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UK consumers willing to sacrifice data privacy to get useful insights on their wearables

Research carried out by Imperial College London and Zeno Group

Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions app

The company was criticized for sending data about content to its servers in plain text

Akamai sees record-setting spikes in size and volume of DDoS attacks

The cloud services company detected 17 DDoS attacks in the third quarter that generated traffic of more than 100 Gbps

Abandoned subdomains pose security risk for businesses

Attackers could hijack subdomains pointed by companies at external services they no longer use, researchers say

Startup wants to make cloud attractive for security-sensitive businesses

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Bracket Computing lemerges from stealth mode

Apple to stop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications soon

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good

Massive malvertising campaign on Yahoo, AOL and other sites delivers ransomware

The malicious ads exploited vulnerabilities to install the CryptoWall ransomware on computers, researchers from Proofpoint said

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese official after iCloud attack

Apple's iCloud service recently faced a hacking attack in China

Symantec sees rise in high-traffic DDoS attacks

The most common targets are gaming, software and media companies

Google extends two-factor authentication with physical USB keys

Google Chrome gets support for new authentication protocol called Universal 2nd Factor

Cyberespionage group launches sophisticated phishing attacks against Outlook Web App users

The group targeted military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and media organizations, researchers from Trend Micro said

Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts

A new mechanism helps email servers determine if a message was intended for a recycled account's previous owner

Disaster as CryptoWall encrypts US firm's entire server installation

Paying ransom was quicker than backups

CryptoWall ransom infections spike to 830,000 in matter of weeks

The malware that just won't go away

Vietnam police hunt hackers behind mass outage

Websites linked to VCCorp were hit by malware in one of the country's biggest-ever attacks

Government regulation on cloud security may spur SaaS use in health care

The SaaS industry can also help increase adoption by designing products with better user interfaces

Android ransomware 'Koler' turns into a worm, spreads via SMS

The Koler ransomware locks the device screen and displays fake messages from police agencies

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

China has allegedly staged the attack, according to an anti-censorship group.

Microsoft discloses zero-day flaw, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said

Koler Android ransomware spreading in US as SMS worm, warns AdaptiveMobile

Android has a new worm


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