AVG tempts antivirus free users with cloud scranning

Antivirus firm AVG has launched its 2013 suite of security products that feature a number of useful tweaks and a redesigned interface.

Industry Upbeat About IPv6 Day Despite Low Traffic Volume

It's been billed by its organizers as the most important day for the future of the Internet, but so far World IPv6 Day has probably served to confirm what the...

Free Antivirus Programs Rise in Popularity, New Survey Shows

Free antivirus programs such as Microsoft's Security Essentials (MSE) have now supplanted more complex paid software as the antimalware defense of choice for...

UK Developing Cyber-weapons, Armed Forces Minister Admits

The U.K. Government is developing a "toolbox" of Internet cyber-weapons that could be used to attack other countries, Armed Forces Minister Nick Harvey said in...

Obama Softens Stance on Accused U.K. Hacker McKinnon

President Obama has thrown a nugget of hope to accused U.K. hacker Gary McKinnon, accused of breaking into U.S. military servers.

Russian Company Cracks IOS 4 Hardware Encryption

Having cracked Apple iPhone backups last year, Russian security company ElcomSoft appears to have found a reliable way to beat the layered encryption system used...

Dimension Data Finds Vulnerabilities on Cisco Devices

Large numbers of companies using Cisco network equipment are still vulnerable to a single security vulnerability flaw nearly two years after a patch was issued...

Industry Agrees on Security Vulnerability Reporting Format

Three years after its founding, the Industry Consortium for Advancement of Security on the Internet (ICASI) is starting to bear fruit with the launch of version...

Overhaul of U.K. Copyright Law Would Boost GDP, Says Report

The U.K.'s obsolete copyright laws are hurting innovation and should be overhauled to boost economic growth and make it easier for content and creative...

Researcher: Dropbox Misrepresents Security Features

Cloud data storage and synchronization company Dropbox has been hit with a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission alleging that the company has deceived...

Market Value of Pirated Software Rises, BSA Report Says

Booming PC use in developing countries has driven the market value of pirated software to record levels, an annual IDC study for the Business Software Alliance...

Vendors Patch Firewalls After Controversial NSS Labs Test

Four out of the five vendors shown last month by testing company NSS Labs to suffer a security flaw in their high-end firewalls have since patched their...

WebGL Hit by Hard-to-fix Browser Security Flaw

The WebGL graphics technology turned on by default in Firefox and Chrome poses a serious security risk and IT managers should consider disabling it, a security...

Reports: Computers Seized at Bin Laden Compound

The U.S. raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan Sunday also turned up an "intelligence harvest" of computer-based data, according to media...

Nikon's Image Authentication Algorithm Cracked

Researchers have discovered a flaw in the system used by Nikon professional digital cameras to ensure images have not been tampered with.

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