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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

CloudFlare launches bug bounty program

The company hopes to strengthen its network through crowd-based bug hunting

Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards

Another 400,000 cards at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected

Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed

The new browser plug-in can identify Web sites that maybe vulnerable to the OpenSSL bug

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

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

Web apps and point-of-sale were leading hacker targets in 2013, says Verizon

The telco's annual data breach report incorporates data from more sources than ever before

Satellite communication systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks

Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in satellite communications devices used in the defense, maritime, aerospace and other sectors

IT security is national security -- but you're not alone

Managing the danger of cyberattacks has to involve all parts of an enterprise, speakers tell a Kaspersky conference

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


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