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Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw

The Tor Project banned 380 vulnerable entry and exit relays and is eyeing 1,000 more

Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Since February, Qihoo 360 has been rolling out Windows XP security software to 200 million users

Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

Questions around the government's legal right to encrypted communications must wait for the next case

'Snowden effect' has changed cloud data security assumption, survey claims

Hard questions

German researchers hack Galaxy S5 fingerprint login

The integration with Paypal makes the weakness of Samsung's implementation extra serious

US universities get big bucks to solve cybersecurity issues

Federal Emergency Management Agency puts cash on the table

Rushed Heartbleed fixes may expose users to new attacks

Be careful patching the bug and restarting, or attackers could slip in, Kaspersky says

VMware promises Heartbleed patches for affected products by the weekend

The company has identified over two dozen affected product versions so far and is releasing updates

TrueCrypt source code audit finds no critical flaws or intentional backdoors

Some vulnerabilities were identified but are likely accidental, security auditors from iSEC Partners said

Guardian, Post win Pulitzers for NSA spying coverage

The two each won a highly coveted Public Service award

Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

A computer Trojan injects messages into Facebook to trick users into installing Android malware, researchers from ESET said

Teen arrested in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

The Canada Revenue Agency reported data on 900 taxpayers was stolen through the Web vulnerability

Lavaboom builds encrypted webmail service to resist snooping

The service has started accepting registrations for its upcoming beta testing period

WHUFC and Fortnum & Mason among clutch of firms to adopt .london domain

.london to go live at the end of the month, joins .NYC and others

Open source trounces proprietary software for code defects, Coverity analysis finds

Argues that Heartbleed flaw was a difficult case

Ukraine tensions could hurt international security efforts, Kaspersky says

Anything that hurts trust between countries sets back global Internet efforts, the cybersecurity pioneer said

Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

Bruce Schneier's Co3 Systems startup launches in UK and Europe

Pitches enterprise incident response platform

Google patches Android icon permissions attack

FireEye found malware that could change other icons, sending victims to phishing sites

Mumsnet falls to Heartbleed hackers as 1.5 million users reset passwords

Scale of attack unknown


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