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IBM buys access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas

With CrossIdeas, IBM is gaining auditing tools for policing segregation-of-duties violations across disparate systems

Tor points finger at US researchers after possible compromise of service

Was attack connected to cancelled Black Hat presentation?

No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver

Symantec has published recommendations for mitigating the danger

Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access

British hacker Gary McKinnon launches SEO start-up

Charges £40 an hour for his services

Android vulnerability allows malware to compromise most devices and apps

Attackers can impersonate trusted developers to gain powerful privileges on the OS, researchers from Bluebox Security said

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, privacy groups said

Is the WEDG the answer to post-Snowden data paranoia? Its inventor remains hopeful

The do-everything device that also encrypts and stores files

Until the Tails privacy tool is patched, here's how to stay safe

Patches are ready for IP2, the vulnerable component in Tails, but it's not clear when Tails will update

Hacker group targets video game companies to steal source code

The group has ties to the Chinese hacker underground and uses custom tools to attack companies, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said

In a hyper-social world, some seek a little privacy

People are getting more selective about what they want to share, and online firms are picking up on it

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

Security researchers from Hewlett-Packard found 250 security issues when analyzing 10 popular IoT devices

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling

BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise

BlackBerry says it can offer levels of security that can not be replicated on Apple, Android or other mobile devices

Police warnings to appear on websites suspected of copyright abuse

Attempt to tackle sites by hitting advertising revenue

Defunct Koler ransom Trojan attacked 200,000 Android users in matter of weeks

C&C analysis spots 150,000 potential victims in US alone

City of London Police to deploy warning banners on illegal websites

Working with Project Sunblock to identify copyright infringing websites

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are targeting Amazon EC2 instances with Elasticsearch 1.1.x installed

Mystery 'Onion/Critroni' ransom Trojan evolves to use more sophisticated encryption

Tries out more efficient Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman


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