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Five ways to increase the security of email at a hacker conference or any hostile environment.

July 10, 2014 7:01 PM EDT

Peter Norton mourns the passing of AV (probably).

Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) Senior VP Brian Dye is often good for a quotable quote. And this week is no exception. He's running around, telling anyone who'll listen, that antivirus is "dead." Cool story, bro.

(Yep: Yesterday, a picture of John McAfee; today, one of Peter Norton. So fire me.) [You're fired -Ed.]

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers get all misty-eyed and nostalgic.

May 07, 2014 6:31 AM EDT

WPS  is an alternate on-ramp to a Wi-Fi network. It is also a security nightmare, and it has just been extended to include NFC. No WPS for me, thank you. 

April 12, 2014 2:05 PM EDT

Google and Samsung have challenged university researchers who claimed to have found a major flaw in Knox, Samsung's Android security platform.

January 15, 2014 10:26 AM EST

The National Security Agency (NSA) is due for an interesting day. Bloggers have received disturbing intelligence that the shadowy agency possesses an ability to monitor off-line computers utilizing small radio transmitters.

While intercepting strong signals from bloggers and news outlets, the agency will also have to decode the recommendations of a FISA review panel. Recommendations that are expected to be announced by American President Barack Obama later today.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers are bugged by computers and Capitol Hill.

January 15, 2014 6:03 AM EST

Target loses again.

U.S. retailers Target (NYSE:TGT) and Neiman Marcus have revealed that sensitive credit card and other personal information has been stolen by a gang of "cyber-criminals" that could affect as many as 110 million people. A number which happens to equal one-third of the population of the United States.

But the fun and wargames don't stop there, hack announcements from other retailers are expected to impact any minute now. Explosive as a 20 megaton warhead, the news is alarming consumers, with DEFCON levels escalated by angry Congressmen and bloggers alike.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers stoically monitor their server logs and bank balances.

January 13, 2014 6:05 AM EST

Study finds hacked versions of the most popular apps on Google Play and the App Store are also sold on third-party sites.

December 31, 2013 3:46 PM EST

iSight fright might blight your night.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) webcams are vulnerable to silent malware attack. It's long been believed that nobody can turn on your iSight webcam without the light illuminating. However, security researchers have shown that to be false. They say the design flaw isn't only limited to the earlier models that they demonstrated it on. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers reach for the electrical tape.

December 19, 2013 6:06 AM EST
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Samsung's Knox security platform isn't ready for prime time, and customers are not happy.

December 06, 2013 1:39 PM EST

With the number of Internet-enabled devices growing by the billions, now is the time to refuse to buy insecure products.

November 18, 2013 2:04 AM EST
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