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  • Top 12 IT Security Stories of 2012

    The holidays are nearly here and 2012 is on the way out. It's time to reflect on some of the most popular security stories and tips of the year as we prepare for 2013.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud20 Dec. 12 17:20
  • Opinion: The Petraeus scandal and computer ethics

    Last week Gen. David Petraeus, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, resigned in response to what has turned out to be a much bigger scandal than it first appeared.

    Written by Mark Gibbs20 Nov. 12 15:44
  • PDF files most trusted...and most targeted

    PDF files are one of the most common, and most trusted document formats out there. However, that trust, combined with the cross-platform use of PDFs makes the Adobe file format one of the most targeted and exploited by malicious attacks as well.

    Written by Tony Bradley09 March 11 06:06
  • ClamAV promises free antivirus app for businesses

    Most of us don't like paying for antivirus (AV) software, but at least home users can rely on one of the free options, such as Microsoft Security Essentials, avast!, or AVG Free.

    Written by Keir Thomas19 Jan. 11 05:34
  • Text message of 'death' threatens smartphone security

    Security researchers have shown that carefully crafted text messages sent to cell phones via short message service (SMS) can cause them to shutdown without the knowledge of the owner.

    Written by Keir Thomas08 Jan. 11 05:49
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