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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in March 2010
Google: Hackers Targeted Chinese And Vietnamese
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
A botnet focused on Vietnamese users was erroneously associated with the cyber attacks from China.
Microsoft Releases Emergency Internet Explorer Patch
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The patch addresses 10 vulnerabilities in the Web browser; Internet Explorer 6 and 7 users are most at risk.
CEOs Paying Attention To Security, Study Says
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
CIO is the person most frequently held responsible for data protection, Ponemon survey says
House Bans File Sharing By Government Employees
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Senate yet to consider the bill, which bans federal employees from using peer-to-peer networks at work or when accessing government networks at home.
CEOs Paying Attention To Security, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  3/24/2010  | 
CIO is the person most frequently held responsible for data protection, Ponemon survey says
The Top 10 U.S. Cities At Risk For Cybercrime
Quick Hits  |  3/23/2010  | 
Seattle ranks No. 1 most vulnerable city in cybercrime incidents, according to new Symantec Norton, Sperling's BestPlaces report
Symantec's Norton Rates Cities For Cybercrime Risk
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
Cities with lots of Internet use and free Wi-Fi are considered to be the riskiest places for cybercrime.
DHS To Share Intelligence With Some CIOs
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
A Department Of Homeland Security pilot program allows some state, local, and private-sector officials to access classified information about cyberthreats.
Product Watch: Jericho Forum Offers Free Security Product Assessment Tool
News  |  3/17/2010  | 
'Nasty questions' to ask your security vendors
Army: Wikileaks A National Security Threat
News  |  3/16/2010  | 
An Army counterintelligence document claims the site is a security threat because it posts classified government materials.
Hackers Not Playing Games With Gaming Sites
News  |  3/12/2010  | 
Internet gaming companies can be damaged by cyber attacks in a broader variety of ways than other companies
GDC: Developers Vs. Cybercriminals
News  |  3/11/2010  | 
At the Game Developers Conference, accounts of run ins with hackers show many gaming firms haven't grasped how cybercrime can ruin everything.
Only One In Seven Consumer AV Tools Catch New 'Aurora' Variants
Quick Hits  |  3/11/2010  | 
NSS Labs says its new test shows emphasis on antivirus exploit detection flawed, but others disagree
Report: Over 13 Million Users in 190 Countries And 31,901 Cities Affected By Mariposa Botnet
News  |  3/10/2010  | 
India, Mexico, Brazil and Korea hardest hit by massive attack
Microsoft Fixes Eight Bugs, Warns Of IE Zero-Day
News  |  3/9/2010  | 
A light Patch Tuesday brings word of a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and 7.
Mariposa Botnet Malware Found On Vodaphone HTC Magic
News  |  3/9/2010  | 
The phone was bought by an employee of Panda Security, who spotted the malware.
GAO Knocks Federal Cybersecurity Plan
News  |  3/8/2010  | 
The Government Accountability Office says the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative is poorly coordinated and unmeasured and recommends changes.
Fed Emergency Communications Center Struggling
News  |  3/8/2010  | 
A GAO report outlines challenges facing the Emergency Communications Preparedness Center, including a lack of authority, and an inability to prove its value to stakeholders.
New BlackEnergy Trojan Targeting Russian, Ukrainian Banks
News  |  3/4/2010  | 
Botnet lets attackers steal online banking credentials and DDoS Russian and Ukrainian banks
Social Networks, Data Leaks, And Operation Security
Commentary  |  3/4/2010  | 
Following a Facebook update from a soldier on an upcoming operation, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) canceled an operation into the West Bank, illustrating how the connected world makes maintaining operational security (OPSEC) all the more difficult.
Google Urges Anti-Censorship Trade Rules
News  |  3/3/2010  | 
But lawmakers want companies to take the lead against online censorship.
Ponemon Study: Voice Calls May Be At Risk
Quick Hits  |  3/3/2010  | 
83 percent of companies do not train users on the dangers of using cell phones in high risk areas, survey says
DoD Approves Ethical Hacker Certification
News  |  3/2/2010  | 
Certified Ethical Hacker training and certification is now an option for four categories of IT pros in meeting Department of Defense job requirements.
Product Watch: Secunia To Offer Free Application Updater Service To Consumers
News  |  3/2/2010  | 
Third-party apps automatically patched, updated on users' machine when they boot up
Cloud Security Alliance Names Top 7 Threats To The Cloud
Quick Hits  |  3/1/2010  | 
CSA also teams with IEEE in survey of IT pros on security standards gap for cloud computing
Symantec Warns Of Online Census Scams
News  |  3/1/2010  | 
The U.S. Census Bureau has no plans to collect any information over the Internet.


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