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Kaspersky Labs reports on unprecedented cyber robbery

The details were revealed this week in a report from Kaspersky Labs, which first got involved in tracking down how the attacks were happening back in 2013 when an automatic teller machine in Kiev was compromised in a high profile incident in which the ATM began to dispense money without any user action.

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Is there a severity greater than critical?

It’s Patch Tuesday again and it’s really time you paid attention. A lot of attention. MS15-011 covers a security issue that, were I in charge of the ratings names, I would rate as Super-critical – because of the potential for exploitation more than its potential impact. If you have anyone taking a domain-joined workstation outside the corporate network, patch it now.

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Introducing GFI LanGuard 2015

GFI LanGuard is available today. Product manager Cristian Florian tells us what’s new in the latest release

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23 network security mistakes that could get you fired

Depending on your boss, the impact to company or customer and seriousness of a mistake, some can be career-limiting or, even worse, send you back to the job market before you even know it. Let’s take a look at those network security mistakes that could get you fired.

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GFI MailEssentials wins 5th VBSpam+ award from Virus Bulletin

In the January 2015 round of testing, GFI MailEssentials had a spam catch rate of more than 99% and 0 False Positives, thus winning a 5th VBSpam+ award.

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Patch management could save you big bucks… and a fine

We all know that patching is something we should do. Some of us even consider it something we must do. But I don’t think any of us consider how much it could cost us if we didn’t, so take heed of the following object lesson. Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) was fined US $150,000 […]

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Choosing the right patch management software

A recent Ponemon Institute study estimates it costs businesses $214 per single, compromised record — so just imagine what it would cost if thousands of records on your system were compromised. Add to that the impact on reputation, lost business and potential legal ramifications and it is easy to see the additional value provided by […]

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