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Microsoft Confirms Purchase of Cloud Security Firm Adallom

(TechCrunch) – Microsoft announced this morning that it purchased cloud security firm Adallom. According to sources familiar with the matter, the deal cost the Redmond-based software giant $250 million. That dollar amount is below previously reported figures pegging the value of the purchase north of $300 million. The deal was originally reported Read More

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Tips: How to Build a Strong Password

  (Capital OTC) – Following the numerous data breaches that took place in 2014, one would expect people to be more concerned about online security. However, according to SplashData’s Annual “Worst Passwords” list, people are as negligent with their passwords as they have ever been. In 2014, 3.3 million Read More

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Chinese Hackers Target US National Security Think Tanks

(ZDNet) – The Chinese cyberattack group Deep Panda has compromised national security think tanks using sophisticated techniques designed to steal confidential data concerning US foreign policy, according to security researchers at CrowdStrike. The CrowdStrike team say that “several” national security-based think tanks have been compromised in the Read More