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Syrian Electronic Army hits numerous media sites with DNS redirection attack

Thanksgiving DNS attack spawns redirects and pop-ups

Digital Catapult engages 1,500 tech firms in opening two weeks

Startups using the facility to network with potential customers and partners. What's next?

BitDefender shows off 'Box', a home security device for the Internet of Things

Sits beside router, connects to firm's cloud services

Techworld Awards: Darktrace wins Enterprise Startup of the Year

Cambridge startup triumphed over CloudLock for Salesforce and Zadara Storage

Webcam snooper now looking for a job

Insecam's creator, possibly based in Moldova, is looking for remote programming work

Ransom malware attacks underscore limitations of anti-virus software

Trail of destruction

Microsoft releases emergency patch to stymie Windows Server attacks

Microsoft today released an "out-of-band" security update to patch a vulnerability in all versions of its Windows Server software

US retailers still struggling with data breach security, says BitSight

Majority see perfomance decline

Android and iOS apps still being cloned to spread malware

Finance, healthcare and retail are top targets

Malware served through rogue Tor exit node tied to cyberespionage group

Strong evidence that it was used to target European government agencies, researchers from F-Secure said

Pressure mounts in Europe for strict net neutrality

European telecommunications ministers will discuss a watered-down net neutrality proposal Thursday

Cheap Android tablets riddled with security flaws, test finds

Android version guarantees nothing

Adobe tries again to fix Flash vulnerability

Malware authors found a way to continue to exploit a vulnerability patched last month

Creepy 'Regin' spy cyberweapon reminds researchers of Stuxnet

Surveillance 'platform' targeted GSM networks, Russia and Saudi Arabia

DDoS attacks swamping media and entertainment firms, Verisign reports

More than half of DDoS attacks target media vertical

Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

Microsoft detailed the cause of Azure service interruptions that continued through Wednesday for some customers

WhatsApp adding end-to-end encryption to message service

Even Mark Zuckerberg, in theory, can't read your messages

Data breaches rose 25 percent to 320 incidents in single quarter, SafeNet figures find

UK recorded 33 incidents

Samsung's Knox to be tightly integrated with BlackBerry's BES12

Fights common enemy Apple with new partnership

Coca Cola sued by former employee over unencrypted laptop data theft

Guards best-kept secret in US but not 55 laptops


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