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Our purpose is to provide the right information to our readers. For obvious reasons, our information journey will of couse be ever changing, but from the outset we plan on the following: Break down and communicate knowledge relating to Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Information Security and Computer Security. Use Risk Management practices to help in translating the technical aspects of the Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities into business language. Communicate the appropriate Controls necessary to reduce the Impact and Probability. We will do this by: Identifying, collating and providing relevant information. Highlighting relevant News articles. Investigating trends and providing Analysis. Providing How-to tips and tricks to reduce the Threats and Vulnerabilities. Offering Products and Solutions designed to mitigate or defend against the risks. ------ Joe Woods, Editor and CTO

IDG Contributor Network: Puerto Rico is becoming the onshore destination of...

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How to control what data your Android apps transmit

If you are concerned about what personal information apps want from your Android, here are some settings you can tweak to send only the...

IDG Contributor Network: Apple AirPods are to IoT what iPhone was...

In the world of IoT (internet of things) Apple AirPods are the best things since sliced bread. That may sound a bit of an exaggeration.It...

Charter promises Trump a broadband push, but no extra Internet connections

Enlarge / President Donald Trump and Charter CEO Tom Rutledge. (credit: White House) Charter CEO Tom Rutledge met with President Donald Trump today, and...

Google Threatens to Distrust Symantec SSL/TLS Certificates

Google is warning that it intends to deprecate and remove trust in Symantec-issued SSL/TLS certificates, as Symantec shoots back that the move is unwarranted.

How to protect your Apple iCloud account

Worried about hackers destroying your iCloud music, pictures and documents? You should be. However, there are three things you can do right now: Backup...

Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S.Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.WikiLeaks released a...

Google Slams Symantec for ‘Failures’ in SSL/TLS Certificate Process

Google Chrome engineers railed on Symantec for allegedly issuing thousands of security certificates that had not been properly validated.

Cyber-thieves Using GiftGhostBot to Steal Gift Card Balances

Distil Networks discovers a new advanced persistent bot that is stealing money from gift cards at retailers around the world.

Microsoft delays tools for third-party Cortana integrations

Microsoft has delayed the release of its tools for connecting other services to the Cortana virtual assistant, a decision that could cause it to...

GiftGhostBot scares up victims’ gift-card cash with brute-force attacks

Software nasty can burn through 1.7 million account numbers per hour Cybercrooks are using a bot to automate the process of breaking into and...

Apple: Mac, iPhone Bugs That CIA Allegedly Exploited Were Fixed Years...

New WikiLeaks data dump describes "Sonic Screwdriver," other CIA exploits for Mac desktops and iPhones