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US and Belarus top the “Dirty Dozen” of spam senders

1 hour ago  by Alex Hamilton
US and Belarus top the “Dirty Dozen” of spam senders
Security company Sophos has listed the top 12 countries for spam output, both by volume and per person, with the US and Belarus topping the table in each respective category.

Users warned to delete AOL spam emails

5 hours ago  by Chloe Albanesius
Users warned to delete AOL spam emails
If you get a suspicious email from an AOL user, it's probably best to delete it. The service has apparently been compromised and some accounts are sending out spammy messages.

How to prevent RATs from taking over your Mac

21 hours ago  by Max Eddy
How to prevent RATs from taking over your Mac
Forget rats in your kitchen – it’s the RATs in your computer that you should really be worried about. We show you how to defend your Mac from the vermin.

Web apps targeted by hackers amid 2013 cyber-espionage rise

23 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
Web apps targeted by hackers amid 2013 cyber-espionage rise
A Verizon report has found that the three main targets of hackers in 2013 were web apps and point of sale devices, while state-sponsored or otherwise, ideological cyber-espionage is on the rise.

The best free security and encryption software

18 Apr 2014  by Eric Griffith
The best free security and encryption software
There’s no such thing as a free lunch? Don’t believe a word of it, not when it comes to the world of security software, anyway.

Canada arrests world’s first Heartbleed hacker

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Canada arrests world’s first Heartbleed hacker
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP] arrested a 19-year-old man for stealing around 900 social insurance numbers from the Canadian Revenue Agency [CRA].

Virgin Media apologises after email faux pas leaks thousands of addresses

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Virgin Media apologises after email faux pas leaks thousands of addresses
The company sent out a message that allowed any recipient to send a message to all those that received the email, using the “reply all” option.

FBI alerts storage company LaCie of year long data breach

17 Apr 2014  by Alex Hamilton
FBI alerts storage company LaCie of year long data breach
French storage company LaCie, which counts security encryption products among its portfolio, has warned customers that it may have been breached by hackers for an entire year.

The perils of BYOD: Security implications and how to combat them

17 Apr 2014  by James Morris
The perils of BYOD: Security implications and how to combat them
Ensuring secure passwords are used, and providing employees with software and services that promote security, can make BYOD the positive development it really should be.

Crisis deepens as research shows nearly all Heartbleed detection tools are failing

17 Apr 2014  by Alex Hamilton
Crisis deepens as research shows nearly all Heartbleed detection tools are failing
Cybersecurity consultancy Hut3 has warned that most free detection tools being used to detect the Heartbleed bug are failing in their job, putting websites at risk.

Newspaper tycoon: Google is building a superstate that threatens the future of Europe

17 Apr 2014  by Paul Cooper
Newspaper tycoon: Google is building a superstate that threatens the future of Europe
Google is running a “protection racket” designed to build its own digital “superstate”, according to Mathias Döpfner, the man behind some of Europe’s best-selling newspapers.