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Cisco names new security chief after Young departs

14 year vet Goeckeler was instrumental in Sourcefire integration

Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market

Chinese 'Spike' DDoS botnet targets Windows, Linux and IoT devices

Multi-platform attack tool spells trouble, warns Akamai

Apple's iPhone 6 Touch ID has same fingerprint failings as 5s

Can still be fooled with fingerprint lifting

Android banking malware suspects arrested by Russian police

Two accused of account fraud

DDoS attackers turn fire on ISPs and gaming servers

Attacks on banks recede dramatically, NSFOCUS reports

Mastercard trials voice and face recognition mobile payment technology

Biometrics entering the mainstream

New organization sets out to make secure communication tools more user-friendly

Simply Secure will identify usability problems in open-source privacy tools and will work with developers to address them

Startup backs services with elasticity of AWS, Azure clouds to outlast DDoS attacks

Resistance makes the bad guys go away...

Google to turn on encryption by default in next Android version

Law enforcement would have to approach a device's owner since the encryption keys are stored on the device

Shellshock vulnerability roils Linux server shops

The GNU Bash shell can provide an entry point for launching more severe attacks, researchers find

Yahoo reports a drop in government data requests

There were 18,000 requests in the first six months of this year, down from 29,000 a year ago

Blackphone and Silent Circle offer $128 bounty for security flaws

Smartphone starts program on Bugcrowd

Security pro wins £10,000 prize after inventing better threat modelling system

Ian Peters grabs NCC Group's Cyber 10K prize

Researchers discover better way to automatically detect malicious websites

Content obfuscation and bogus credential icons

GCHQ harnessing analytical skills of 120 dyslexic and dyspraxic spies

Intelligence agency says it can analyse complex information in a “dispassionate, logical and analytical” way

Cisco's 5500 series firewalls get major Sourcefire security overhaul

Integrates malware and IPS into the formula

Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking issue

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

Malicious advertisements distributed by DoubleClick, Zedo networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware

CloudFlare can provide its caching service without your SSL keys

The company said it has made an encryption breakthrough that will put financial institutions at ease


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