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4 in 10 risk malware from shadow retail brands on social...

Research from RiskIQ shows risk associated with brand communications on social mediaLondon, UK, 12 July, 2016 – New research conducted by OnePulse for RiskIQ,...

Business disruption cyber attacks set to spur defence plans, says Gartner

By 2018, 40% of large organisations will have formal plans to address aggressive cyber-security business disruption attacks, up from 0% in 2015, according to...

Sophos false positive detection ruins weekend for some Windows users

A bad malware signature caused Sophos antivirus products to detect a critical Windows file as malicious on Sunday, preventing some users from accessing their...

Army searching for missile that fell from Apache helicopter in Upstate...

The Army told Ars on Sunday it was still looking for a 100-pound dummy missile that fell from an Apache helicopter flying early Friday....

So fresh and so clean: Japanese smartphone can be washed with...

Enlarge Image Kyocera Many smartphones may be waterproof, but that doesn't necessarily help to keep them clean. Japanese electronics giant Kyocera is addressing that with the...

Interview: James Bamford on surveillance, Snowden and technology companies

James Bamford has what he calls a love-hate relationship with America’s most secret intelligence agency. During more than 30 years of writing about the...

IDG Contributor Network: Israeli cybertech startups set global security trends

Held at a massive conference hall, Cybertech 2016 in Tel Aviv showcased Israel's cybertech know-how and a flurry of startups...

Botnet-powered ballot stuffing suspected in 2nd referendum petition

'Tiny fraction of the overall count' however A petition for a second EU referendum in the UK has been hit by suspicions of computer automated...

Netflix Resets Passwords Following LinkedIn, Myspace Breaches

Netflix sent password resets to those who used their Netflix password on LinkedIn, Tumblr, or MySpace Heads up for those who tend to reuse the...

Irish court orders alleged Silk Road admin to be extradited to...

AlistairThe Silk Road bust Corrupt Silk Road agent’s lawyer: This appeal is frivolous, I want out Corrupt agent who investigated Silk Road is suspected of another...

John Carmack: ZeniMax owes me $22.5M as part of 2009 id...

Enlarge / John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR, as seen in 2016. (credit: GABRIELLE LURIE/AFP/Getty Images) John Carmack, the CTO of Oculus, has...