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House intel bill adds $75 million to NSA budget to stop...

On Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee approved a spending bill to fund the National Security Agency and other intelligence organizations. Included in the...

FrootVPN

Too often, your network traffic is readable by advertisers, attackers, and snoops.But a virtual private network, or VPN, like FrootVPN ensures that your Web...

SpeedCast Introduces SIGMA Net

A new standard in cloud-based vessel management with security by designSydney, Australia, November 30, 2016 - SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global...

New backdoor worm found attacking websites running Apache Tomcat

Diagram showing how Tomdep receives commands and spreads to new machines. Symantec Researchers have identified new self-replicating...

Gooligan: Malware is not the only problem

Comment by Dennis Monner, CEO of German security specialist SecucloudHamburg, Germany. 14 December 2016 – Many users of Android mobiles have been alarmed by...

(ISC)² expands UK exam centres to 33 locations

Information security certification body, (ISC)² has expanded its network of test centres for computerised examinations across the UK, from two to 33, through its...

WhatsApp Web site hijacked, shows pro-Palestinian message

A group called KDMS Team claims credit for taking over the Web site of the popular messaging service, which is used to send billions...

Operator of DDoS protection service named as Mirai author

Krebs says he's fingered author of epic IoT web assault code The author of the massive distributed denial-of-service attack malware Mirai, which ropes infected routers...

GCHQ cyber-chief slams security outfits peddling ‘medieval witchcraft’

It's not Advanced Persistent Threats, it's Adequate Pernicious Toerags Usenix Enigma 2017  The chief technical director of GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre has rebuked...

InterContinental Hotels Group admits data breach

IHG says that payment card systems at 12 hotels are involved in the security incident.