Mobile users are getting more security savvy, analyst says

Trend Micro observed an uptick in mobile security awareness by consumers in 2013.

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3D printers find a home in Hollywood, cranking out props

3D printing is not only entering the consumer space these days, but it also is finding application in the filmmaking industry.

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Open source won't address everything, says Red Hat CEO

Open source is a development model and not a support one that does bug fixing, according to Red Hat global CEO and president, Jim Whitehurst.

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Known, unpatched flaws draw most attacks, Kaspersky says

Most security breaches can be blamed on known but unpatched vulnerabilities, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Most hack attacks simply seek attention, security expert says

Cyber attacks, such as the recent one on the New York Times, are more about gaining attention than causing damage, according to Akamai.

Social network use offers clues for security, Gartner says

It's not practical to prohibit social network access at work, and their usage can provide clues to effective business security, a Gartner analyst says.

US leads 'dirty dozen' of spam traffickers, Sophos study says

Sophos has selected its "dirty dozen" of countries that relay spam for the second quarter of 2013, and the U.S. has taken the top spot.

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Ransomware targets smaller businesses, security CEO warns

Trending cyber attacks such as ransomware may be typically overlooked by SMBs, but Lumension chairman and CEO, Pat Clawson, warns that they are actually in the line of fire.