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  • Critical Delphi and C++Builder VCL library bug found

    21.08.2014

    A buffer overflow vulnerability that could be exploited to execute malicious code has been discovered in the Visual Component Library (VCL) library of Embarcadero's Delphi and C++Builder application development environments, and could, therefore, also affect applications that were built by using the software and that use the affected library.

  • API security for connecting the enterprise cloud

    13.08.2014

    In this interview, Don Bergal, COO at Managed Methods, answers questions regarding security around API based connections between an enterprise and the hybrid cloud.

  • New game sharpens secure coding skills

    04.08.2014

    Today at Black Hat, Checkmarx launched Game of Hacks, a challenging game for software developers and security professionals to test their application hacking skills, improve their code security know-how and facilitate better security practices in hope of reducing the amount of vulnerabilities in their applications.

  • Security contest rewards builders of secure systems

    31.07.2014

    More often than not, computer security competitions come in the form of Capture The Flag (CTF) contests, and the emphasis is on breaking systems.

  • Scan of Google Play apps reveals thousands of secret keys

    19.06.2014

    A team of researchers from Columbia University has downloaded and decompiled over 880,000 applications found on Google Play, and has discovered - among other things - that app developers often embed their secret authentication keys in the apps, which can lead to attackers stealing server resources or user data available through services such as Amazon Web Services or Facebook.




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What can we learn from the top 10 biggest data breaches?

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  Here's a list of the top 10 biggest data breaches of the last five years. It identifies the cause of each breach as well as the resulting financial and reputation damage suffered by each company.


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