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  1. Cyber security spending in critical infrastructure to hit $46 billion
  2. Modulo updates its Risk Manager solution
  3. Why don't we see more examples of web app attacks via POST?, (Tue, Jul 16th)
  4. Android mega flaw fixed but phones remain vulnerable
  5. Petition calls for an end to passwords
  6. New digitally signed Mac malware confuses users with right-to-left file name tricks
  7. W3C rejects ad industry attempt to hijack do-not-track specs
  8. How to Keep Terrorists, Hackers and Other Bad Guys From Stealing Your Data
  9. Co3 Systems integrates investigative tools with security incident response
  10. How keylogging malware steals your information (includes video)
  11. Sony drops PSN breach appeal after risk assessment
  12. Malware campaign strikes Asian, European governments
  13. New whitepaper on cybercrime, systemic risk and global securities markets
  14. Putin suggests Snowden may stop leaking documents
  15. Mobile operating system wars: Android vs. iOS
  16. Viewfinity launches new application control solution
  17. Tips for network administrators as mobile device usage increases
  18. Encryption no protection from government surveillance
  19. Unusual file-infecting malware steals FTP credentials, researchers say
  20. Google's chances to obtain dotless 'http://search' domain are shrinking
  21. McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator exploitation tool
  22. Security Manager's Journal: Suddenly, our firewall audit can't wait
  23. INTERPOL and Trend Micro to collaborate against cybercrime
  24. UEFI secure boot: Next generation booting or a controversial debate
  25. DHS secretary Napolitano's exit leaves leadership vacuum
  26. Decoy Personas for Safeguarding Online Identity Using Deception, (Sat, Jul 13th)
  27. Enterprise anti-virus software test puts Kaspersky software out front, Microsoft at bottom
  28. Snowden says U.S. is using 'historically disproportionate aggression' to nab him
  29. Mobile malware, mainly aimed at Android devices, jumps 614% in a year
  30. Targeted attacks exploit now-patched Windows bug revealed by Google engineer
  31. System Glitch - Multiple New Diary Notifications, (Sat, Jul 13th)
  32. Hmm - where did I save those files?, (Fri, Jul 12th)
  33. Microsoft to pay first IE 11 Preview bug bounty to BlueHat security contest finalist
  34. Japanese government accidentally shares internal mails over Google Groups
  35. The ban on feds at Defcon draws a mixed reaction
  36. Defcon founder's message to feds fair to some, hypocritical to others
  37. Dropbox, WordPress used in cyberespionage campaign
  38. Insurance company, WellPoint, fined $1.7m over data exposure
  39. Microsoft Teredo Server "Sunset", (Fri, Jul 12th)
  40. Researchers find another Android attack that can get past signature checks
  41. Microsoft helped NSA get around its encryption
  42. Unusual Facebook spam campaign delivers malicious Macros
  43. DNS resolution is failing for Microsofts Teredo server (, (Fri, Jul 12th)
  44. Free malware removal tool gets new features
  45. Infographic: Is your information safe?
  46. EMC releases array of new products
  47. Bug bounties are cheaper than hiring full-time bug hunters
  48. Feds asked to sit out Defcon hacking conference this year
  49. Bit9 CEO: Trust-based model the new weapon in war against malware
  50. Blue Coat Internet monitoring devices (mis)used in Iran, Syria, Sudan
  51. Can You Hear Me Now? - - - Um, not so well ..., (Thu, Jul 11th)
  52. Bluebox releases free scanner for Android "master key" bug
  53. Feds asked to avoid DEF CON this year
  54. Metaforic released secure cryptography solution WhiteBox
  55. 10 Hot Security Startups to Watch
  56. Alert! Study finds Internet users heed browser warnings
  57. Google researcher's outing of Windows vulnerability may have led to cyber forays
  58. Yahoo says release of secret FISA court order will prove it resisted directives
  59. Security metrics are too complicated for senior executives
  60. Free online virus scan from BullGuard
  61. SaaS enhanced mobile device security
  62. Neurotechnology updates entire biometric product line
  63. .NL Registrar Compromisse, (Wed, Jul 10th)
  64. Websense Appliance at 100% CPU, (Wed, Jul 10th)
  65. Pirate Bay founder working on spy-proof text messaging app
  66. Microsoft's new app security rules dubbed a paper tiger
  67. Smart card readers for the iPhone and iPad
  68. BYOD breeds distrust between workers and IT
  69. Review: Network Intrusion Analysis
  70. Pirate Bay founder raising money for new encrypted messaging app
  71. Hearings announced for EU Parliament inquiry into alleged spying
  72. Facebook scam packs double whammy
  73. Microsoft gives app developers 180 days to fix bugs
  74. Study: Bug bounty programs provide strong value for vendors
  75. Patch Tuesday: Malicious fonts bedevil Microsoft Windows
  76. Microsoft gives Windows app developers 180 days to patch -- or else
  77. Konami follows Nintendo as victim of illicit login attacks in Japan
  78. Nintendo wins court case to stop DS flashcart emulator sales
  79. Privacy advocates call on gov't to rein in NSA
  80. No more disconnection penalty for French file sharers
  81. Cyber security collaboration in Europe
  82. 12 trends in privacy and security
  83. Cloud strategy and evaluation considerations
  84. StealthWatch gets enhanced threat detection
  85. New USB flash drives from SanDisk
  86. App turns a mobile device into a personal authenticator
  87. Microsoft patches 34 vulnerabilities
  88. Adobe July 2013 Black Tuesday Overview, (Tue, Jul 9th)
  89. Microsoft July 2013 Black Tuesday Overview, (Tue, Jul 9th)
  90. Proof-of-concept exploit available for Android app signature check vulnerability
  91. Cryptocat vulnerability excuse sparks debate over open source
  92. Knowing adversary key to good cyberdefense, say experts
  93. Latest leaks by NSA whistleblower reveal NSA's global reach
  94. EPIC petitions US Supreme court to stop NSA domestic phone spying
  95. Identity and access management tips for proactive compliance
  96. Equifax acquires TrustedID
  97. Selecting a cloud provider starts with exit planning
  98. POC code for critical Android bug published
  99. Privacy policy changes allow AT&T to sell user data
  100. EPIC asks Supreme Court to stop NSA surveillance
  101. US court rejects state-secrets defense in NSA surveillance case
  102. Privacy group sues UK government over surveillance programs
  103. Your Facebook friends may be evil bots
  104. 5 security bolstering strategies that won't break the bank
  105. Emergency broadcast equipment in US vulnerable to hackers
  106. Picky spyware ranks sensitive military documents
  107. Fallout from NSA surveillance program disclosures spreads
  108. "Google account hacked" text scam puzzles researchers
  109. Audit privileged access to Microsoft Online Services
  110. US Emergency Alerting System vulnerable to attack
  111. Super-scalable LDAP directory driven by big data
  112. Brazilian government wants answers from US following reports of NSA spying in Brazil
  113. Venezuela, Bolivia offer asylum to Edward Snowden
  114. The magnitude of Android's "master key" bug
  115. Mass login attempts compromise 24,000 Nintendo site accounts
  116. Workers do not trust employers with personal data
  117. Global security threats focus of Technology Against Crime Forum
  118. Why do we Click?, (Mon, Jul 8th)
  119. Multi-platform Java RAT targeting government agencies
  120. "Pinterest Tool" scam aimed at stealing login credentials
  121. Nintendo's fan site hit by illicit logins, 24,000 accounts accessed
  122. Dissecting operation Troy: Cyberespionage in South Korea
  123. Ultra Electronics to launch EnergyGuard
  124. Week in review: Android bug invalidates code signing protection, EU to launch inquiry into US surveillance programs
  125. McAfee makes next generation firewall available immediately
  126. Is Metadata the Magic in Modern Network Security?, (Sat, Jul 6th)
  127. Microsoft July Patch Pre-Announcement, (Sat, Jul 6th)
  128. Venezuela offers asylum to Edward Snowden
  129. Backlash in Japan over sales of train e-ticket records
  130. EU-US data sharing deals come up for review amid Prism scandal
  131. Snowden's Icelandic citizenship request stuck until September
  132. Internet Explorer pegged for critical fix on Tuesday
  133. Google ordered to change its privacy policy in the UK
  134. Secure messaging project, Cryptocat, apologizes over bug
  135. EU Parliament approves stricter penalties for cyber attacks
  136. Who won the free Bitcoins?
  137. China sees increase in Trojan and botnet attacks from other countries
  138. German privacy regulator begins action against Google over privacy policy changes
  139. Online protests against NSA surveillance planned for July 4 get off to slow start
  140. Stop spying on us, European Parliament tells US
  141. EU adopts stricter penalties for cyber criminals
  142. Critical Cryptocat group chat bug fixed
  143. Trojanized Android app collects info, comments on NSA surveillance
  144. Review: Information Security Risk Assessment Toolkit
  145. EU Parliament to launch inquiry into US surveillance programs
  146. Fake Pinterest "Password changed" email leads to malware
  147. Android bug allows app code change without breaking signatures
  148. Immediate action called for on server management flaws
  149. 'Darkleech' malware undertakes ransomware campaign
  150. Aggressive Android adware masquerading as Wi-Fi password cracking app
  151. Darkleech Apache module injection campaign delivers malware
  152. Darkleech Apache module injection campaign delivers malware
  153. Android lock screen bypass highlights mobile risk
  154. Serious vulnerabilities in OpenX ad platform expose millions to risk
  155. Vulnerability allows attackers to modify Android apps without breaking their signatures
  156. Apple Security Update 2013-003, (Wed, Jul 3rd)
  157. Free imprisoned AT&T hacker now, says EFF
  158. Bolivian President's plane diverted over suspicion Snowden on board
  159. Snowden withdraws Russia asylum petition as options dwindle
  160. Malware steals Litecoins, Bitcoin's younger sibling
  161. System Doctor 2014: A fake AV for the upcoming year
  162. Ubisoft warns of account database breach after website attack
  163. "Blizzard Entertainment IP Restrictions" phishing email doing rounds
  164. 2.5 million Californians had personal info compromised
  165. Review: Information Security Risk Assessment Toolkit
  166. Large Pony botnet controller discovered
  167. Cyber espionage moves out of the shadows
  168. NETGEAR introduces R6100 WiFi router
  169. Ubisoft breached, user account credentials compromised
  170. Alleged Shadowcrew member extradited to the US nine years after forum takedown
  171. Civil rights groups plan July 4 protest against NSA surveillance
  172. China's great firewall censorship architect retires citing ill health
  173. Fruity Instagram spam dies quickly on the vine
  174. Current cybercrime market is all about Cybercrime-as-a-Service
  175. Litecoin-stealing Trojan found
  176. AT&T iPad hacker files appeal over conviction, long sentence
  177. NSA document leaker Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Russia
  178. Snowden seeks asylum from several countries including China, Russia
  179. Jon Callas on privacy in the modern age
  180. Protect Android devices from theft and malware
  181. Twitter underground economy still going strong
  182. Keep all your software up-to-date with F-Secure
  183. Two-factor authentication for websites
  184. Using nmap scripts to enhance vulnerability asessment results, (Mon, Jul 1st)
  185. Modified online children's privacy rules take effect in US
  186. Vulnerabilities found in code library used by encrypted phone call apps
  187. Critical infrastructure protection: Are we prepared for a massive cyberattack on U.S. systems?
  188. 3 things to consider before buying into Disaster Recovery as a Service
  189. Critical vulnerabilities found in single sign-on enterprise tool Atlassian Crowd
  190. NSA hacking and spying on EU officials
  191. Android hack tool harvests info from PCs
  192. Teaching a computer to play Memory advances security
  193. Hacker indicted for Romney tax return extortion scheme
  194. Protect your company from BYOD security threats
  195. Beware of “Social Security” Facebook phishing scams
  196. Combating attacks with collaborative threat intelligence
  197. Bruce Schneier on power and security
  198. Android Hack-Tool Steals PC Info
  199. Week in review: Car hacking, Opera breach, and Carberp source code leaked
  200. NIST Cybersecurity Framework, (Sun, Jun 30th)
  201. Instagram "Fruit" Spam, (Sat, Jun 29th)
  202. Sdn Faq
  203. 12 tips for SDN IT buyers
  204. More than 50% of consumers say they've been victimized by bad apps
  205. New disk wiper malware linked to attacks in South Korea, researchers say
  206. Wi-Vi: Seeing through walls with Wi-Fi signals
  207. Opera developers explain why malicious "update" wasn't detected
  208. Bruce Schneier joins EFF board of directors
  209. FDA shut down 1,677 illegal pharmacy websites
  210. Opera developers explain why malicious update wasn't detected
  211. Another NSA internet and email data collection program revealed
  212. US regulator shuts down 1,677 Internet pharmacies
  213. MIT researchers can see through walls using 'Wi-Vi'
  214. U.S. Army cyber forces to get new rules of engagement
  215. Report: US general under investigation for Stuxnet leak
  216. Nintendo warns against super Pokemon creator app
  217. Report: NSA collected US email records, Internet use for years
  218. Can you trust your online backup service?
  219. Abuse of mobile app permissions
  220. Explore, analyze and visualize data in Hadoop
  221. Most Internet users have fallen victim to malware
  222. Lord Sebastian Coe to keynote RSA Conference Europe 2013
  223. Opera got pw0n3d: But did you get pw0n3d too?, (Fri, Jun 28th)
  224. Technology and the death of privacy
  225. Citadel malware variant uses content localization to target brands and users in different countries
  226. EFF sues FBI over facial-recognition records
  227. Cisco fixes serious vulnerabilities in email, Web and content security appliances
  228. Cybercrime fueled by mature digital underground
  229. Ruby Update for SSL Vulnerability, (Thu, Jun 27th)
  230. Physical Security in the Cyber World, (Thu, Jun 27th)
  231. Facebook bug leaked more info than company reported?
  232. Facebook squashes critical account hijacking bug
  233. Former NSA leakers: We told you so
  234. Opera says hackers pilfered expired code-signing certificate
  235. Researcher nets $20K for finding serious Facebook flaw
  236. FTC commissioner calls for way to 'reclaim your name'
  237. Prism implicates Facebook, Yahoo and others in Europe, student group charges
  238. South Korean cyberattacks linked to known gang
  239. Microsoft asks to disclose FISA requests to set the record straight
  240. Why business is losing the war against cybercrime
  241. Opera infrastructure compromised, users hit with malicious update
  242. Citadel Trojan automatically localizes fraud content
  243. Attitudes towards data protection and encryption in the cloud
  244. Data-slurping Facebook Graph Search flaw revealed
  245. Mobile and cloud data risks exposed
  246. Can DDoS attackers turn mitigation devices against you?
  247. Advanced threat detection from Cylance available for free
  248. Website Issues, (Thu, Jun 27th)
  249. Multiple Cisco security advisories, (Wed, Jun 26th)
  250. Review: Chat securely on Facebook with Synapsid