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1.2M SOHO Routers Vulnerable to Compromise

1.2M SOHO Routers Vulnerable to Compromise

A flaw in the network address translation port mapping protocol (NAT-PMP) opens up networking devices to information interception.

Synthetic Identity Fraud Risk Skyrockets

Synthetic Identity Fraud Risk Skyrockets

The average fraud rate for synthetic identities has increased more than 100% since 2010.

Ebola Spam Spreads A Different Kind of Infection

Ebola Spam Spreads A Different Kind of Infection

As a new Ebola patient in New York City goes into isolation at the hospital, and a Dallas nurse is released after having beaten the virus, the fixation of the public on the hemorrhagic illness is at an all-time high.

Q3 POS Malware Spikes as Retailers Succumb

Q3 POS Malware Spikes as Retailers Succumb

Damballa report finds Backoff malware infection jumped 57% in August

Pre-built Code Inserts 24 Flaws into Each Web App

Pre-built Code Inserts 24 Flaws into Each Web App

Veracode analysis highlights problem of third party and open source components

Russia and China Edge Out US With Proposed Cyber Security Pact

Russia and China Edge Out US With Proposed Cyber Security Pact

Two nations look to build closer ties as Washington looks on

Q3 DDoS Attack Volumes Are the Largest Ever Seen

Q3 DDoS Attack Volumes Are the Largest Ever Seen

The Internet of Things, multi-vector attacks and amplification are all critical factors for the DDoS landscape.

JPMorgan: Hackers Had Access to 90 Servers for Two Months

JPMorgan: Hackers Had Access to 90 Servers for Two Months

But new details of the hack emerge, as regulators consider vendor regulations.

Twitter Looks to Kill Passwords

Twitter Looks to Kill Passwords

"Digits," for app developers, which allows users to sign up or sign into an app using their phone number and an SMS code.

Alert Logic Opens UK Security Operations Center

Alert Logic Opens UK Security Operations Center

Security-as-a-service firm beds down in Europe with Welsh SOC

Malvertising Campaign May Have Exposed Three Million Users Per Day

Malvertising Campaign May Have Exposed Three Million Users Per Day

Proofpoint claims ransomware attacks could have netted criminals $25,000 daily

Americans More Afraid of Identity Theft than Being Shot

Americans More Afraid of Identity Theft than Being Shot

Chapman Survey finds internet crime is high on list of fears

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