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Critical patch for flaw hitting all MS versions

Critical patch for flaw hitting all MS versions

This vulnerability, if left unpatched, affects every flavour of Windows utilising the IIS services version 6+ to support web sites.

Law firms accused of being negligent with client data

Law firms accused of being negligent with client data

Information is the lifeblood of modern business, no less so than in the lofty eyries of the legal eagles, where sensitive client information is analysed and monetised.

New Statesman website hacked, redirects to escort site

New Statesman website hacked, redirects to escort site

British politics and current affairs magazine New Statesmen has admitted it was hacked on Wednesday, with the home page content on http://newstatesman.com/ redirecting to http://trescorts.com/, a Turkish escort website.

Wi-Fi hackable planes 'not a massive threat'

Wi-Fi hackable planes 'not a massive threat'

A warning from a US government watchdog that hackers could potentially destroy an airplane via the on-board Wi-Fi has been questioned and criticised by information security professionals and pilots alike.

Features

ICYMI: Anonymous targets ISIS, 'advanced' attacks & TV takeover

ICYMI: Anonymous targets ISIS, 'advanced' attacks & TV takeover

This week's In Case You Missed It column looks the top stories on SC from the past week, including an online battle between Anonymous and ISIS, a takeover of a French TV network and demystifying claims of 'advanced' cyber-attacks.

ICYMI: Thieving Chrome, 'illegal' Facebook & police fighting tech firms

ICYMI: Thieving Chrome, 'illegal' Facebook & police fighting tech firms

The latest ICYMI looks at data-scraping Chrome extensions, Facebook privacy and common cyber-security failings.

ICYMI: OpenSSL bugs, stealthy DoS attacks and stealing Bitcoins

ICYMI: OpenSSL bugs, stealthy DoS attacks and stealing Bitcoins

In this latest In Case You Missed It column, we look at the top stories on SC this week, including the discovery of a new OpenSSL bug and super-stealthy denial of service attack.

Opinion

Attention, criminals: DMARC will not get your spam delivered

Attention, criminals: DMARC will not get your spam delivered

Time to set the record straight on email authentication: DMARC won't get spam into the inbox, says Rob Holmes

Securing data where it matters most

Securing data where it matters most

Building a database security strategy is the first step for a company in ensuring security has been addressed inside out says Alan Hartwell.

Fingerprint technology far from foolproof for banking apps

Fingerprint technology far from foolproof for banking apps

A new approach to mobile user protection should focus on self-defending apps that provide an integrated, dedicated and secure solution to cyber-crime threats suggests Tom Lysemose Hansen