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Report: Consumers concerned about online threats but do little to protect themselves

By Tony Bradley, PC World | August 25th, 2014 A survey from Kaspersky Lab finds most consumers believe banks and online retailers are responsible for safeguarding their data. Remember banking before the Internet? You received printed bank statements in the mail and had to manually reconcile the information with the written register in your checkbook. …

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Vehicle-to-vehicle networks could save over 1,000 lives a year, US says

By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | August 18th, 2014 The federal highway-safety agency wants wireless systems to warn drivers before they crash. The U.S. government wants to force cars to talk to each other over wireless networks, saying that could save more than 1,000 lives every year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) …

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When is your infrastructure safe from Heartbleed?

By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 24th, 2014 Now that IT departments have fixed the Heartbleed bug in most internet-facing software, security pros have started debating the risk of not patching software buried deep in the data center. CloudPhysics, which performs storage analytics on virtualized environments within companies, says 57 percent of VMware vCenter v.5.5 …

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