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Researchers find malware targeting online stock trading software

Security researchers from Russian cybercrime investigations company Groub-IB have recently identified a new piece of malware designed to steal login credentials from specialized software used to trade stocks and other securities online.

Symantec report finds small businesses battered by cybercrime

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small businesses due to their less sophisticated defenses, according to a new report from Symantec.

Microsoft urges Windows 7 users to uninstall 'Blue Screen of Death' patch

A patch that shipped earlier this week has crashed customer's PCs and crippled machines with endless reboots.

Lawsuit could put kink in Microsoft's push for cloud security

A patent lawsuit filed by New Jersey-based StrikeForce challenges two-factor authentication technology used by PhoneFactor, a company acquired by Microsoft last October.

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Microsoft extends Windows 8 management features for IT pros

Microsoft has released the latest version of its Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) suite of IT management tools, an upgrade that deepens its ability to manage Windows 8 PC deployments.

Dropbox for Business launches, offering single sign-on

This new feature promises to make life easier (and more secure) for users and admins alike.

Microsoft's April Patch Tuesday brings no Pwn2Own fix

System administrators and IT security pros can take bit of a breather: Microsoft has issued a comparatively light set of patches for this edition of its monthly release of software vulnerability fixes.

Patch Tuesday leaves Internet Explorer zero day untouched

There are only two Critical security bulletins this month, but a recently discovered Internet Explorer zero day remains vulnerable.

VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk

To further its concentration on software-defined data centers, hybrid clouds and end-user computing, VMware has sold the Protect product family to LANDesk.

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U.S. business SEC filings suggest cyber threats may be overstated

Many large companies report to the SEC that Internet intruders cause little damage to their operations.

The experts agree: Ban Facebook Home in your BYOD workplace

Social network's new overlay for Android smartphones 'would be the first thing I would block on my network,' said one security adviser.

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BlackBerry details unique security features in OS 10

The new BlackBerry 10 operating system can separate personal and business apps, but that's not the only security strength that sets it apart.

Bitcoin mining malware spreading on Skype, researcher says

A spam campaign on Skype is spreading malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.

Australia charges alleged Anonymous member

Australian police have charged an unidentified juvenile, who is suspected to be a member of the hacker group Anonymous, on a number of counts related to unauthorized access to computer data.

Microsoft to patch IE10 Pwn2Own bugs next week, says security expert

Microsoft will ship nine security updates next week, two rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, SharePoint Server, Office Web Apps, and the company's anti-malware software in Windows 8 and RT.