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Coming clean: The truth about fraud in digital advertising

The Internet’s #1 revenue engine is also its weakest link. Solving the problem of ad fraud will fall to the smart minds who are actively working on solutions to stay one step ahead of the bad guys.

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Malware to iOS: I am in you

A group of researchers successfully slid malware past Apple’s safeguards and into the iOS App Store — a scary exposure for the operating system often touted as one of the safest in the industry.

Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt takes reins at FireEye

Dave DeWalt — known for his big personality, top-secret government clearance, and work as former chief executive at McAfee — is taking over as chief executive for security company FireEye today. He hopes to lead the company to an IPO quickly.

White House may not have found evidence of Huawei spying

A special White House investigation couldn’t find any evidence of Chinese spying through Huawei telecommunications systems, though the U.S. recently warned businesses using the vendor that it “cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence.”

Life-saving medical machinery prone to malware

It sucks when your PC gets clogged with viruses, slows to crawl, and generally makes your life miserable. But what if it put your life in danger? With medical facilities all around the United States running outdated software that can’t install new security patches, that very well may become the case.