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Sure the Cloud's Insecure; It's Like Everything Else

Worried about lousy cloud security? There's plenty of lousy security in other areas as well.

The Internet As We Know It Is Under Attack

Two recent developments have shown how the Internet is creaking at the seams with old age, but new developments might destroy the Net as we know it.

What Cloud Computing Means For the Real World

IT executives fear security problems, but from almost every other perspective, including that of end-users, cloud computing makes a lot of sense.

Can 'Encrypted Blobs' Help With Secure Cloud Computing?

Can cloud-based computing be made more secure in the future using what crypto geeks call "fully homomorphic encryption" to send data as "encrypted blobs."

How Digital Rights Management Could Ensure Cloud Security

Could much-despised Digital Rights Management (DRM) be an equitable solution to cloud security concerns?

Will DDoS Attacks Take Over the Internet?

Recent trends and changes in attitudes might mean that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks become commonplace, and a significant Internet nuisance.

5 New Online Security Threats to Avoid

Hackers just keep devising new ways to target Facebook and Amazon.com users. Read up on these five threats before you're "spear phished"--or worse.

Egypt's 'Net Shutdown a Wakeup Call for Companies

Reading the news of Egypt's Internet crackdown, CIOs around the world may be wondering how their companies would fare if such a situation happened in their home.

And the Winner of the Most-Blocked Website Award Is...

OpenDNS has shared details of the Websites most blacklisted using its services. Its list includes obvious names as well as a handful of surprises.

Top 10 Web Hacking Techniques of 2010 Revealed

A Web hack that can endanger online banking transactions is ranked the No. 1 new Web hacking technique for 2010 in a top 10 list selected by a panel of experts.

Online Attacks Spreading Faster, Wider, Researcher Says

With attackers focusing on social media and online services, expect far-reaching flash attacks.

Carberp Banking Malware Upgrades Itself

A piece of banking malware that researchers have been keeping an eye on is adding more sophisticated capabilities to stay hidden on victims' PCs.

Don't Fear the Android Security Bogeyman

An ingenious piece of Android malware can steal credit card details from your smartphone, but it doesn't signify a security apocalypse.

Social Networking Security Threats Taken Too Lightly

There's a gap between reports of malware generated from social networking sites and the potential threat businesses perceive, according to a report.

Playboy on iPad Renews Debate Over Privacy, Workplace Rules

The arrival in March of Playboy on the iPad--in a browser window--could present a problem for IT managers.