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Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in Denmark

He will also be expelled from the country upon his release

Facebook sets up shop on the Tor anonymity network

Facebook is also working on a mobile Tor site

Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

Flaws identified in wget and tnftp allow malicious servers to execute rogue commands on users' systems

Pirate Bay co-founder found guilty of hacking in Denmark

Svartholm Warg's sentence will be announced on Friday

Insurers' refusal to cover high-tech Range Rovers is warning for carmakers, Kaspersky

Place security higher up the supply chain, as parts that come from different suppliers could reveal vulnerabilities, experts warn

How to figure out if a data breach is a hoax

Deloitte has published ways to figure out if an organization has really been breached

Attack campaign infects industrial control systems with BlackEnergy malware

Customers of three SCADA human-machine interface products from different vendors were potentially affected, ICS-CERT said

Gigamon says it can analyze attacker SSL traffic without hitting performance

Attackers are increasingly using SSL to encrypt data they steal, which poses challenges for security

California reports huge jump in data breaches

Annual report says records equivalent to almost half the state's residents were lost in 2013

Italian council workers forced to pay 400 euro TorrentLocker ransom

It's a stick up, software style

Google to kill off SSL 3.0 in Chrome 40

In the meantime, Chrome 39 will no longer support SSL 3.0 fallback for TLS connections

Google project aims to preserve privacy when collecting software stats

RAPPOR has been released under an open-source license

Drupal: If you weren't quick to patch, assume your site was hacked

Drupal site owners who failed to rapidly deploy a recent critical patch were advised to restore their sites from backups

Germany backs plan to retain personal flight data across EU

Retaining flight data would violate fundamental rights, opponents said

Facebook gives away homebrewed OS monitoring tool

Osquery watches for operating system state changes that might indicate a security issue

Cybercriminals create platform for automating rogue credit card charges

The developers claim it can emulate human interaction to trick payment gateways

NHS Trusts struggling with Windows XP migration, FoI request finds

A quarter won't meet April 2015 support deadline

Hackers reportedly target unclassified White House network

The hackers are said to be working for the Russian government, according to a news report

Security vendor coalition cleans 43,000 malware infections used for cyberespionage

The removed tools were used by a prolific Chinese cyberespioange group dubbed Axiom

Russia's shadowy 'APT28' hackers targeting pro-Western governments since 2007

But has Russia already moved on?


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