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Report: Data breaches at Staples and Michaels related

The data breaches at Staples and Michaels appear to be related, according to a source cited by security blogger Brian Krebs.

US leads the world in number of malicious links, says IBM's X-Force

The United States hosts more than 43 percent of all malicious links and more contaminated command and control servers than any other country, according to IBM's X-Force's threat intelligence report for the fourth quarter of 2014.

'Masque' attack replaces legitimate iOS apps with data-stealing imposters, warns FireEye

The "Masque" attack could replace legitimate iOS apps with malware-laden apps, resulting in possible theft of passwords, emails and other sensitive data, warns security firm FireEye.

Mobile security market to increase 25% per year, fueled by increasing threats

Mobile device security software market is forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 25 percent compound annual growth rate, topping $4 billion by 2018. This growth will be fueled increasing number of threats to mobile devices, particularly those running Android.

A brief history of malware

Malware has been around almost as long as computers, but its impact exploded when computers connected to the Internet. Malware includes viruses, worms and Trojans--basically any kind of malicious...

Spotlight: Kaspersky uncovers modular MacOS X malware

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have uncovered modular malware that targets the MacOS X operating system, according to a SecureList blog.

POS security: The forgotten link

With all of the news about data breaches affecting point of sale systems, you would think that POS security would be a priority for POS vendors and retailers. You would be wrong.

The threat intelligence problem

As you invest in the next generation of long-term strategic corporate security fabrics, you have no choice but to carefully examine them to make sure you do not replicate the painfully expensive mistake of relying on clearly unworkable technologies of the past. But how can you possibly tell that a technology is a moribund disaster waiting to happen?

Infographic: Humans are the weakest link in security

While many enterprises look to technology to stop security breaches, it turns out a full 70 percent of IT security breaches are the result of human error.. Or at least that is the message of a new infographic from Dell.

Kmart joins growing list of recent retail data breaches

Mass retailer Kmart has joined the growing list of U.S. retailers that have suffered massive data breach of credit card information. Kmart said last week that attackers were able in infect the Kmart's store payments system with malware and steal credit, and debit, card numbers of customers.