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EndPoint Security Gets a Boost with Comodo SecureBox

Comodo announced this week the latest addition to its portfolio of endpoint security products, Comodo SecureBox. SecureBox is a secure desktop application that enables users to safely interact with mission-critical applications on malware-infected devices, such as company co...

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Penetration vs Vulnerabilty Testing: Do You Know the Difference?

Every time you turn around, it seems there is another high profile data breach in the news that involves the compromise of cardholder data. The Target data breach alone may have compromised the data of more than half of all adult Americans. It has never been more important t...

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Microsoft Security Update Triggers Blue Screen of Death

Microsoft’s monthly security updates are supposed to resolve problems not cause them. However, the folks from Redmond have had to withdraw an update released in last week’s “Patch Tuesday” updates because it can trigger the dreaded Blue Screen of Death where your computer be...

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CHS Data Breach: 4.5 Million at Risk of Identity Theft

According to a July 2014 regulatory filing, Community Health Systems (CHS), who operates over 200 hospitals in 28 states, disclosed that its computer network was compromised by a criminal cyber attack that the they believe occurred in April and June, 2014. The breach is beli...

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Apple Safari Security Updates Increasing in Frequency

Apple has released a Safari security update to address vulnerabilities which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause an unexpected application termination. This occurs because the Webkit component contains multiple memory corruption issues These issues wer...

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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft’s August Advisory Includes Critical Security Updates

If it’s the second Tuesday of the month, it is time for Microsoft’s Security Updates, aka “Patch Tuesday”. The Microsoft August 2014 Security Bulletin includes critical security updates to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SQL Server, Server Software, .NET Framewor...

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Microsoft to Abandon Most Old Versions of Internet Explorer

Last week, Microsoft announced they will end support for the IE7 and IE 8 versions of their Internet Explorer browser after January 12th 2016 and will dramatically limit the Windows versions they support for the other old versions of Internet Explorer. After that date, they...

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OpenSSL Updates Fix Critical Security Vulnerabilities.

OpenSSL, the popular open source implementation of the SSL protocol, has released updates patching nine issues that including several critical security vulnerabilities. This includes issues that can be caused by a denial-of-service (DOS) attack. A DOS floods a server with me...

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Homeland Security: POS Malware “Backoff” Threatens Retail

As if retail operations had enough to worry about with the wave of highly published data breaches, US Homeland Security is warning of a new malware threat that targets Point-of Sale (POS) systems. In a 10 page advisory released last week, Homeland Security warns of a recentl...

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Google to Favor Sites With SSL in Ranking

Great news from Google this week for SSL users! The leading search engine is adjusting its famous and mysterious ranking algorithm to reward sites that use SSL. This means that users of SSL will not only get a secured connection to protect their communications with customers...

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1.2 Billion Reasons to Change Your Password

If you are like me, you find it very annoying to be required to frequently change your password for your computer or for an online application. However, it is a simple way to limit your exposure to identity theft and financial fraud. And it is more important to do than ever....

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P.F. Chang Data Breach: New Details Emerge

On August 4th, P.F. Chang released a statement from CEO Rick Federico with new information about the data breach identified in June that compromised credit and debit card holder data of patrons of their American Chinese Bistro restaurants. Most significantly, the company now...

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