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Gartner: Top trends in IT security technology

Gartner predicts rise of "digital risk officer" to protect the "digital business"

Encrypted Web traffic can reveal highly sensitive information

Merely knowing what pages a person views on a website can hint at their personal life

NCC Group's new '.trust' domain promises Internet security overhaul

Designed to make phishing and other abuses harder

Exposing hidden domain registrations could hurt innocent users more than criminals

Proxy services to hide details of domain registrants from the Whois database should be allowed, a researcher said

Ad network compromise led to rogue page redirects on Reuters site

The Syrian Electronic Army compromised a third-party widget to redirect some Reuters.com visitors to a defacement page

Android 4.4.4 fixes OpenSSL connection hijacking flaw

A new version of Android for Nexus devices is primarily a security update that patches the bundled OpenSSL library

Alert issued over plain text passwords in some Super Micro motherboards

A scan of the Internet showed more than 31,000 servers are vulnerable

Google Play analysis reveals security flaws in apps, say researchers

'PlayDrone' decompilation spots insecure credentials

UK's first cybersecurity fund C5 Capital pumps $8 million into promising Hungarian play BalaBit

Claims its technology could stop future Target-style breaches

As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones

After a year of pressure, U.S. law enforcement officials announce a major success in their phone anti-theft push

Will perimeter firewalls give way to ‘RASP'?

Gartner analysts debate value of perimeter firewalls vs. "Runtime Application Self-Protection".

AskMen.com website redirects to Caphaw malware, WebSense says

High-traffic websites can potentially expose thousands of visitors to automated attacks

Heartbleed patching effort stalls at around 300,000 vulnerable servers

The number of servers vulnerable to the Heartbleed exploit decreased by only around 9,000 in the past month, a recent scan shows

Syrian Electronic Army phishes Reuters ad partner to post political message

Hijacks Taboola links

Tool aims to help enterprise IT manage 'honeypot' hacker decoys

Developers of the Modern Honey Network want to simplify deployment and monitoring of these threat-intelligence systems

Cloud opens up UK firms' data to CIA spies, warns Bank of England CIO

Customer data may be subject to Patriot Act

Chinese site in signal-jammer sting could pay record $34.9M FCC fine

The company allegedly told US shoppers some of its illegal jammers were FCC-approved

Hacker puts 'full redundancy' code-hosting firm out of business

CodeSpaces.com shut down after a hacker gained access to its Amazon EC2 account and deleted most data, including backups

Cisco mum on future of ThreatGrid's partnership arrangements

Cisco is clear on integration of ThreatGRID into Cisco's AMP and Cisco security products.

LinkedIn called out on slow implementation of default SSL

Zimperium said some users are at risk, but LinkedIn claims the issue doesn't affect the majority of users


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