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Hackers show how to protect your iPhone - CNN
June 23, 2014 Here's one way to make your iPhone hacker-proof: Ask hackers for advice.

Cyber Security: Protection at Home - Liberty Voice
June 8, 2014 With attacks on the rise, cyber security experts have their hands full trying to keep up protection for business and home networks.

News briefs: The latest on Heartbleed, Microsoft fix for IE, U.S. Cyber Command and more - SC Magazine
June 2, 2014 Weekly update on the most recent vulnerabilities in the cyber domain.

Lessons from 3 Organizations That Made 3 Privacy Mistakes - Infosec Island
May 22, 2014 Even with the number of privacy breaches increasing, and with numbers of privacy sanctions coming from the FTC and other regulatory agencies and courts snowballing for companies doing irresponsible things with personal information, putting growing numbers of individuals at risk of identity fraud as well as physical safety risks, companies are still asking for way too much unnecessary and sensitive personal information purely for their marketing purposes.

Android's Growing Malware Problem - Kaspersky Lab Daily
May 12, 2014 Android devices are increasingly dominating global market share but are also increasingly plagued by malware issues.

Homeland Security: Don't use IE due to bug - USA Today
April 28, 2014 The U.S. Department of Homeland security is advising Americans not to use the Internet Explorer Web browser until a fix is found for a serious security flaw that came to light over the weekend.

Seven iPhone Apps for your Security - Kaspersky Lab Daily
April 21, 2014 Apple iOS is quite comfortable and safe to use, but only if you have things which can be done with default features and services. Luckily, thanks to Apple, you can always go to the App Store and find an application that does exactly what you need.

OpenSSL 'Heartbleed' Vulnerability - US-CERT
April 8, 2014 A vulnerability in OpenSSL, could allow a remote attacker to expose sensitive data, possibly including user authentication credentials and secret keys.

Getting Rid of Shady Toolbars - Kaspersky Lab Daily
March 27, 2014 Perhaps it has happened to you. One day you open your internet browser and instead of going to your usual homepage, you go to the landing page of a search engine you've never heard of.

Hackers now targeting your router - Fox News
March 15, 2014 It's time for a router emergency call to 911.

New Facebook Malware: Fake Video Claims 'Malaysia Airlines ... Spotted...' - International Business Times
March 14, 2014 This time, hackers are taking advantage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to hijack Facebook accounts.

Top tips to stop cyber criminals from targeting your small business - The Guardian
March 11, 2014 SMEs can improve their online security with a few straightforward steps - seven experts offer their advice.

USF Cybersecurity experts offer advice for strong passwords - WFLA
March 3, 2014 Do you ever change your passwords? How long are they and do you think they are hacker-proof?

Verizon customers beware: This crazy new scam could steal control of your account - BGR
February 26, 2014 New scams looking to swindle people out of their hard-earned money are devised every day, and one particularly devious scheme targeting Verizon Wireless subscribers is now gaining notoriety.

Google Releases Google Chrome Update - US-CERT
February 24, 2014 Google has released Google Chrome 33.0.1750.124 for several Chrome OS devices.

Time to Harden Your Hardware? - Krebs on Security
February 18, 2014 Last week, the SANS Internet Storm Center began publishing data about an ongoing attack from self-propagating malware that infects some home and small-office wireless routers from Linksys.

Number of the Week: 10 Million Malicious Android Apps - Kaspersky Lab Daily
February 6, 2014 In late January, Kaspersky Lab had accumulated about 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware, up 34% from November 2013, at which time we had recorded only 148,000 samples.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Games - US-CERT
February 4, 2014 Whether traveling to Sochi, Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or viewing the games from locations abroad, there are several cyber-related risks to consider.

File Your Taxes Before the Fraudsters Do - Krebs on Security
February 3, 2014 Jan. 31 marked the start of the 2014 tax filing season, and if you haven't yet started working on your returns, here's another reason to get motivated: Tax fraudsters and identity thieves may very well beat you to it.

Adblock Plus For Safari Is Finally Available - Kaspersky Lab Daily
January 31, 2014 The days of nasty pop-ups and overlays, flashy GIFs with saucy content, auto-playing video commercials and other less-than acceptable, intrusive and distracting advertisements are gone.

Cisco Releases Multiple Security Advisories - US-CERT
January 22, 2014 Cisco has released three security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Google Releases Google Chrome Updates - US-CERT
January 16, 2014 Google has released Google Chrome 32.0.1700.95 for all Chrome OS devices.

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Cisco Secure Access Control System - US-CERT
January 15, 2014 Cisco has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS).

BlackBerry Releases Security Advisory - US-CERT
January 15, 2014 BlackBerry has released a security advisory that addresses Adobe® Flash® remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Releases Advance Notification for January Security Bulletin - US-CERT
January 10, 2014 Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating its January release will contain four bulletins.

UK CPNI Releases Spear Phishing Paper - US-CERT
December 30, 2013 The United Kingdom's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has recently released a paper titled "Spear Phishing - Understanding the Threat".

Apple Releases Security Updates for Safari - US-CERT
December 18, 2013 Apple has released security updates for Safari 6.1.1 and Safari 7.0.1 to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Adobe Flask Player - US-CERT
December 11, 2013 Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Summary for the Week of December 2, 2013 - US-CERT
December 9, 2013 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week.