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Linux worm diversifies to mine cryptocurrencies

Symantec has found 31,000 devices with variants of the worm, called Darlloz

Wickr sees a business in securing other apps

The encrypted messaging startup is selling security tools, including enhanced encryption, to other app makers

Prominent security mailing list Full Disclosure shuts down indefinitely

The administrator says he had enough after a member of the hacker community tried to pressure him to remove unspecified content

Hacker Diabl0 arrested in Thailand at the request of Swiss authorities

He is wanted in connection with computer fraud and credit card information theft in Switzerland

For Facebook, delivering the strongest security would be a challenge

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

Most organisations plan to seek external help after security breaches, study finds

Incident response plan - phone for help

US Army red faced after phishing test sets off Defense Department email storm

Well-intentioned 401k 'attack' causes panic

Morrisons employee arrested in Leeds in connection with massive pay-roll breach

Firm still evasive on scale of breach

Don't upload health care data to Google cloud, UK groups say

Such sensitive data should never be uploaded to a provider outside the jurisdiction of the U.K, the groups said

Morrisons supermarket suffers major pay-roll data breach after insider attack

Large number of 100,000 staff affected

EA Games site hacked to steal Apple IDs

The attackers sought credentials and other personal information through a phishing scheme, researchers said

Does Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto have a case against Newsweek?

Legal experts say it would be hard for Nakamoto to build a strong case

Hospital hit by screen-grab Trojan that attempted to steal 5,400 patient records

Multi-purpose Trojan the most likely culprit

Infamous Zotob virus author 'Diabl0' arrested in Thailand on phishing charges

Swiss police ask for extradition

'Windigo' Linux bot hijacks servers to feast on PCs behind sysadmins' backs

Finds 26,000 compromised servers

Sally Beauty confirms payment card data breach

One of the largest retailers of beauty products had recently upgraded its POS systems in the US

Bitcoin-stealing malware hidden in Mt. Gox data dump, researcher says

Recently leaked Mt. Gox data archive contains a malicious application that steals Bitcoin wallet files, a researcher from Kaspersky Lab said

GCHQ, BT and Lockheed go talent spotting as UK faces cyber skills shortage

The organisations staged a cyber attack on London's financial sector

All major browsers fall during second day at Pwn2Own hacking contest

Researchers demonstrate remote code execution exploits against Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

Twitter: Attack emails drop from 110 million per day to a few thousand

Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance does the business


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