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Yahoo says attackers looking for Shellshock found a different bug

The bug has now been fixed and user data was not at risk, the company said

Firedrive mystery deepens – is this cloud storage site coming back?

Users reach for backups after site stops working

JPMorgan Chase attackers hacked other banks, report says

A wave of high-profile cyberattacks this year on U.S. companies underscores the need for better security practices

ComputerCOP parental surveillance is poorly-made 'spyware', says angry EFF

Police shamed for endorsing program

Windows PCs still riddled with unpatched Java, QuickTime and Adobe Reader

US consumers don't patch

Basic hacks can compromise industrial control systems

Industrial control systems for dams, power plants, chemical plants and the like can be hacked with simple phishing attacks.

Shellshock attacks target QNAP's network storage, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor

Palo Alto next-gen firewall marked a 'caution' in NSS Labs test

Next-gen firewall pioneer falls down on evasion tests

OpenVPN servers can be vulnerable to Shellshock Bash vulnerability

Some OpenVPN configuration options open remote attack vectors for Bash vulnerabilities, VPN provider warns

Berlin privacy startup ZenMate secures £2m for its VPN plugin

Platform has attracted 5 millions users in just over a year

Exabeam trials user monitoring technology on Safeway network

Reaches the places SIEM can't, claims startup

Banks should not ditch traditional passwords despite biometrics says IDC

Biometrics are 'relatively young and experimental'

Tools for creating malicious USB thumb drives released by security researchers

The tools can be used to modify the firmware on USB flash drives in order to infect computers with malware

JPMorgan Chase breach affected 83 million customers

The breach also compromised internal data

Is that used iPad actually stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check

The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen

How hackers accidentally sold a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000

Report: LulzSec leader directed cyberattacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil and other countries, The Daily Dot is reporting

Hurry! Wait! Go! Joomla stumbles with patch for serious vulnerability

Joomla patches were reissued after the first versions broke the update process of existing installations

Cheryl Cole crowned 'most dangerous' UK malware lure of 2014

Jimmy Kimmel leads US list, according to McAfee SiteAdvisor

Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said


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