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Internet of Things security will be imperative as wearables, automobiles and more sign on

Internet of Things security will be imperative as wearables, automobiles and more sign on

A survey by Intel Security shows great expectations for future IoT devices, but the things we’ll need to protect will become increasingly personal.

11/07/14

CurrentC is DOA before it’s even launched

CurrentC is DOA before it’s even launched

CurrentC wants to go head-to-head with Apple to become the mobile payment system of choice, but it's suffered a data breach of customer data before it’s even launched.

10/31/14

Report: Many Windows automatic updates are thwarted by user inaction

Report: Many Windows automatic updates are thwarted by user inaction

Windows automatic updates don’t work if you never restart the PC, and yet that seems to be the bottleneck for many, according to a survey of 4,500 Windows users

10/28/14

What you need to know about new zero day that hits most supported Windows versions

What you need to know about new zero day that hits most supported Windows versions

Microsoft issued a security advisory for the vulnerability, which resembles a flaw exploited in the Sandworm cyber espionage attacks.

10/23/14

How a USB key drive could remove the hassles from two-factor authentication

How a USB key drive could remove the hassles from two-factor authentication

Thanks to the FIDO Alliance's U2F open standard, a key drive or other small device could become a convenient, yet safe, authentication tool. The standard is backed by Google, Microsoft, Mastercard, Visa, PayPal and others,

10/21/14

POODLE’s bark is bigger than its bite

POODLE’s bark is bigger than its bite

A flaw in the SSL encryption protocol leaves vulnerable systems open to attack, but it’s an old, outdated protocol that most systems no longer use.

10/17/14

3 simple ways two-factor authentication can protect you when no one else will

3 simple ways two-factor authentication can protect you when no one else will

Two-factor authentication helps you protect your online identity even when the companies you do business with are breached or leak your data.

10/14/14

Spot phishing scams and don’t take the bait

Spot phishing scams and don’t take the bait

Phishing scams profit from your false sense of security. Protect yourself by learning how to look askance at any odd-seeming email.

10/09/14

Report: Huge spike in mobile malware targets Android, especially mobile payments

Report: Huge spike in mobile malware targets Android, especially mobile payments

The huge Android market is the focus of a joint report from Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL. Among the many dangers, there are a few hopeful signs.

10/07/14

Survey: BYOD security remains spotty, with users unaware or unmotivated about risks

Survey: BYOD security remains spotty, with users unaware or unmotivated about risks

A new survey from BitDefender shows that more and more people use their own mobile devices for work, but the security measures to protect work-related data lag far behind the BYOD trend.

10/02/14

Survey finds generation gaps in adoption of new tech

Survey finds generation gaps in adoption of new tech

A new survey highlights how IoT and wearable technology adoption vary by age.

09/16/14

Prevent identity theft with this interactive site

Prevent identity theft with this interactive site

A UK financial institution has put together an interactive guide to online fraud and identity theft, along with links to tips and guidance to avoid being a victim.

09/15/14

Apple Pay could put an end to data breaches

Apple Pay could put an end to data breaches

The technologies behind Apple Pay, from encryption to one-time tokens to Touch ID, all help remove vulnerabilities in the current point-of-sale process.

09/12/14

The new, more productive iOS 8: Spotlight and Notification upgrades make it well worth downloading

The new, more productive iOS 8: Spotlight and Notification upgrades make it well worth downloading

The launch of iOS 8 is less than two weeks away, and these two features will be all the reason you need to install the new OS ASAP.

09/11/14

Internet Explorer steals the Patch Tuesday spotlight again

Internet Explorer steals the Patch Tuesday spotlight again

There are four new security bulletins from Microsoft this month, including one Critical update that addresses a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer currently being exploited in the wild.

09/09/14

The game is not yet over for Gameover Zeus botnet

The game is not yet over for Gameover Zeus botnet

F-Secure's latest Threat Report highlights concerns that the force behind CryptoLocker ransomware was disabled but not destroyed.

09/05/14

Citrix ShareConnect extends the power of your PC to your tablet

Citrix ShareConnect extends the power of your PC to your tablet

Citrix ShareConnect enables users to access, view, and edit files from their desktop PCs from an iPad or Android tablet while on the go.

09/04/14

Report: Businesses at risk from unreported mobile device theft

Report: Businesses at risk from unreported mobile device theft

A new survey from Kaspersky Lab shows some concerning trends when it comes to securing and protecting business data on mobile devices.

09/03/14

Don’t blame iCloud yet for hacked celebrity nudes

Don’t blame iCloud yet for hacked celebrity nudes

Celebrity iCloud accounts have apparently been compromised, but that doesn't mean iCloud itself is to blame.

09/02/14

5 reasons a small Windows tablet might be in your future

5 reasons a small Windows tablet might be in your future

Microsoft is late to a game already owned by iOS and Android, but affordable Windows tablets could shift things in Microsoft’s favor.

08/28/14

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