NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Ukraine Reaches 'Tentative Resolution,' Security at Frankfurt Airport Strikes, And More

Ukraine's President Viktor V. Yanukovych announces a possible resolution this morning to end the crisis in the country, security staff at Frankfurt airport goes on strike to raise wages, and Adobe's Flash Player receives an emergency update.

Morning Security Brief: Russia Beefs Up Security, Yahoo Hacks Explained, Cybersecurity Threat Report, And More

Russia is tightening security for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi amidst terrorism threats; a security breach at Yahoo targeting users through online ads is explained; cyber company Sophos has released its annual cybersecurity threat report, and more.

Fighting Counterfeiters During the Holiday Season

Retailers and consumers alike should be on the lookout for counterfeit products, and there are technological solutions that can help.

Social Networking Security

Increasingly, employees expect to remain connected to social networking sites while at work. But these sites represent a growing threat in terms of malware, for instance.

Morning Security Brief: Vetting Utility Workers, 911 Tapes, Verizon Strike, and More

A U.S. lawmaker introduces legislation for doing background checks on utility workers. North Carolina will begin to alter 911 tapes to protect victims. Tel Aviv University has developed a hand-held date rape drug detector. And more.

Former DHS Secretary Praises New Government Cyber Identities Plan

Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff voices support for the White House's plan to secure identities in cyberspace.

Top Government Lab Hacked

In further proof that no one is safe from a determined cyberattacker, a top United States federal lab was the victim of a cyberattack earlier this month.

Attackers Exploit Trust in PDFs

Hackers have grown increasingly attracted to using PDF attachments to carry out targeted cyberattacks, cautions a new cybersecurity report.

Patients Uneasy About Security of Electronic Health Records

A new survey finds patients wary of the move to electronic health records and the ability of their healthcare providers to secure them.

Large-scale Cyberattack Knocks Parts of Canadian Government Offline

A large cyberattack traced back to servers in China and first detected in early January has led the Canadian government to shut down Internet access at two government departments.
 




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