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Headlines for Security
WatchGuard Technologies Earns Recommended Rating from NSS labs for Next Generation Firewall Appliances
WatchGuard XTM 1525 blocks 97.8 percent of all tested attacks and proved effective against all evasion techniques
Canadians little affected by Home Depot data breach

Shellshock Bash Bug Could Be Biggest Threat Ever
 Security experts say "bigger than Heartbleed" is not an understatement
New Bash software bug may pose bigger threat than Heartbleed

Home Depot data breach triggers fraudulent transactions: WSJ
Data breach at home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts
Canadians anticipate a more connected world in 2025, but have concerns about security and privacy
New McAfee study reveals consumers' thoughts on future technology and trends
Gartner Says More than 75 Percent of Mobile Applications will Fail Basic Security Tests Through 2015
Enterprise employees download from app stores and use mobile applications that can access enterprise assets or perform business functions, and these applications have little or no security assurances.
5 Million Gmail Usernames, Passwords Stolen
Nearly five million usernames and passwords associated with Google Gmail accounts were hacked and leaked on a Russian Bitcoin security forum.
RSA Turns the Table on Cyber Attackers
Real-time detection of emerging and targeted threats without a reliance on signatures, resulting in faster time to mitigation.
Ontario Doctors to Study Symptoms from Cell Phone and Wifi Exposure

Microsoft Azure Media Services adds new cloud-first live streaming, content protection and indexing services
Microsoft Corp. announced new cloud-first media services, including HD-quality live streaming that supports today’s most popular devices and platforms, end-to-end content protection capabilities, and a new service that simplifies the indexing of audio and video content and makes it easier to search.
Apple Media Advisory
Update to Celebrity Photo Investigation
Home Depot offers free credit monitoring to customers as it investigates possible breach
Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.
JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack; reports other banks hit
JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, a company spokeswoman said.
Gartner Says Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Grow Almost 8 Percent in 2014 as Organizations Become More Threat-Aware
Worldwide spending on information security will reach $71.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2013, with the data loss prevention segment recording the fastest growth at 18.9 percent
California to require anti-theft kill switches on smartphones

UPS Stores in 24 States Hit by Data Breach

Did They Cheat Enterprises Inc. Launches the First Self-Detective Website the DTC Network

FBI probing reported theft of 1.2 billion Internet credentials
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a report by a U.S. cybersecurity firm that it uncovered some 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data.
Facebook Color Change Scam Spreads Malware
There have been an increasing number of these types of malicious apps appearing in Facebook.