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Facebook to run PSA on suicide prevention

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness month, the social network will promote an infographic to remind members that help is just a click away.

By Sep. 17, 2013


2013 Volvo XC60

The 2013 Volvo XC60 is a comfortable and uncomplicated driving SUV with a very advanced standard safety feature, but data-driven technology is absent from the cabin.

By Mar. 10, 2013

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Facebook boosts efforts on suicide prevention

The social network works with suicide watch group to detect early warning signs in at-risk users. After Web activist Aaron Swartz ended his life, this type of work is all the more relevant.

By Jan. 23, 2013


Making DDoS prevention a priority

In the Web world, distributed denial-of-service attacks can take out entire sites rather quickly. Mitigating the risk should be top of mind when building network architecture.

By Feb. 9, 2012


Taking the human factor out of phishing prevention

The weakest link in the battle against identity theft via e-mail is the tendency of users to click first and think second--if at all. Three new prevention methods may be worth the steps they add to the process.

By Jun. 20, 2011


Japanese shirt has stink prevention buttoned up

New garments for men called Otoko Kaoru have collars that give off a pleasing rose and menthol fragrance so you can (hopefully) smell as good as you look.

By Feb. 16, 2011


Europeana crash prevention: Cloud and memcached

Websites that don't scale are so 1999. It's time to get into the Cloud.

By Nov. 21, 2008


AVG to acquire ID theft prevention specialist Sana

Amsterdam-based AVG gets Silicon Valley foothold with purchase of Sana Security, a provider of software using behavioral technology to block attackers from stealing sensitive information.

By Jan. 13, 2009


Grisoft acquires Exploit Prevention Labs

Fourth-largest antivirus software vendor adds Exploit Prevention Labs' LinkScanner family of safe-browsing applications to its product offerings.

By Dec. 5, 2007


Microsoft and RSA partner on Data Loss Prevention

New DLP solution is to be baked into the Microsoft IT platform, allowing transparent application of digital rights management for sensitive data.

By Dec. 4, 2008