|SecurityProNews Newsletter Archives 2013
Firewall Provider Stonesoft Set To Be Acquired By McAfee
Intel’s antivirus software company, McAfee, is acquiring Stonesoft. The company announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to initiate a conditional tender offer to do so.
WordPress botnet attack: Improve your security
If you have a WordPress blog or website, it’s important that you improve your security, as soon as possible. This post explains why and offers some tips to make your WordPress site safer and gives you links to 2 free security tools you can use.
Microsoft Employees Had Their Xbox Live Accounts Hacked
Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks.
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Phishing Scam On Facebook Poses As A Message From Mark 'Zurckerberg'
Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is not Mark Zurckerberg.
Privacy Protections Are Included In Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Near the end of President Obama's State of the Union address, he addressed the need for cybersecurity reform. He also confirmed the long standing rumor that he would indeed be signing an executive order into law that helps increase information sharing between the government and private corporations. What's surprising, however, is that it does address many of the privacy concerns that privacy proponents had with bills like CISPA and CSA.