News tagged with web security

Free app protects Facebook accounts from hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two University of California, Riverside graduate students and a company run by an alumnus of the school have partnered to develop a free Facebook application that detects spam and malware posted on users' ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Software
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SEC cans Web campaign to buy beer company

(AP) -- It seemed like an innovative way to buy a beer company: Start an online campaign to purchase the iconic Pabst Brewing Co. and sell shares on Facebook and Twitter to cover the $300 million cost.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Business
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Spotlight falls on Sony's troubled cybersecurity

(AP) -- Another massive data breach at Sony has left hackers exulting, customers steaming and security experts questioning why basic fixes haven't been made to the company's stricken cybersecurity program.

dateJun 03, 2011 in Internet
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Malicious programmers focus on smartphones, tablets

Malicious programmers are always looking for new targets. While smartphones and tablets replace PCs as the gadgets we use for messaging, Web surfing and even doing business, some shady characters are starting to target these ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Software
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World's biggest IT fair shoots for the clouds

The world's top high-tech fair opens Tuesday with the IT industry in bullish mood, preparing to wow visitors with head-spinning futuristic gadgets and the latest in 'cloud computing' technology.

dateFeb 27, 2011 in Business
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