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Environmental crime nets $213B, threatens global security, U.N. says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not enough is being done to combat environmental crime, a threat to global security worth a staggering $213 billion each year, according to a new report from the United Nations and Interpol.<p>Money made through illegal logging, poaching, fisheries, mining and the dumping of toxic waste is …

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Why you'll keep getting hacked

Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it.<p>Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It's the privacy world's version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They're sold on the black market, and the exposure puts …

P.F. Chang's confirms credit data was stolen

P.F. Chang's acknowledged that a "security compromise" of customers' credit and debit card data occurred at some of its restaurants.<p>"We have concluded that data has been compromised," said CEO Rick Federico, in a prepared statement.<p>The admission comes just days after cybersecurity journalist Brian …

CHART: The Dizzying Complexity Of Cyber Warfare

In January of 2013, the Pentagon's Defense Science Board released an alarming report about the military's vulnerability to an advanced cyber attack. "The cyber threat is serious," the report states in its opening pages, "and [the] United States cannot be confident that our critical Information …

$2 million prize offered for best automated network security

DARPA Grand Challenge hopes to level playing field between attackers and defenders<p>One of the major problems with cyber security is that it can take months before programmers can identify and correct weaknesses exploited by hackers. The two-year DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge aims to change this by …

Chrome for Windows enters 64-bit era, with more speed and security

The first 64-bit desktop microprocessor launched in 2003. A 64-bit version of Windows debuted in 2005. Now, in 2014, a 64-bit version of Google’s Chrome browser is almost here.<p>The open-source Chromium Project, which forms the foundation for Chrome, announced that you can now download a 64-bit …

JK Rowling features hacks and hacking in latest novel Silkworm

Harry Potter writer, who gave evidence at Leveson inquiry, casts disreputable journalist in second Robert Galbraith crime thriller<p>JK Rowling's new novel includes references to phone hacking and a disreputable journalist among its cast of characters.<p>The Harry Potter writer gave evidence to the …

Growth Hacking: Learn By Doing E-Learning Course | MacTrast Deals

GROW YOUR USERBASE<p><b>As Sean Ellis, the man who coined the term "Growth Hacking" and founder of growthhackers.com once said: “Growth Hacking is learned</b> …

Your Company Is Going To Get Hacked, Will It Be Ready?

Cybersecurity experts glibly note that there are two types of organizations: those that know they’ve been hacked and those that don’t. If there is a silver lining in this observation, it is that organizations are increasingly falling into the former category. And they are preparing themselves.<p>The …

'White hat' Jonathan Brossard warns cars can be hacked on the road

The only way to verify that a car is not subject to cyber attack is to try to break it, fix it and try to break it again, he said.<p>''The vehicle is …

US cybercrime laws being used to target security researchers

Security researchers say they have been threatened with indictment for their work investigating internet vulnerabilities<p>Some of the world’s best-known security researchers claim to have been threatened with indictment over their efforts to find vulnerabilities in internet infrastructure, amid fears …

FortyCloud unveils new security offering for companies operating in the cloud

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Maksim Kabakou<p>FortyCloud claims its new security-as-a-service product will help companies hosting their …

Hackers put security tool that finds payment card data into their arsenal

Like a crowbar, security software tools can be used for good and evil.<p>Bootleg versions of a powerful tool called ”Card Recon” from Ground Labs, which searches for payment card data stored in the nooks and crannies of networks, have been appropriated by cybercriminals.<p>This month, the security …

China demands halt to 'unscrupulous' US cyber-spying

China has called for a halt to what it describes as unscrupulous US cyber-spying, saying that an investigation has concluded that China is a major target.<p>The complaint, in the form of a government agency report, comes a week after US prosecutors charged five Chinese military officers with hacking …

Post-hack, Target seeks to digitally reinvent itself

In addition to recovering from the massive hack a few months ago, Target is looking to become what it calls “a leading omnichannel retailer.”<p>To help guide its journey, the retail giant announced Wednesday the formation of a Digital Advisory Council. The council will help the company “accelerate its …

Who Hacked the Most Powerful Weather Computer in the Southern Hemisphere?

New Zealand uses it to monitor weather and model climate, but think of all the bitcoin you could mine.<p>Image: NIWA/Thomas Murphy<p>The most powerful computer of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere is named Fitzroy. Despite being an NZ$12.7 million, 18-metric-ton behemoth, the supercomputer was hacked …

Hacking case exposes potential flaw in Halifax and Lloyds' security

Hackers have found a way to get round a crucial step in Halifax and Lloyds online safety check<p>A Guardian Money reader has exposed a potentially major flaw in the security of the 22m current accounts operated by Lloyds and Halifax after hackers attempted to empty his account of £7,200.<p>Fraudsters …

After 1 user was hacked, Spotify issues a patch

If only one account is hacked and nobody knows about it, is it still a cyberattack? Spotify certainly thinks so. If one user’s information is …

Who's Sneaking Around Your Business Network Undetected?

Malware has become the big bad wolf in cybersecurity circles, and businesses around the globe are quickly buying up the latest detection technologies to protect their IT networks. However, the problem is that hackers are creating new forms of malware at a clip of 82,000 per day, making it …

Secure text message service Silent Circle revamps iOS app

Secure communications provider Silent Circle has launched a new version of its Silent Text messaging app for iPhone and iPad: Silent Text 2.<p>Released as a separate app rather than an update to the existing version, it’s a free download from Apple’s App Store, although a subscription to Silent …

A group of MIT and Harvard students is creating the most secure email system ever

Ever since Lavabit shut itself down last year, several different new alternatives have been proposed for people who want a truly secure email system …

Divide, Google's latest buy, hardens Android security

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