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Thousands of sites compromised through WordPress plug-in vulnerability

Hackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability found recently in the MailPoet Newsletters plug-in for WordPress

Hackers steal user data from the European Central Bank website, ask for money

The compromised information includes email addresses, phone numbers and physical contact addresses of ECB event participants

Firm says vulnerability in Tails contained in I2P component

The flaw is one of several found by Exodus Intelligence, a vulnerability broker

SQL injection flaw in Wall Street Journal database led to breach

The publisher said the intrusion did not affect customers' data

Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask users

The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem

Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plugin to block third-party tracking

One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites

Stealthy ransomware 'Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker

The Cryptolocker takedown led to a better designed, more resilient ransomware threat

US court says warrant for access to all content of email account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

Romanian gang used malware to defraud international money transfer firms

The cybercriminals targeted money transfer franchises in several European countries

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities surge to record levels in 2014, NVD figures reveal

Bromium analysis plots rise after IE 11's appearance

EBay faces class action suit over data breach

The proposed class action suit demands damages from eBay

Arrests made after international cyber-ring targets StubHub

StubHub accounts were compromised and used to buy tickets for popular events, which were then resold

Zero-day flaws in Tails aren't for sale, vulnerability broker says

Exodus Intelligence will provide a report to Tails by the end of the week, a company executive said

Goodwill Industries investigates suspected payment card breach

Federal authorities and payment card industry fraud units notified Goodwill on Friday

AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

It can identify a Parrot AR Drone nearby to help narrow down the search for the rogue APs

Third of UK IT professionals would completely overhaul network security if they could, Websense finds

Start it up, again

Russian cyberweapons cross-pollinating commercial malware, analysis claims

'Gyges' malware shows ominous mixing of forms

CryptoWall ransom malware struck US brokerage Benjamin F. Edwards & Co

Possible data breach

Phishing gang stole money from Apple users to fund UK criminal network

Pair handed 14 years for £15,000 con


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