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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

One week after patch, Flash vulnerability already exploited in large-scale attacks

The Fiesta exploit kit bundles an exploit for the CVE-2014-0569 vulnerability in Flash Player, researchers found

FBI backtracks on Russian involvement in JPMorgan Chase breach

Criminality or political sanctions protest? US authorities not sure

Criminals traded 110 million stolen credentials in 2014, Experian says

Online credentials more valuable than card data

UK verticals top hit-list for targeted APT attacks, says FireEye

Government, finance, telecoms and energy

Dropbox used for convincing phishing attack

Dropbox was quick to remove the bogus login page, Symantec said

New Web vulnerability enables powerful social engineering attacks

The vulnerability allows creating links to legitimate sites that trigger malicious file downloads when clicked

MasterCard teams up with startup to launch first payment card with fingerprint sensor

Combines security of biometric authentication with the speed and convenience of contactless payment

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

Bank of England launches investigation into CHAPS system failure

'Technical issue' with Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) platform now fixed

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said

China again blames US for disrupted cybersecurity talks

A top Chinese official said the country does not tolerate hacking

Obama orders chip-and-PIN in government credit cards

The move could push retailers and banks to better secure their own cards and systems

New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

Drupal releases patch for severe SQL injection flaw

The flaw could allow an anonymous attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code


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