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Traditional security systems may be ineffective and become obsolete in warding off Web attacks launched by countries, according to Val Smith, founder of Attack Research. New attack trends include blog spam and SQL injections from Russia and China, Smith said during his talk at the Source Boston Secu...

Known also as Kido or Downadup, the Conficker virus infected around 15 million computers worldwide in mid-January of this year. The virus takes advantage of a vulnerability in the Windows operating system to burrow deep into the computer’s files, folders and System Registry, which stores setti...

A security breach at Heartland Payment Systems Inc. appears to have led to a forced stock sale by the company’s chief executive officer and his wife. Last week, the company revealed that Robert O. Carr and his wife, Jill, had to sell a total of 692,412 shares of Heartland stock they owned that was...