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A new bug is attacking Twitter and you can catch it just by moving your cursor over a link.
InfoSecurity reports the spam is being spread in the "name of democracy", according to Kaspersky Lab's December 2010 spam report.
CACI International and the U.S. Naval Institute released a report national security and assessing cyber threats specifically on global supply chains.
Senator Tom Carper of Delaware says the results from a new Government Accountability Office study are evidence that lawmakers should enact tougher rules to ensure the security of federal data -- like his bill -- Data Security and Breach Notification Act.
Cyber criminals have stolen the identity of some high ranking officials around the world, including the head of Interpol.
A new online cybersecurity degree program - being offered by the University of Maryland this fall - saw the enrollment of over 200 students on just the first day it was offered. Graduates will be trained to defend against cyberattacks, from both technical and policy-setting standpoints. University officials anticipate thousands will enroll. Because the course work is completely online, most of the students enrolled are expected to be working professionals looking to change careers.
A new list of the most vulnerable programs from the first half of 2010 hardly leaves anyone out. The report from M-86 Security Labs shows computers using Internet Explorer or Adobe Reader might be especially at risk, and that more Java-based vulnerabilities are also being actively exploited. The report also finds that attackers are finding new ways to bypass malware detection mechanisms.
A free service from the company Research In Motion now offers data and device protection for users of Blackberrys. It's called Protect, and for now is invite-only, and through a limited beta version, though the company plans to offer a more general, open beta later this year. It allows users to lock down their devices, and locate lost devices on a map. Reviewers with Information Week call it a credible option for smaller businesses and consumers.
Warnings have been posted about phony updates to the Abobe Flash program. Barracuda Networks says it found a number of compromised websites that take visitors to an official looking Flash update page. But, I-T experts say downloading the updates could infect a computer with malware. They offer a way to spot the fake pages; they only allows users to click on the "Continue" button. They warn, any updates must be taken directly from Adobe.
The General Services Administration is reiterating its promise to boost cybersecurity and privacy of cloud computing.
As part of the so-called FEDRAMP program, beginning this fall an interagency group will inspect vendors' cloud computing facilities to make sure they meet federal security standards. If the group certifies a cloud facility, agencies would be able to sign up for service without having to further inspect the facility.