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BlackEnergy cyberespionage group targets Linux systems and Cisco routers

Kaspersky Lab researchers found BlackEnergy malware modules designed for ARM and MIPS systems running Linux

Flaw in Visa cards could ring up a very large fraud

Visa's contactless payment cards in the UK allow large transactions in currencies other than the pound

Seeking security, American Express aims to swap card numbers with tokens

The company's token service allows merchants and mobile payment providers to stop working with sensitive payment card numbers

EY turns to tech startups to tackle "right-to-be-forgotten" issues

Startups to spend next six weeks in Canary Wharf accelerator

Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in Denmark

He will also be expelled from the country upon his release

Facebook sets up shop on the Tor anonymity network

Facebook is also working on a mobile Tor site

Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

Flaws identified in wget and tnftp allow malicious servers to execute rogue commands on users' systems

Pirate Bay co-founder found guilty of hacking in Denmark

Svartholm Warg's sentence will be announced on Friday

Insurers' refusal to cover high-tech Range Rovers is warning for carmakers, Kaspersky

Place security higher up the supply chain, as parts that come from different suppliers could reveal vulnerabilities, experts warn

Cybercriminals create platform for automating rogue credit card charges

The developers claim it can emulate human interaction to trick payment gateways

Facebook users still being suckered by common scams, says BitDefender

Guess who viewed your profile?

Avecto's new Defendpoint client has another go at application sandboxing

Anti-virus under pressure

Firewall admins turning off security to boost performance - bad move

Survey uncovers "existential tug-of-war"

Adobe's e-reader software collects less data now, EFF says

Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption

Google to kill off SSL 3.0 in Chrome 40

In the meantime, Chrome 39 will no longer support SSL 3.0 fallback for TLS connections

Google project aims to preserve privacy when collecting software stats

RAPPOR has been released under an open-source license

Drupal: If you weren't quick to patch, assume your site was hacked

Drupal site owners who failed to rapidly deploy a recent critical patch were advised to restore their sites from backups

Germany backs plan to retain personal flight data across EU

Retaining flight data would violate fundamental rights, opponents said

Facebook gives away homebrewed OS monitoring tool

Osquery watches for operating system state changes that might indicate a security issue

Attack campaign infects industrial control systems with BlackEnergy malware

Customers of three SCADA human-machine interface products from different vendors were potentially affected, ICS-CERT said


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