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Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said

Blue Shield discloses 18,000 doctors' Social Security numbers

A mistake left thousands of Social Security numbers in publicly available files

Accused Russian point-of-sale hacker arrested, faces US charges

The 30-year-old is also accused of hosting credit card selling forums online

Android bug lets apps make rogue phone calls

The flaw affects the majority of Android devices in use and could easily be exploited by malware to make premium-rate calls

Encrypted instant messaging project seeks to obscure metadata

Invisible.im aims to allow people to have online chats but leave little digital forensic evidence

Attack on Dailymotion redirected visitors to exploits

A rogue iframe injected into the site led visitors to exploits that installed a click-fraud Trojan program, researchers from Symantec said

New tools let IT admins cut the cord to manage mobile users

The new version of MobileIron's management software gives mobility to IT administrators, and segments and segregates admin privileges.

Dimension Data to expand Earthwave security services worldwide

Demand for real-time threat monitoring from cloud services providers is rising as hacking risks persist

MiniDuke state cyber-weapon re-used Russian 'Cosmu' Trojan, F-Secure says

Were developers the same people?

Citrix warns ShareFile users of phishing site

Citrix is working aggressively to get the site removed, hidden from most browsers

Spamhaus pushes for arrests of alleged DDoS participants

The attack against Spamhaus was one of the largest ever recorded at the time

US open to discussion about German accused of being a double agent

A German intelligence employee is accused of passing information to a US contact

French police question three over bitcoin website

Police were investigating the provision of online banking and gambling activities without the appropriate license

Mobile phones and other electronic devices under higher scrutiny at airports

Electronic devices that cannot be turned on will not be allowed onboard aircraft, according to new U.S. rules

Government crackdowns, surveillance could destroy the open web, Pew says

The next decade will be a difficult for the Internet, according to experts canvassed by the Pew Research Center and Elon University.

Windows XP users left high and dry as Oracle ends Java support

Next version quietly drops XP from list

Secret code indicates NSA tracks users of privacy tools, report says

Although unverified, the code indicates a broad effort to monitor those interested in protecting their online activities

Bolware payment malware swindles Brazilians out of staggering $3.75 billion, says RSA

Man-in-the-browser fraud operated with impunity

UK and Ireland regulators investigate Facebook over mood experiment

Regulators want to make sure user data privacy was respected

Brazil's losses from 'boletos' malware may top $3.75 billion

Fraudsters modified payment invoices called boletos using sophisticated malicious software, RSA said


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