SafeNet's latest Breach Level Index (BLI) report has underlined the bleak picture of global data breaches, with 320 reported compromises between July and September leaking a total 183 million customer records.
Stories by John E. Dunn
Mobile app cloning from unauthorised app sites now affects 97 percent of the top 100 paid Android apps and 87 percent of the Apple iOS apps in the same category, with financial services, healthcare and retail popular targets for criminals, Arxan Technology's annual survey of the phenomenon has found.
Sophos has become the latest security vendor to harness its antivirus software to a collective database based on cloud detection.
Seagate is having a second crack at SSD hybrid hard drives, a technology for boosting drive performance by adding flash memory to a conventional hard drive.
Wi-Fi vendor Aruba Networks has bought into the great outdoors, buying mesh network specialist <a href="http://www.azaleanet.com/">Azalea Networks</a> for $40.5 million (£28 million).
Cybersecurity needs a global rethink, and fast, Dell's CEO Michael Dell and Services CIO, Jim Stikeleather, have warned experts at the EastWest Institute Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in the US.
It was made public to the world by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer himself but an unconfirmed report now says that HP is ditching Windows 7 from its high-profile but unreleased <a href="http://features.techworld.com/personal-tech/3219486/hp-slate-hot-or-not/">Slate tablet computer</a>.
The little-known but potentially important Intel Windows Display (WiDi) wireless technology has turned up in the latest Toshiba laptop, the Satellite A660.
'Nobody fires you if you buy Cisco' it was once said but it seems somebody should tell the corporate security sector which has deserted the giant in droves in late 2009, new figures show.
Steve Ballmer doesn't use one but apparently as many as 10,000 Microsoft employees do. Embarrassingly, the device in question is Apple's iPhone.
The Internet, famously, has a long tail, but a new analysis has revealed another characteristic of this vast slew of obscure websites. Huge numbers of them are never visited.
Attacks on the cloud could cause major global outages and the service providers are now quietly worried at the potential for chaos, a survey of the sector has found.
Face-to-face selling has taken a knock in the recession, and Adobe wants the world to hear about the alternative: more web presentations, PDF-based portfolios, and lots of pitching using embedded video.
The Italian police force has become the latest to voice complaints that the Skype VoIP service is undermining their use of wiretapping in criminal investigations.
Firewalls become more of a security risk as they 'age', a security assessment company has advised at the launch of a new service it claims can strip out the risk posed by out-of-date rules.
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