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CloudFlare can provide its caching service without your SSL keys

The company said it has made an encryption breakthrough that will put financial institutions at ease

China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'

The country says it has no knowledge of attacks against US transportation contractors

BitTorrent opens Bleep peer-to-peer encrypted chat program to public testing

The application is available for Windows, Mac and Android and a supports voice calls and instant messaging

US military unaware of Chinese attacks against transport contractors

The Defense Department has been ordered to close gaps in how cyber incidents are reported

Top US brands still falling foul of CAN-SPAM legislation, study finds

But have consumers moved on anyway?

UK appoints first SME cyber-security 'czar' with £4 million funding boost

Drawing security SMEs and startups into network

Browser vulnerability caps rough few months for Android security

It has been a summer of discontent for the Android security community.

Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal

Two-step verification is not mandatory though Apple recommends it

Court throws out $368.2 million patent award against Apple

A lower court made mistakes in defining the value of the patented technology asserted by VirnetX, an appeals court says

Majority of Scottish science academics will vote ‘no’ in referendum

But humanities academics favour 'yes'

Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, company says

New encryption is in place in US stores, the retailer said

Huawei shifts focus from communications to IT as it looks to engage with CIOs

Outlines plans to change how Huawei brand is perceived

Encryption goof fixed in TorrentLocker file-locking malware

A new variant of TorrentLocker fixes a problem that allowed encrypted files to be freed

The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law

Twitter patches vulnerability that could have impacted advertising accounts

The security flaw was reported through the company's new bug bounty program and researcher was rewarded with $2,800

Adobe releases previously delayed security updates for Reader and Acrobat

The updates fix eight vulnerabilities, including some that could be exploited to infect computers with malware

Cisco gains strength in next-gen firewalls via Sourcefire code

Cisco is bringing technology obtained through last year's acquisition of Sourcefire to its firewalls

Hackers accessed Goodwill hosting provider for 18 months before card breach

C&K Systems, which provided payment technology to Goodwill, said two other unnamed businesses were also affected

Four UK science and tech universities in global top ten, says latest QS rating

STEM instutions pushing out generalists

Many Android devices vulnerable to session hijacking through the default browser

The default browser in older, widely used versions of Android contains a vulnerability that can be used to bypass the same-origin policy


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