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Mobile management: Expert guide

InfoWorld.com has put together a free, 20-page "Mobile Management Deep Dive" PDF special report that explains the innate security capabilities of the key mobile platforms (BlackBerry, iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Windows...

Adobe fixes critical Flash Player flaws

The Computerworld story, "Adobe fixes critical Flash Player flaw" posted on Wednesday contained incorrect information regarding the type of PowerPC Macs that Adobe will no longer provide Flash support.

Security vendors push intrusion-detection, professional services

Established vendors and startups last week announced products and services for network intrusion-detection and outsourced security management.

Report: Google Ditches Windows Over Security Issues

Google employees are slamming Microsoft's Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial Times, Google will...

Developer finds major coding errors in Facebook, MySpace

Social-networking sites MySpace and Facebook have apparently fixed coding errors that could have allowed an attacker access to all of their users' data and photos.

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How to protect Windows 10 and 11 PCs from ransomware

Ransomware is running rampant, but there are several ways individuals and admins can protect their Windows 10 and 11 PCs. Here’s what to do.

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Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple may be ramping up opportunities for developers to reach customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others' expense.

REFRESH TEST STORY: How to protect Windows 10 and 11 PCs from ransomware

Ransomware is running rampant, but there are several ways individuals and admins can protect their Windows 10 and 11 PCs. Here’s what to do.

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For SMBs, Microsoft offers a new layer of server protection

Microsoft this month unveiled a preview of server protection aimed at small and mid-sized businesses, bundling the added security with Microsoft Defender for Business.

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Zoom expands end-to-end encryption for Phone and breakout rooms

The popular videoconferencing software is adding enhanced encryption to its phone service and individual breakout rooms.

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Will new EU crypto rules change how ransomware is played?

The European Union is cracking down on cryptocurrencies. That could have massive implications for enterprise IT.

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How to stay smart about Android app permissions

Android app permissions aren't as easy to identify as they once were, but that doesn't mean you have to be uninformed.

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With a light July Patch Tuesday, it's time to invest in your IT processes

Though this month's Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft deals with more than 86 reported vulnerabilities, the testing and deployment profile for July should be easy to handle. Use your time wisely.

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Drop, crack, d'oh! My broken Android phone epiphany

Just because your phone is broken doesn't mean your data's out of reach.

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Now’s the time to prep for Microsoft’s Excel macro crackdown

Though Microsoft has backed off earlier plans to block unsafe macros in Excel documents, that change is still coming. Here's what to do now to stay secure.

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Apple slaps hard against ‘mercenary’ surveillance-as-a-service industry

The company is introducing Lockdown Mode to protect high-risk individuals against corrosive surveillance and attacks, and investing millions to improve protection on its devices.

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Microsoft backs off facial recognition analysis, but big questions remain

Microsoft is backing off its support for some AI-driven features, including facial recognition. Although it's good Microsoft is acknowledging discrimination and accuracy issues, it had years to fix the problems and didn’t.

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European Parliament approves sweeping big tech antitrust laws

Two landmark pieces of legislation that target digital businesses operating in the EU will go into force early next year.

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