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Cheryl Cole crowned 'most dangerous' UK malware lure of 2014

Jimmy Kimmel leads US list, according to McAfee SiteAdvisor

Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said

Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

No problems have been reported yet, but those in the industry should patch if possible

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI

UK security startup WEDG hits £71,000 Indiegogo target in days

Relaunch hits target after Kickstarter doldrums

FBI opens malware tool to public as part of radical crowdsourcing plan

Public Malware Investigator portal nears launch

Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says

Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites

CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service

Having encryption is critical to advancing a more secure future of the Internet, according to CloudFlare

Berlin privacy startup ZenMate secures £2m for its VPN plugin

Platform has attracted 5 millions users in just over a year

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports

Ex-NSA director Alexander calls for new cybersecurity model

Small and medium-size businesses should look into sharing cyber defenses, he says

Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

The defendants also allegedly stole pre-release games and information on Microsoft's Xbox

Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches

Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

Internet criminals migrating to hide inside 'darknets' warns Europol

More incoming for Tor

Facebook's new ad sales plan raises hackles in Germany

Facebook users who really want to avoid being targeted by ads should get an ad blocker, German consumer organizations said

Improved patch tackles new Shellshock attack vectors

Two new exploitable issues were found in the Bash shell and could lead to remote code execution, researcher warns


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