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April 21, 2015 4:05 AM Raytheon raises security portfolio

Purchases Texas-based software firm Raytheon Co. is buying computer security software company Websense from Vista Equity Partners in a $1.9 billion deal to expand the Waltham-based defense contractor’s cybersecurity reach. Raytheon will invest $1.57 billion in net cash to combine the Austin, Texas-based Websense with its Raytheon Cyber Products to form a new business 80

April 20, 2015 11:21 PM Bug Exposes 1,000 iPhone and iPad Apps to Possible Hacks

A bug in a widely used piece of networking software temporarily exposed around a thousand iOS apps to the possibility of hacking, and some are still at risk. The bug was in AFNetworking, a bit of open-source code that at least 20,000 apps use — though only 5 percent of them used the specific version and section that contained the bug, cybersecurity firm SourceDNA 17

April 20, 2015 9:14 PM Austin cybersecurity company Websense bought for $1.9 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Raytheon is buying cybersecurity company Websense from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $1.9 billion in a move aimed at making defense-grade cyber protection available to commercial companies. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company best known for its military defense systems will invest just under $1.6 billion to gain majority 83

April 20, 2015 6:54 PM Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks. Companies trying to defend themselves from data hacks could soon be calling on a joint venture between defense contractor Raytheon and security software company Websense. Raytheon will pay $1.9 billion to retain 83

April 20, 2015 2:22 PM Raytheon buying cybersecurity company for about $1.9 billion

Raytheon is buying cybersecurity company Websense from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $1.9 billion in a move aimed at making defense-grade cyber protection available to commercial companies. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company best known for its military defense systems will invest just under $1.6 billion to gain majority ownership 75

April 20, 2015 12:25 PM FireEye Detects Similar Encryption Keys Reused by Russian Hackers

APT 28, a hacking group that has long been suspected to be linked with Russia, was not very effective in making an attack on an international government entity undetectable. According to the cyber security firm FireEye, the attack on April 13th utilized two software flaws that had been recently disclosed. They also explained that one of the flaws had still 26

April 20, 2015 11:20 AM How to Get People to Change Their Passwords

How companies can convince consumers to do more to protect themselves online I have a confession. Despite alarming odds of being hacked, I use the same password to access my computer desktop, iTunes account, PayPal, and an embarrassingly large number of online-shopping sites. It gets worse. I have not changed this password in three years, and I consistently 17 8

April 20, 2015 9:27 AM China 'seriously concerned' at New Zealand hack attempt report

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry expressed serious concern on Monday after a newspaper reported that New Zealand and U.S. intelligence services planned to hack into a data link between Chinese government buildings in Auckland. New Zealand newspaper the Herald on Sunday, citing details provided by former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) 27

April 20, 2015 7:11 AM Researcher denied airline flight after tweet about hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak 16

April 20, 2015 3:17 AM ​Jokers, hackers, and airline safety

Summary:A security researcher joked about hacking a plane and was picked up by the FBI. They didn't think it was one bit funny. The day before Roberts tweeted from his United Airlines flight, the US General Accounting Office (GAO) had issued a report that said it is possible for on-board hackers to bring down a plane. In a worst-case scenario, a terrorist 21