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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

'Francophoned' cybertheft operation reportedly back in action

Attackers steal funds from French organizations using spear phishing, information-snatching malware and rogue phone calls

Geopolitics aside, Huawei still selling to carriers in the US

Huawei is finding clients among smaller U.S. carriers

Megaupload seeks return of millions in frozen Hong Kong assets

Hong Kong's Department of Justice has until June 4 to respond

Criminals have noticed the cloud: attacks on providers on the rise

Some types of attack reaching data centre levels

Cisco announces security service linked with new operations centres

Iintrusion-detection, incident response and forensics as a service

NSA spying revelations have tired out China's Huawei

Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China

While Heartbleed distracts, hackers hit US universities

As many as 250,000 people could be affected by a wave of attacks not using Heartbleed

Data breaches can be traced back to nine attack 'patterns', says Verizon report

Many attacks are sector specific

Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds

Zero-knowledge products are a misnomer

Risk of follow-up DDoS attack rises to one in three, Akamai report finds

Rise in repeat attacks in during 2013

Heartbleed prompts joint vendor effort to boost OpenSSL, security

Cisco, Dell, Facebook, IBM, Intel, Google and Microsoft are among those backing the initiative via the Linux Foundation

We Heart It turns off Twitter sharing following spam

The cause of the spam postings wasn't clear

Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens of other countries

Android malware that sends text messages to premium-rate numbers expanded globally over the past year, researchers warn

UK businesses fail to prepare for upcoming changes to EU data laws

Only half of UK firms are aware of the shake up, survey finds

Android, not iOS, is tops in mobile ad traffic for first time

Opera mobile ad platform data from 64 billion ad impressions

Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed

A few office-productivity apps are protected from Heartbleed thanks to a mistake

SMS spam rises in UK as 'accident compensation' scammers get busy

Had unwanted SMS spam? You're not alone

Mysterious malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices

Some iOS users found a malicious library of unknown origin on their jailbroken devices

NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs

NEC's face-recognition technology is being rolled out as an enterprise security solution


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