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Microsoft's Reaction to Flame Shows Seriousness of 'Holy Grail' Hack

The company's fast, sweeping response proves how critical it considers Windows Update.

Launch Event Drives IPv6 Traffic to All-time High

Web and email traffic are expected to continue rising on the next-gen Internet Protocol.

Facebook Joins Google, ISPs in Notifying DNSChanger Victims

Facebook has started notifying victims of the DNSChanger malware who visit the social networking site that their computers will be cut off from the Internet.

What Separates Business Routers From Consumer Routers?

Small-business owners shopping for a new router should avoid the flashy new 802.11ac models. Here’s why.

10 Questions for Lancope CFO and COO David Cocchiara

Lancope provides flow-based security and network monitoring software for enterprises across a range of industries.

'Flame' Spread Via Rogue Microsoft Security Certificates

Microsoft issued a security advisory after discovering that the 'Flame' malware attack exploits a flaw to appear as if it's legitimate code from Microsoft.

Apple iOS Devices Have Trouble Gaining Confidence of Some IT Security Pros

Despite calls for more information about how Apple stores and analyzes the voice data it may be collecting through its Siri feature, Apple hasn't offered much explanation.

Report: Obama Ordered Stuxnet Attacks on Iran

UPDATE: U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the Stuxnet cyberattacks on Iran in an effort to slow the country's development of a nuclear program, according to a report.

Anonymous Claims Attack on Facebook

The social network experiences scattered service interruptions; Facebook says it's fixed, but some issues continue.

VMware VSphere 5.0 Gets Common Criteria Security Clearance

VMware today said its virtual-machine infrastructure software, vSphere 5.0, has achieved certification under what's known as the Common Criteria program.