November 18, 2014

Facebook Addresses Privacy Fears While Ramping Ad Targeting SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook on Thursday made it easier for people to understand and control how their information is used at the leading social network while expanding its quest to better target ads. The simplified data policy came as Facebook announced that work to improve targeting of

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November 18, 2014

Majority of Top 100 Paid iOS, Android Apps Have Hacked Versions: Report Report Shows Increase in Number of Hacked Mobile Apps The third annual State of Mobile App Security report published by application protection solutions provider Arxan Technologies shows that cybercriminals have created hacked versions of most of the top Android and iOS applications. According

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November 18, 2014

Research Finds 1 Percent of Online Ads Malicious One percent does not sound like a lot, but multiple it by the right number, and it can be. Such is the case when it comes to malicious advertising. In research recently presented at the 2014 Internet Measurement Conference in Vancouver, a team of security experts from Ruhr-University

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November 17, 2014

Cyberattack Hit US Weather Service: Report SAN FRANCISCO – Cyberattackers believed to have been working from China broke through defenses of the US weather service recently, according to a Washington Post report. US media outlets on Wednesday said that the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed that some of its websites had been

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November 17, 2014

Internet Voting Security Risks Highlighted by New Wireless Router Attack Researchers have published a paper detailing a new attack method that can be leveraged to silently modify the digital ballots used in the Internet voting process. In Estonia, people can vote over the Internet since 2005, but the United States has also conducted some tests

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