A new alliance of technology companies has formed "to help stem the rising tide of cybersecurity threats," just as a new report details how the stolen credit card black market works.
The top news stories for Oct. 23, 2014.
Docker 1.3 to offer improved security with the use of signed images.
Microsoft has pulled another Patch Tuesday update--its third in three months--and separately issued a warning of a serious new bug that is currently being exploited.
According to Steven Koonin, 4% of Manhattanites go to bed before 7:30 PM and only 6% turn their home lights off after midnight. New Yorkers nod off early, but I doubt they want to be studied in their sleep, or while they're awake either.
Eisenhower Medical Center and Sutter Health, two of California's largest healthcare providers, have successfully fended off law suits following data breaches that now set precedence on limiting damages that can be awarded after a data breach.
More secure cards will help, but cyber-thieves will likely adapt. It's going to take real-time big data analytics to stop attacks while they're happening.
The top news stories for Oct. 21, 2014.
Apple has released a mega security update that affects multiple products including the OS X operating system, OS X Server and iTunes.
Security researchers last week demonstrated how a newly uncovered security weakness could allow a malicious Android app to be embedded within another app to avoid detection.