Small and medium-sized businesses are losing a staggering £785 million per year to cybercrime, according to a joint report published by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the Home Office and Business Departments in the United Kingdom.
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An independent commission focused on the threat of intellectual property from U.S. companies says that between 50 percent and 80 percent of all IP theft originates in China and, in a new report, urges the government to take stronger action against government-sanctioned IP theft. The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property said in[...]
As attacks against cryptographic systems and the SSL infrastructure have advanced in recent years, experts have begun to fret about the future utility of the system. Companies that rely on the security of the SSL technology are beginning to take steps to address the issue, with the latest being Google, which is planning to change[...]
Responding to a wave of high-profile account takeovers in recent months, Twitter has implemented a phone-based two-factor authentication scheme that will require a numerical code along with a username and password when users log in to their accounts. The feature, known as login verification, is similar to one used by Google in its Gmail service.
Investigative reporters for the Scripps news service have been threatened with legal action after informing a telecommunications company that confidential data on tens of thousands of applicants was available on the Internet.