Thursday, 13 June 2013

[TechRepublic] Top four anti-surveillance apps / New Android malware

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TechRepublic Member | June 13, 2013

Ask a hacker: Top four anti-surveillance apps

After a week of leaks of NSA citizen surveillance and Internet company denials, Violet Blue reports which mobile apps are best for privacy. Read more

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New Android malware should be wake-up call for security admins

Security firm Kaspersky reported on a new malware threat that it calls the most sophisticated it has seen in targeting Android phones. Read more

Identity, access management and the rise of bring your own identity

Companies now have more external users than internal ones: how do we manage digital identities without creating huge complexity? Read more

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Microsoft misses Google-found flaw in Patch Tuesday updates

Despite rolling out five security updates, Microsoft missed out a patch for a zero-day flaw in Windows. And it just so happened it was discovered by its main rival in the business space. Read more

Boundless Informant: US gov't collects 100 billion surveillance records a month

Meet the U.S. National Security Agency's global intelligence tracking tool, "Boundless Informant," the latest secretive system leaked by a London newspaper. Read more

Pentagon bids for $23 billion to combat cyberthreats

The Pentagon has called for $23 billion to be spent through fiscal 2018 to combat global cybercrime. Read more

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The ultimate luxury wristwatches (pictures)

Some people still wear watches, and some of those watches are housed in 18-karat gold and can unlock Aston Martins. We continue our look at uber-opulent gear with a roundup of supershowy timepieces. View on site

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