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Trend Micro Chosen by Go Daddy Group

Trend micro has been selected by the Go Daddy group- a leading provider of internet hosting, domain registrations & SSL certificates- to enhance their understanding and prevention of online catastrophic attacks. Go Daddy group has a large user base of … Continue reading

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McAffe’s Investigation Discovers China might be Responsible for Five-Year Cyber Attack

In an operation titled “Operation Shady RAT”, initiated by McAfee security professionals, nearly 70 computer networks from both, public and private sector companies, located in 14 different countries, have penetrated by hackers.

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Linux Portfolio Expands as Oracle Purchases Ksplice

Ksplice, Linux security updater, has been acquired by Oracle- the database management company. This purchase has provided Oracle with a larger portfolio in the field of analytics and safety updates for Linux.

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Facebook Facial Recognition Receives Negative Feedback

The new facial recognition feature by Facebook has fueled the already high privacy issues plaguing many users and tech analysts. “Tag Suggestions” is a feature which gives suggestions to users to tag their friends using facial analysis.

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Google Disarms Chinese Spear-Phishing Attack on US

In a statement made on its blog, Google said that it successfully managed to block a spear-phishing attack aimed at the Gmail accounts of many “senior US government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian countries (mainly South Korea), … Continue reading

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Revival of Sony’s PS Network Begins

As soon as Sony (www.sony.com) started repairing the PlayStation Network on Friday, which suffered a massive downtime of 2 weeks, it was reported that data security personal at Sony were aware of the fact that an unprotected and outdated Apache … Continue reading

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Secure Public Cloud Mystery Solved, Claims Firehost, Releases PCI 2.0 Cloud

On last Tuesday, Firehost launched the first of its kind ‘secure public cloud’. According to Firehost’s CEO Chris Drake, Firehost’s public cloud solution is the lone PCI certified invention and is among the limited certified hosting offer.

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Equinix and Carpathia Hosting Form Strategic Alliance

Equinix, an international data center service company, and Carpathia Hosting, a service company for unique managed hosting for government agencies and businesses, recently announced that they are going to form a strategic alliance. This would make them cooperatively sell and … Continue reading

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