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Google's Chromebooks get Citrix XenApp business makeover

Access to Windows apps

IBM claims new patent for mobile security technology

Bypassing push notification to pass a token to the app

Microsoft Patch Tuesday bids adieu to Windows XP

Microsoft will no longer issue security patches for Windows XP

World hit by record wave of 'mega' data breaches in 2013, says Symantec

Over half a billion records compromised

Fake Android anti-virus app taken down

Surely the clue was in the developer company name....

Windows XP: Chronicle of a death foretold

The end-of-support deadline for Windows XP, heavily publicized since 2007, is upon us, and hundreds of millions of PCs still run the OS

Google protests Turkish YouTube ban

The Turkish government reversed an earlier decision to reinstate YouTube access after blocking the service last month

Windows XP only the latest example of risky software, argues KPMG

Consumer PCs already laden with risky programs

Patch Tuesday: Final Microsoft support for Windows XP addresses Internet Explorer problems

Historical significance but unremarkable patches

XSS flaw in popular video-sharing site enabled DDoS attack through visitors' browsers

Attackers exploited the vulnerability to hijack 22,000 browsers and launch a large-scale DDoS attack, researchers from Incapsula said

Adobe patches a critical flaw in Flash Player and AIR shown at Pwn2Own contest

Adobe Systems addressed two remote code execution flaws, including one demonstrated at the Pwn2Own hacking competition last month

Cybercriminals use sophisticated PowerShell-based malware

Two separate threats that use malicious Windows PowerShell scripts were identified in the past few weeks by malware researchers

ZoneAlarm 2015 adds cloud scanning of email attachments BEFORE they open

Consumers get threat emulation system used in enterprise products

Yahoo email anti-spoofing policy breaks mailing lists

Yahoo moved to a more aggressive DMARC policy that creates email delivery issues on mailing lists for yahoo.com users, email experts said

'Heartbleed' bug in OpenSSL puts encrypted communications at risk

Administrators are advised to patch and revoke old private keys

NSS Labs fires back at FireEye as security test controversy burns anew

Replies to FireEye rebuttal over mediocre test results

Low adoption rate of HSTS website security mechanism is worrying, EFF says

The advocacy group cites insufficient awareness among developers and lack of support across all browsers as the likely reasons

US government now requires banks to fight DDoS attacks

Ground breaking new regulation for US banks

5-year-old hacks Xbox, becomes Microsoft 'security researcher'

The boy got in via a glitch in the password verification screen

Microsoft to start blocking adware that lacks easy uninstall

The company revised the policies for classifying, detecting and handling adware programs in its security software


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