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Google Says Gmail Attack Focused on Iranian Targets

Google said late Sunday that an attack mounted against its Gmail service targeted users primarily located in Iran, although the company has taken steps to block...

Survey: IT Pros Split on Allowing End Users to Download, Install Software

In their efforts to keep malware off their networks, some IT and security pros restrict end users' rights to install apps on company machines.

Twitter Turns on SSL Encryption for Some Users

Twitter is slowly turning on automatic encryption on its website, a move following other major providers of web-based services to thwart account hijacking over...

How the Cloud Can Solve Security Problems

Jerry Archer, board member of the Cloud Security Alliance, discusses how cloud computing will make security better for everybody.

AES Proved Vulnerable by Microsoft Researchers

Researchers from Microsoft and the Dutch Katholieke Universiteit Leuven have discovered a way to break the widely used Advanced Encryption Standard.

Black Hat: Routers Using OSPF Open to Attacks

A researcher at Black Hat has revealed a vulnerability in the most common corporate router protocol that puts networks using it at risk of attacks.

10 Hard Truths IT Must Learn to Accept

Unsanctioned devices, compromised networks, downtime -- today's IT is all about embracing imperfections

IT and Security Can't Keep Up With Consumer Device Use

IT managers are slowly embracing the growing number of consumer devices such as iPhones and iPads in the workplace. But that doesn't mean they're ready.

Cellcrypt Releases Encrypted Voice Call App for the IPhone

Cellcrypt released a version of its voice encryption software for Apple's iPhone on Tuesday, adding to its portfolio of software to prevent eavesdropping on...

Employee Hijacks CEO's PowerPoint to Show Porn

The angry (ex-) employee gets a two-year suspended prison sentence and community service assignment.

Survey: 90% of Companies Say They've Been Hacked

Respondents said their companies' computers were breached at least once by hackers over the past 12 months.

New SMB Browser Tool Hunts Down Insecure Plugins

Vulnerability management company Qualys has invited small businesses to sign up to use a free online tool that can scan browsers for out-of-date versions and plugins that might be putting users at risk.

Wi-Fi Client Surge Forcing Fresh Wireless LAN Thinking

Mobile Wi-Fi clients are surging on wireless LANs. The growth is forcing IT groups to adapt to a new, more dynamic RF environment and rethink WLAN design.