Linux creator slams Windows, OS X, popular apps as malware

In a scathing opinion piece, Linux creator Richard Stallman denounced the prevalence of malware and urged users to fight back.

Global initiative 'Securing Smart Cities' launches

IOActive, Kaspersky Lab, and the Cloud Security Alliance are among the security organizations supporting the effort.

Report: IRS breach impacts more than 100,000 taxpayers

Attackers gained access to an Internal Revenue Service system called "Get Transcript" in order to obtain information on more than 100,000 taxpayers.

Site operator sentenced to 13 months for facilitating prostitution

The case has resulted in the first federal conviction of a website operator for such crimes.

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Android ransomware distributed to English speakers in spam campaign

The ransomware locks up the screen with an FBI warning and initially requires a payment of $500 in order to unlock the device.

SC Awards 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's SC Awards. Winners received acknowledgement and placques at the annual SC Awards gala held in San Francisco on Tuesday. For the winners and finalists of the SC Awards 2015, take a look at our Book of the Night.

Product Reviews

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server v5.5.0

The CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server is a flexible solution to strengthening security on a network.

Check Point Software Technologies 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance

Check Point Software 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance (NGTP) is a unified threat management (UTM) firewall, router, gateway and wireless access point.

AlienVault Unified Security Management USM

The AlienVault Unified Security Management platform is one of the most unique products we have ever had the pleasure of reviewing.

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