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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Apple issues urgent global iPhone software update after attempted hack with 'most sophisticated spyware' ever seen

Apple has issued a global upgrade of its iOS mobile operating system after a botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software.<p>The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in iOS to take complete control of iPhone devices.<p>…

Meet The General Who Positioned Israel To Win In $175 Billion Cybersecurity Market

When it comes to cybersecurity, Israel sits at the center of the world. Israeli companies exported $6.5 billion a year worth of cyberproducts, about 10% of the world market, based on data from Israel’s National Cyber Bureau.<p>That’s up from only a 1-2% share of the much smaller market five years ago. …

Israel

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you know

When you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? An ad pops up that’s right up your alley, or three new articles show up in your feed that are similar to something you’ve just clicked on.<p>If it sometimes seems like Facebook knows you personally, that’s because it does. It …

The hack that took down a global spyware vendor

At the end of last month, Hacking Team seemed untouchable. The company occupied a controversial niche in the security space, contracting out surveillance software to law enforcement agencies around the world. If your phone got stuck with a wiretapping implant, there's a good chance it came from …

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 2

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>June 26, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT<p>Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America.</b> …

Chicken Keema Recipe

Supremely spicy with layers of earthy undertones, this Pakistani-influenced ground chicken makes for one delicious and complexly flavored skewer of meat.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on …

Hackers only need to get it right once; we need to get it right every time

Hackers need to find one weak point to steal valuable information, while you must account for every possible vulnerability across your entire infrastructure. We must band together, think like a bad guy and take action to protect what matters.<p>Recent high visibility hacks, such as those at Target and …

Meet Google's Security Princess

As Google's top hacker, Parisa Tabriz thinks like a criminal—and manages the brilliant, wonky guys on her team with the courage and calm of a hostage negotiator.<p>"Security Princess" is Parisa Tabriz's official title at Google. Seriously. And yes, you can google that. "'Information Security Engineer' …

Cyber-attacks

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

Make Your Own Doorbell Spy Cam

A simple surveillance rig that e-mails photos of visitors.<p>The mother of invention may be necessity, but French telecom engineer Clément Storck learned his father can play that role too. To remind his forgetful dad to close the garage door, Storck rigged it with a switch that triggers an iPhone …

6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

FFIEC Guidance: Has It Reduced Fraud?

Two Years Later, Experts Weigh In on Authentication Updates Tracy Kitten (FraudBlogger) • July 12, 2013<p>Two years after federal banking regulators …

Banking

APIs: The Great Enabler of the Internet of Things

<i>This guest post comes from Mark O’Neill. Mark is a frequent speaker and blogger on APIs and security. He is the co-founder and CTO at Vordel, now</i> …