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Vulnerability in popular Joomla e-commerce extension puts online shops at risk

The security issue might affect other extensions as well, researchers from Sucuri said

Hague seeks to reassure MPs that their data is safe in Microsoft's Dublin data centre

Comes as US government puts pressure on Microsoft to hand over emails on Dublin servers

VMware patches third-party components in vSphere platform

VCenter Server and ESXi patches update the bundled versions of Apache Struts, Apache Tomcat, glibc and JRE

Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

Microsoft Patch Tuesday thwarts nosey malware

This month's round of Patch Tuesday updates includes a critical fix for Internet Explorer

Encryption failures fixed in popular PGP email security tool Enigmail

Users of Enigmail 1.7 are advised to upgrade to version 1.7.2 as soon as possible

Salesforce warns customers of malware attack

A new version of the Dyreza online banking Trojan is stealing Salesforce.com log-in credentials

Google's plan for Chrome worries certificate authority vendors

Certificate Authority Security Forum says 'deprecation' of SHA-1 algorithm risks chaos during shopping season.

Malicious advertising hits Amazon, YouTube and Yahoo, Cisco says

The 'Kyle and Stan' network has been running since May

Home Depot confirms breach of its payment systems

Customers will not be held responsible for fraudulent charges, the company said

IDF 2014: Developers must address security and privacy concerns as IoT grows

Connected devices set to reach 50bn by 2020

HP showcases security software that look to detect infected and compromised computers

"Run-time Application Self-Defense" seen as possibly replacing web application firewall security.

Enemies no more, McAfee and Symantec agree to SHARE threat data

Pair join Fortinet and Palo Alto in the Cyber Threat Alliance

Study concludes 'Heartbleed' flaw was unknown before disclosure

Network traffic records show no signs attackers were looking for vulnerable servers before Heartbleed's disclosure

Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates

The new Flash Player update patches 12 vulnerabilities, many of which could allow remote code execution

Blackphone SSL security flaw was patched within days, says CEO

We responded quickly, says firm after researchers found issue

DDoS attack victims need to involve police, says Verisign CSO

Huge attacks spur need for deterrence

Will bitcoin's creator be unmasked for $12,000?

The anonymous poster wants 25 bitcoins, about $12,000, for the information

OpenSSL warns vendors against using vulnerability info for marketing

Vulnerability information will be closely held until patches are ready, the OpenSSL Project said

Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said


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