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US agencies: Sharing cyberthreat info isn't an antitrust violation

A policy statement from the DOJ and FTC is aimed at giving companies assurance about sharing with each other

Silicon Valley file-sharing firm Egnyte opens European HQ in London

International HQ next door to Google in Mountain View, California

HMIC slates police forces for ignoring cybercrime and cyberdefence

Only three English and Welsh forces praised

Stung by file-encrypting malware, researchers fight back

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless

HP to pay $108 million for overseas bribery and corruption

Employees in Russia, Poland and Mexico were accused of bribing local officials

Adobe patches a critical flaw in Flash Player and AIR shown at Pwn2Own contest

Adobe Systems addressed two remote code execution flaws, including one demonstrated at the Pwn2Own hacking competition last month

Cybercriminals use sophisticated PowerShell-based malware

Two separate threats that use malicious Windows PowerShell scripts were identified in the past few weeks by malware researchers

ZoneAlarm 2015 adds cloud scanning of email attachments BEFORE they open

Consumers get threat emulation system used in enterprise products

Yahoo email anti-spoofing policy breaks mailing lists

Yahoo moved to a more aggressive DMARC policy that creates email delivery issues on mailing lists for yahoo.com users, email experts said

'Heartbleed' bug in OpenSSL puts encrypted communications at risk

Administrators are advised to patch and revoke old private keys

Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said

European enterprises continue using risky cloud services, study finds

Only 194 of the 2,501 cloud services surveyed meet enterprise security standards

Canada halts online tax returns in wake of Heartbleed

Canada Revenue Agency anticipates restoring services by weekend

Twitter, at least, dodged the horrors of Heartbleed

Users have to be careful protecting their data because the vulnerability existed for years on many sites

Google's Chromebooks get Citrix XenApp business makeover

Access to Windows apps

IBM claims new patent for mobile security technology

Bypassing push notification to pass a token to the app

Microsoft Patch Tuesday bids adieu to Windows XP

Microsoft will no longer issue security patches for Windows XP

World hit by record wave of 'mega' data breaches in 2013, says Symantec

Over half a billion records compromised

Fake Android anti-virus app taken down

Surely the clue was in the developer company name....

Windows XP: Chronicle of a death foretold

The end-of-support deadline for Windows XP, heavily publicized since 2007, is upon us, and hundreds of millions of PCs still run the OS


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