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How to Train the Abdominal Muscles

The 'abs' are the groups of muscles in the abdomen or the stomach area—generally below the rib cage toward the pelvis and at the sides. The three …

Cyber attacks to rise, but competent security talent scarce, study says

A shortage of qualified security pros is hampering the ability of companies to protect themselves against attacks that they feel are inevitable in …

How to survive your first wild camp

Want to tackle your first night out in the wild under canvas? Phoebe Smith – Wanderlust editor and author of new book Wilderness Weekends – offers …

Ellsworth Restaurant and Wine Bar: Revisiting American Comfort Food in Paris

<i>Emma Stencil</i>Paris doesn’t lack talented culinary couples. After waving <i>bon voyage</i> to Barcelona-bound Laura Vidal and Harry Cummins of Paris Pop-up, …

France

Generator Paris

Paris, France<p>This hostel offers low-key, clean, central accommodation. But there's more to it than that: the interiors are edgy-industrialism-meets-bucolic-hideaway. The train-themed underground bar has a dance floor. Chesterfield sofas and Moroccan furnishings deliver the public areas a stylish as …

OpenSSL Patches High Severity DOS Vulnerability

Hold the logo and the dedicated website; the anticipated high-severity OpenSSL vulnerability is serious, but it’s no Heartbleed or POODLE.<p>As it turns …

TrueCrypt Audit Cryptanalysis Finds No Backdoors

The results are in from the cryptanalysis phase of the TrueCrypt audit, and they show—nothing.<p>Well, maybe not “nothing,” but certainly no signs of a …

RBS and NatWest banks to use Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint system for mobile login

Customers of RBS and NatWest will soon be able to access their online banking without having to remember a password – but only if they have an Apple …

How to get rid of the Lenovo “Superfish” adware

Looking for an explanation of Superfish? See our article here: <b>Lenovo “Superfish” controversy – what you need to know</b>.<p>The Lenovo “Superfish” …

The FREAK bug in TLS/SSL – what you need to know

<b>Update.</b> this article originally listed Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer as safe against FREAK. But Microsoft has now confirmed that the …

Mandarin Oriental hotel chain confirms credit card breach

Guests of the glitzy Mandarin Oriental hotel chain have been e-pickpocketed.<p>Security journalist Brian Krebs broke the news about the credit card …

Apple fixes FREAK in iOS, OS X and Apple TV – and numerous other holes besides

Apple has just announced its latest round of security updates.<p>OS X in its 10.8, 10.9 and 10.10 flavours (Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite) gets</b> …

4 things to consider when allowing Macs into your business

Macs are starting to make serious headway into corporate networks, but they’re bringing some challenges with them.<p>You want to get the best from your …

Target agrees to pay $10 million to settle data breach lawsuit

US retailing giant Target has proposed a settlement worth $10 million (about £6.7 million) in respect of a class-action lawsuit related to the …

Identity Theft

Are smartphones bad for our kids?

Back in the ’90s, children attempting suicide were a rare thing.<p>A child psychotherapist in the UK says she would typically see one or two attempts …

Leave Facebook if you value your privacy, says EU

Citizens within the European Union (EU) have been advised to close their Facebook accounts if they wish to keep their private information away from …

Hotel Wi-Fi router security hole: will this be the Ultimate Pwnie Award Winning Bug for 2015?

You’ve probably heard of the Pwnie awards.<p>Every year, alongside the BlackHat convention in Las Vegas, the Pwnie ceremony “celebrat[es] the …

World Backup Day – is your data safe enough?

31 March is World Backup Day, a chance for us all to avoid being April Fools by making sure we have secure backups of all our most important data.<p>On …

DDoS Attackers Distracting Security Teams With Shorter Attacks: Corero Networks

<b>Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are being leveraged to circumvent cybersecurity solutions, disrupt service availability and infiltrate</b> …

Evolving Security in the Face of Cyber Attacks

<b>Hacking and data breaches have become a painful reality for businesses of all sizes and from all industries. Attackers have perfected the art of</b> …

Excessive User Privileges Challenges Enterprise Security: Survey

<b>It is no secret that enterprises sometimes have trouble keeping a handle on privileged users. In the wrong hands, excessive privileges can lead to</b> …

Many Organizations Not Prepared for Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life: Survey

<b>With just over 100 days left until Windows 2003 server will no longer be supported by Microsoft, many organizations are still not prepared to migrate</b> …

2018

The 2018 SecurityWeek CISO Forum will take place at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay just south of San Francisco. This invitation only, high …

PCI DSS 3.1 to Address SSL Security Holes

<b>SSL – the bell tolls for thee.</b><p>PCI DSS 3.1 is expected to be released this month. The update takes aim at the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol, …

TrueCrypt Not Plagued by Backdoors, Severe Design Flaws: Auditors

<b>The TrueCrypt audit that started in October 2013 has been completed. According to the auditors, there aren’t any backdoors or severe design flaws in</b> …

Google Says Android Malware Cut in Half

<b>Google said Thursday that malware infections on Android devices have been cut in half in the past year following security upgrades for the mobile</b> …

Security Reviews Critical to Cloud Migration

<b>Organizations appear to be getting better at understanding the security implications of moving to the cloud through their review processes, according</b> …

Cloud Computing

Enterprise Security's Operations Problem - Panic in the Data Center

Every time we go through one of these panic-patch cycles – think Heartbleed and Shellshock – the security industry laments about difficultly of the …

Lazy Remediation Leaves Most Global 2000 Firms Vulnerable After Heartbleed Flaw: Report

<b>Heartbleed Anniversary: Many Organizations' External Servers Remain Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks</b><p>As we mark the one-year anniversary of disclosure of …