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Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach

The retailer is working with law enforcement and banking partners to investigate

Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found

Namecheap says accounts compromised in hacking incident

The attackers are likely using a large list of credentials compiled by a Russian gang, Namecheap said

Reconnaissance code on industrial software site points to watering hole attack

Attackers are using a sophisticated Web-based tool to gather information on potential targets, researchers from AlienVault said

Europol launches international cybercrime task force

The FBI and the UK National Crime Agency are part of the team

CryptoWall ransom Trojan has infected 625,000 systems, says Dell SecureWorks

Holds hostage a staggering 5.25 billion files

Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla project

It's the second database exposure incident reported by the organization in a month

Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

The PCI Security Standards Council says the Backoff malware is 'a very real threat'

Java, Flash and Reader still PC admins' biggest security headaches

Better than 2013 but still not good enough

IEEE Center for Secure Design wants tech industry to stop 'doing dumb stuff'

Google, Twitter, HP and Intel - they have a security dream

Apple blames leaked nude celebrity photos on 'targeted attack'

There was no iCloud breach, the company claims

'Harkonnen' espionage Trojan stole data from 300 European SMBs

Unknown malware used in attacks dating back to 2002

Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said

North Korea using foreign bases to launch cyberattacks, says HP

There's a reason the DPRK's attacks come through China

GCHQ teaches civilians and military personnel to defend cyber attacks

Claims more people need to pursue careers in cybersecurity

PCI Security council blames breaches on poor support for standard

"Best practices" guidance from PCI security group says compliance needs to be 365-day-a-year focus.

FBI, Secret Service studying 'scope' of reported bank cyberattacks

The attacks are believed to have affected at least five US financial institutions

Vulnerabilities on the decline, but risk assessment is often flawed, study says says

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said

New malvertising campaign hit visitors of several high-profile sites

Attackers redirected users to Web-based exploits by pushing malicious advertisements onto popular sites, researchers from Fox-IT said

Berlin privacy start-up ZenMate expands service to mobile

Hides user's mobile traffic by allowing them to virtually change their location


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