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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.

The Flame Virus: Your FAQs Answered

Flame can sniff out information from input boxes, record audio from a connected microphone and take screenshots of applications that the virus deems important.

Don't Get Burned By 'Flame' Malware Attack

Businesses and individuals need to be aware that other threats like 'Flame' may already be out there, and take steps to be more diligent in guarding against them.

Gartner: Don't Trust Cloud Provider to Protect Your Corporate Assets

Security remains a top concern for companies looking to deploy a cloud strategy.

Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Is What's Wrong with iOS

Developers have released Absinthe 2.0 which can jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 devices. Jailbreaking is a personal choice, but a jailbroken iOS device poses a security risk.

Are You Prepared for the EU's New Data Protection Regulation?

Big changes are coming to data protection laws in the European Union. Are you ready?

Is Cloud-based Security Really Cheaper?

Vendors hope subscription models--and removing need to manage and update software, hardware--will be attractive, but the jury's not in on cost.

Will Voluntary Cyber Threat Sharing Plan Cast Doubt Over CISPA?

Administration may expand DIB CS/IA program to companies, but experts say some legislation is still necessary.

Windows 8 Security: What's New

Windows 8 is a major OS overhaul, but some of the most important additions might be the ones you can't see. Here's a look at Windows 8's new security tools and features.

Cyber Spies Exploit Java and Flash Flaws

Such activity is often paid for, or sanctioned by, government agencies.