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  • Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

    A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

  • Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

    A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

  • Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards

    About 2.6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400,000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack that compromised its point-of-sale systems, the retailer said Thursday.

  • IT security is national security -- but you're not alone

    National security may be at stake as private businesses try to manage a growing number of cyberthreats, but IT professionals shouldn't have to bear that burden alone.

  • Where's my gigabit Internet, anyway?

    For Americans used to roughly 10Mbps broadband connections, the idea of gigabit Internet can feel a little like science fiction. Streaming 4K video without hiccups? Enormous file downloads happening in seconds? Oh, sure.

  • Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings

    Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.

  • Federal CIOs Moving Cybersecurity Beyond Compliance

    The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.

  • Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed

    Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.

  • Israeli start-up, working with GE, out to detect Stuxnet-like attacks

    The Stuxnet malware known to have stealthily targeted Iranian nuclear facilities a few years ago was a wake-up call about how vulnerable critical industrial systems can be to cyberattack. Now, an Israeli start-up, with help from General Electric, is testing security technology that would detect Stuxnet-like attacks on critical infrastructure systems used for power production.

  • Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw

    The Tor Project has flagged 380 Tor relays vulnerable to the critical Heartbleed flaw to be rejected from the Tor anonymity network, reducing the network's entry and exit capacity.

  • Report: Oracle pushes back against Oregon officials over troubled health care site

    Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn't fully operational.

  • Health Insurance Exchange Tech Winners and Losers

    Between the federal Healthcare.gov site and various state websites, more than 7.5 million Americans signed up for 2014 healthcare coverage on a health insurance exchange. Building those exchanges proved to be much, much easier said than done. Here's a quick look at who succeeded and who failed.

  • Will the Internet of Things Become the Internet of Broken Things?

    Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It's up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.

  • Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

    Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.

  • Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for business

    Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than four weeks to make the move before the company shuts off their patch faucet.

  • Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

    Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.

  • Teen arrested in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

    Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.

  • Fortinet, McAfee, Trend Micro, Bitdefender battle in socially-engineered malware prevention test

    Socially-engineered malware tries to trick users into downloading and executing malicious code through tactics that include everything from fake antivirus to fake utilities to fake upgrades to the operating system and trojanized applications.

  • US court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

    A U.S. federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.

  • Still deploying 11n Wi-Fi? You might want to think again

    In this Network World Digital Spotlight, "Harnessing Gigabit Wi-Fi," we do a deep dive on the latest Wi-Fi developments.

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