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Consumers In The Dark About Ransomware

Consumers are in the dark when it comes to ransomware according to a new study from Kaspersky Labs. The study reveals that 43 percent of connected consumers do not know what ransomware is, while 44 percent said they don’t know...

Say Goodbye to Passwords (Infographic)

Passwords may be going extinct, as a new report from Gigya reveals that 52 percent of consumers would choose anything but a traditional username and password account registration when given the option. The “Businesses Should...

WordPress Offers HTTPS to Custom Domains

WordPress.com is offering free HTTPS for all custom domains hosted on its site in an effort to bring the security and performance of modern encryption to every blog and website. WordPress points out that strong encryption protects...

Google reCAPTCHA Cracked

Security researches have come up with an automated attack that can reportedly beat the CAPTCHA system used by Google and Facebook. On Google's reCAPTCHA system, which is used by millions of websites, the researchers recorded a...

Using Shared Intelligence to Combat Cybercrime

Web workers have a new tool in their fight against cybercrime. Digital identity solution ThreatMetrix released the Digital Identity Graph recently, a graph framework for anonymized global digital identities on the 'Net. SUBSCRIBE...

Security Panel in Chrome 48

Google is rolling out a new security panel in the DevTools section of Chrome 48 that is designed to make it easy for developers to deploy HTTPS on their websites and services. Secure connections are a necessity today to decrease the...

New Zen Cart Vulnerability; Thousands of Online Retail Sites in Jeopardy

Security firm High-Tech Bridge issued a warning to retailers and shoppers about a critical vulnerability in the Zen Cart Shopping management system. The security flaw could allow remote attackers to infiltrate web servers and gain...

Where is Fraud the Worst?

You might want to keep a close eye on orders you receive from Alaska and Delaware this holiday season. Machine-learning fraud detection provider Sift Science released a new report, titled "The United States of Fraud," which...

QUICK HIT: Adobe Issues Flash Patch

The latest Flash vulnerability has been fixed according to a security bulletin from Adobe. Reports emerged late last week that Flash on Windows, Mac and Linux all had a critical vulnerability that could cause a crash and potentially...

Inspector Provides Automated Security Assessment

At this week's re:invent conference, Amazon introduced a service that looks for and identifies potential security and compliance vulnerabilities. The new Amazon Inspector tool (available now in preview) analyzes the behavior of...

Enterprise Security Concerns Don't Mean All That Much

With 56 percent of consumers reducing the number of sites they use because of security breaches, it's high time enterprises begin to take their digital security more seriously. In fact, more than 70 percent of enterprises cite...

Twitter Adds Security with Account Monitoring Dashboard

Twitter is helping its users better monitor and manage their accounts via a new data dashboard. The dashboard, which is being rolled out to all users, displays account activation details, the devices the account has been accessed on...

Google's Safe Browsing Filter Emphasizing UwS Detection

Google users will soon see more alerts that sites have been compromised or are using unsafe practices that could cause harm (malware, ad injectors, etc.) thanks to some recent changes to its Safe Browsing filter. The company first...

Trumpia Increases Security

Trumpia has unveiled three new updates for its mobile marketing platform, which aim to improve functionality and security. The first update, for example, enables users to send appointment reminders through any business phone number...

Azure Enabling Application Devs to Test Security With Tinfoil

More than 13 percent of all reviewed sites can be compromised automatically and 49 percent of Web applications contain vulnerabilities of high risk according to the Web Application Security Consortium . It's an increasingly serious...

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