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End-to-end cloud security webinar on Tuesday

Cloud security is the topic of Infosecurity's latest webinar, which takes place on Tuesday afternoon. The event looks at the highly topical issue of end-to-end security and what strategies are required to extend the security envelope cost-effectively into the cloud.
17 January 2011

SecureState uncovers vulnerability exploit for Novell's SiteScape

SecureState said it discovered an exploit for a vulnerability in Novell's SiteScape Enterprise Forum web application that could enable a hacker to access an organization's internal networks.
14 January 2011

Overtis reports data needs to be protected at point of usage

Hard on the heels of the US government's information assurance memorandum, Overtis is reporting that there is now a definite shift towards protecting data at the point of usage.
13 January 2011

US in pole position in the global spam charts

The latest quarterly spam report from Sophos shows that the US is firmly in pole position in terms of spam generation, despite cybercriminals changing their infection tactics.
12 January 2011

Blue Coat launches product for small businesses

Blue Coat has taken the wraps off a web security appliance aimed at smaller companies. Known as ProxyOne, the appliance is designed for firms of between 100 and 2000 users.
12 January 2011

Microsoft January Patch Tuesday misses open security issues

Microsoft's January 2011 Patch Tuesday security update contains only two bulletins, but misses several open security issues.
12 January 2011

Spammers moving to social networks and mobile channels

With global spam levels going down over Christmas and, then returning in recent days, anti-spam specialist Cloudmark says that its research suggests that spammers are actually moving away from traditional email spam channels and over to social networks and mobile email to ply their trade.
11 January 2011

Apple’s new Mac download store 'has serious security flaws'

Hackers and security commentators say they have located security flaws in Apple's new Mac download store, which launched last week.
10 January 2011

Light Patch Tuesday leaves out patches for two zero-day flaws

Microsoft is going easy on IT administrators this month with a Patch Tuesday that includes just two security bulletins, only one of which is “critical.” However, information security researchers are more concerned about the zero-day vulnerabilities left out of the Patch Tuesday advisory.
10 January 2011

German security researcher taps cloud to crack WPA-PSK WiFi passwords in six minutes

Reports are coming in that a German security researcher has developed software that uses the Amazon cloud environment to stage an intelligent brute force hack of the WPA-PSK WiFi password security mechanism at a cost of under £1.20.
10 January 2011

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