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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

No-IP regains control of some domains wrested by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

Breaches exposed 1 in 7 US debit cards in 2013

The Target breach could speed up the switch to chip-based EMV cards

Critical vulnerability in popular WordPress newsletter plug-in endangers many blogs

Attackers could exploit a flaw in the MailPoet Newsletters plug-in to take full control of vulnerable blogs, researchers from Sucuri said

OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism

The project plans to implement code reviews, fix poor coding and have better documentation

Microsoft admits technical error in IP takeover, but No-IP still down

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

Israeli security startup firm Hexadite automates cyber incident response

The company claims its product reduces cyber incident response times by up to 95 percent

Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive

The consumer webmail and cloud storage services will now be protected with new encryption

Microsoft to resume email-based security notifications

The next security notifications will go out Thursday ahead of monthly security patches

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

PF Chang's says breach was 'highly sophisticated criminal operation'

But the restaurant chain still hasn't said how many cards were affected or how the data was stolen

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase tries to quell security concerns with 'vault' service

The optional feature adds more steps to Bitcoin transactions

Expert slams HotelHippo booking website after finding multiple security woes

Site ignored leaking data complaint until BBC contacted

Microsoft legal action cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

EFF sues the NSA to disclose use of software security flaws

The EFF filed suit against the NSA and ODNI Tuesday, seeking information about zero-day flaws

AlienVault expands OTX crowdsourced threat system with rogue traffic detection

Open Threat Exchange accepts log files

US breach-o-rama continues as Butler University admits 163,000-person hack

Employee details discovered on flash drive by chance

US government can exploit loopholes for warrantless surveillance on its citizens

Loopholes allow Americans' communications to be collected as foreigners with no protections.


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