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AT&T/DirecTV give in to government demands in collusion lawsuit settlement

(credit: Aurich Lawson) DirecTV and its owner, AT&T, have promised the US Department of Justice that they will not illegally share information with rival pay-TV...

IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue...

Anti-fraud measures by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state agencies over the past two years have made tax refund scams harder for cyber...

Microsoft will kill some Windows 7 and 8.1 support in April

Events of the past week have drawn into sharp focus the likely result of next month's patching cycle.If you have a Windows 7 or...

Half of Android Devices Unpatched Last Year

Google said half of Android devices are unpatched and that percentage of potentially harmful apps on phones installed from all sources rose in 2016.

Russian Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Citadel Malware Attacks

Russian national Mark Vartanyan pleads guilty in US federal court following his December 2016 extradition from Norway.

20 Million Mobile Devices at High Risk of Attack, Study Finds

Meanwhile, a separate report by Google says half of all Android devices didn't install a single security update in 2016.

New Yorkers See 60% Rise in Data Breaches in 2016

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his office received nearly 1,300 data breaches in 2016, a 60% increase over 2015.

UNICOM Systems Announces New Release of Multichannel Bank Transformation Toolkit acquired...

Application modernization software now supports Docker containers for easier cloud and on-premises deploymentsMISSION HILLS, CA – March 22, 2017 – UNICOM Systems, Inc. has...

Gemalto profits hit by crummy US card sales, dials back expectations...

PINs hopes on some good news next year Gemalto warned on Wednesday that its first-quarter revenues will be between 7 to 9 per cent...

Google: Hacked sites rose by a third in 2016

And most website managers didn't find out about it, either.

Google Continues to Make Strides in Improving Android Security

Google made significant strides in 2016 to get more Android devices updated and reduce the number of harmful applications, but more work remains.