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Weekly Roundup : Oct 28, 2011 : National Security Agency Helping Private Sector

Trending Security News Governments around the world highlight the need for stronger cybersecurity as the Washington Post reports: Janet Napolitano: Hackers have ‘come close’ to major cyberattack. The New York Times carried the story Virus Infects Computers in Japan’s Parliament. The consequences of such government breaches were underscored by an InformationWeek story reporting that Hackers...

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Share the responsibility: Microsoft on National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Microsoft supports the efforts of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) with free resources and research about how each of us—individuals, families, schools, organizations, industry, and government—can do our part to help create a safer digital world. Some of the resources: Microsoft on National Cyber Security Month: Everyone Must Do Their Part Friends Oversharing Online? Call...

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TwC Releases New Online Safety Index

Microsoft and Trustworthy Computing have been focused on raising public awareness and educating customers about online risks for years. We’ve created a wealth of educational resources, partnered with others, and improved our technology. We have a vision of creating a global “culture of online safety,” where Internet security is second-nature—like locking doors and fastening seatbelts.    ...

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Free answers to your security questions

We get lots of questions about hacked email accounts, telephone scams, spyware, and viruses. The community at Microsoft Answers might have already asked and answered your questions. Microsoft Answers is a free forum where Microsoft engineers and security experts from all over the world answer technical and not-so-technical questions from people like you. If you...

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Code Analysis for All

Hello All – As many of you already know, the SDL team at Microsoft has a strong relationship with our colleagues in the MSEC Security Science team – these guys are on the front line of tool development for the SDL, and are always looking for new ways to take the security technologies they produce and...

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Going Mission-Critical

113 years and 362 days ago Andre-Jacques Garnerin sat on the edge of a hot air balloon several thousand feet above Monceau Park in Paris moments before making what was to become the first successful parachute jump. Of course I can’t be sure, but I’m guessing that one of the thoughts going through his mind...

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Beware of text message phishing scams

MSNBC’s Herb Weisbaum reports that cybercriminals use fake text messages to lure people in the into giving away bank account and credit card information. This particular scam involves scare tactics to make you believe that your account has been compromised. Cybercriminals use fear to make you act quickly and without thinking. Read more about the...

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