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5 Tips for Staying Safe Online From a Google Security Expert

TIME - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
If there's one cardinal sin when it comes to online security, it's using the same password over and over again across different services.
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Obama Cybersecurity: Two Executive Orders Aim To Improve Government's Online Security

Headlines & Global News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The executive orders will create a 12-member Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, made up of business, technology, national security and law enforcement leaders that will make recommendations to both the public and private sectors, ...
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Take Google's security challenge to keep hackers at bay

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Along with an extra 2GB of free storage, taking Google's security challenge offers a great safety checklist for all your online accounts. These days most of us have the sense to take a few security precautions when creating a new online account, but ...
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Google rolls out new features to strengthen online security

Firstpost - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Internet users in India today are more conscious about their online safety, internet giant Google India said on Wednesday as it rolled out several new features and resources designed to protect users online. Google India released some key interesting ...
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The White House wants to teach you about online security

MarketWatch - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The White House's cybersecurity national action plan, released Tuesday as part of a $19 billion investment in bolstering online safety across the federal government, aims to empower Americans to boost their own security awareness through public ...
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Researchers Want To Achieve Online Security Without Passwords

Android Headlines - Android News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Since we have the whole Internet everywhere with our mobile devices, security has become a very important topic. We store all kinds of personal files in our smartphones and tablets and even more sensitive information such as bank accounts, address ...

Which security products do enterprises expect too much from?

CSO Online - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Enterprises rely on some security products too much while counting on others too little. One product category that companies place too much faith in is encryption, which has vulnerabilities.
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IRS Online Security Breach Affects 100k Taxpayers

Infopackets (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
The IRS has revealed that cyber attackers managed to trick its system in handing over more than 100,000 access codes for user accounts.
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Google says Indians are more conscious about online security now

Mobiletor.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
Google claims Indians are increasingly becoming more concerned about online security and in this regard has announced a string of new initiatives meant to spread awareness about safe internet browsing.

1 in 4 parents' online security compromised by children's actions

SecurityNewsDesk - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Dealing with online risks is a family affair; recent global research from Norton found that nearly all parents (89%) in the UK worry about their children's safety online - in particular that they will give too much information out to strangers (44 ...

Security guard sings his way to online fame

Inquirer.net - ‎14 hours ago‎
And we think he deserves all the attention he can get so we take videos of him singing and post it online,” Dr. Mark Abadiano said.

Fredericton security company uncovers massive online fraud

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The University of New Brunswick-based Sentrant Security Inc. discovered more than 200 apps in the Google Play store that were running invisible ads that were charged back to legitimate online advertisers. "The scheme involves over 20 shell companies, ...
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Cyber attack on NSW Government department raises security fears

ABC Online - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
"When you get to state governments and the private sector, I think there's a very variable degree of IT security and you can't be confident that people are necessarily taking all of the steps that are needed to protect information," Mr Jennings said.
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Richmond Hill resident launches software designed to increase online security for children

Business In Savannah - ‎8 hours ago‎
Brian Bason talks about his software Bark, during the Geekend Pitch Circus presentation at the Guild Hall in October. Bason's software, which monitors children's social media, text and email for signs of cyberbullying launched earlier this month.
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February 9: Safer Internet Day: Luxembourg above EU average in online security problems

Luxemburger Wort - English Edition - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Around one in five Internet users in the EU reported not using the internet for certain activities, such as online banking or shopping, out of reasons related to security concerns. In Germany and Portugal respectively, 27 and 26 percent of users ...

Current p2p trends threatening enterprise security

CSO Online - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Security threats from peer to peer (p2p) communication are nothing new, but they are becoming more sophisticated. From ransomware and CryptoLocker to botnets, these are global threats that continue to evolve in more sophisticated ways.
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Hisham: Sabah security sufficient to thwart IS threat

The Star Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
KUCHING: Sufficient measures have been taken to beef up security in Sabah to face the Islamic State (IS) threat, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said.
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Hacker Posts Stolen Data on FBI, Homeland Security Employees Online

TechNewsWorld - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The U.S. departments of Justice and Homeland Security on Monday announced they were investigating reports that a hacker broke into government computer systems and stole sensitive information about employees at the agencies.
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Google India Rolls Out New Features Strengthening Online Security

FitnHit.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Today, internet users of India are more concerned about their online security and safety and on Wednesday, Google India the internet giant has rolled out various new features as well as resources that are particularly designed for protecting the online ...
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Flaws in Trane thermostats underscore IoT security risks, Cisco says

CSO Online - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Cisco warned on Monday of serious flaws it found in an Internet-connected thermostat control, which it said are typical among products of vendors who aren't well-versed in network security. The flaws were found in the ComfortLink II thermostats made by ...
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