Single Sign-On, for Now

March 10, 2014 8:20 PM
Mozilla fails to execute on its own vision for enabling more secure user authentication to online services.
security flaw

Microsoft to Fix an Internet Explorer Zero-Day Flaw

March 07, 2014 12:10 PM
Nearly 30 days after reports of a zero-day flaw being exploited in the wild, Microsoft will finally patch this critical vulnerability.
Target Breach

Target Is the Victim of a Crime; Don't Forget That

March 06, 2014 10:00 AM
It's important to remember that Target was the victim, not the criminal. Also, CIOs should take note that they could be held accountable for data breaches.

HP Researchers to Compete Against Google in Pwn4Fun

March 04, 2014 12:10 PM
While at Pwn2Own, independent security researchers square off against each other hacking Web browsers for prize money, at Pwn4Fun, HP's staff will compete against Google's staff.

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