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"Could trying to fix Heartbleed slow down the Internet?" experts worry

15 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
"Could trying to fix Heartbleed slow down the Internet?" experts worry
The sheer number of sites attempting to revoke and reissue their security certificates following the reveal of Heartbleed could have an effect on the speed of browsers, say analysts.

FBI turns Big Brother, plans digital face database of 52 million

15 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
FBI turns Big Brother, plans digital face database of 52 million
The FBI has been criticised for its ongoing "Next Generation Identification" programme that has the capability of storing 52 million scans of peoples faces, whether criminal or not.

Introducing AISight: The slightly scary CCTV network completely run by AI

17 hours ago  by Paul Cooper
Introducing AISight: The slightly scary CCTV network completely run by AI
Imagine a major city completely covered by a video surveillance system designed to monitor the every move of its citizens, run by a fast-learning machine intelligence. This isn't science fiction.

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked with fake finger, leaves users open to fraud

20 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked with fake finger, leaves users open to fraud
The much-hyped fingerprint scanner on Samsung's brand new Galaxy S5 smartphone has already been hacked.

Last 6 months saw 7% leap in personal data thefts

21 hours ago  by Stephanie Mlot
Last 6 months saw 7% leap in personal data thefts
Large-scale security breaches have people on edge about the security of their data. About 21 percent of online adults claim to have had an email or social networking account compromised, Pew found.

A guide for two-factor authentication: Which websites offer it, and how to set it up

15 Apr 2014  by Eric Griffith
A guide for two-factor authentication: Which websites offer it, and how to set it up
Heartbleed has made everyone think twice about online security – and one way you can stay safer is by using two-factor authentication.

Canadian social security numbers stolen using heartbleed bug

15 Apr 2014  by Dan Raywood
Canadian social security numbers stolen using heartbleed bug
The Heartbleed took a major turn last night, as it was revealed that at least two websites have suffered breaches as a result of the vulnerability.

First confirmed Heartbleed exploitation hits Mumsnet and Canadian Revenue Agency

15 Apr 2014  by Darren Allan
First confirmed Heartbleed exploitation hits Mumsnet and Canadian Revenue Agency
The first victims to be bled of data via the already notorious Heartbleed flaw are a UK parental advice site, and the Canadian tax agency.

Cloud: Why storage matters for cloud

15 Apr 2014  by ITPP in association with IBM
Cloud: Why storage matters for cloud
EMA research has identified storage as a constant bottleneck for cloud deployments. Attend this webcast to learn more about the benefits storage virtualization and how you can...

Stay vigilant: Watch out for phishing emails concerning Heartbleed password resets

14 Apr 2014  by Fahmida Y. Rashid
Stay vigilant: Watch out for phishing emails concerning Heartbleed password resets
The whole Heartbleed scandal has opened up a number of cans of security worms, one of which is an opportunity for phishers to wheel out exploits of their own.

A closer look at the NSA’s denial of knowledge regarding Heartbleed

14 Apr 2014  by Sebastian Anthony
A closer look at the NSA’s denial of knowledge regarding Heartbleed
We examine the latest fracas over Heartbleed, namely the accusation that the National Security Agency knew about it long ago.