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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

Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

No problems have been reported yet, but those in the industry should patch if possible

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI

UK security startup WEDG hits £71,000 Indiegogo target in days

Relaunch hits target after Kickstarter doldrums

FBI opens malware tool to public as part of radical crowdsourcing plan

Public Malware Investigator portal nears launch

Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says

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

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports

Ex-NSA director Alexander calls for new cybersecurity model

Small and medium-size businesses should look into sharing cyber defenses, he says

Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

The defendants also allegedly stole pre-release games and information on Microsoft's Xbox

Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches

Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

Internet criminals migrating to hide inside 'darknets' warns Europol

More incoming for Tor


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