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CloudFlare acquires enterprise VPN provider CryptoSeal

CloudFlare said the company's technology will help it build more secure networks

Maliciously crafted files can disable Microsoft's antimalware products

A vulnerability in the engine used by many Microsoft antimalware products can lead to a persistent denial-of-service condition

Will full encryption sideline Google's targeted ads?

Russian forensic firm's tool snags iCloud backups without an Apple ID

The new tool from Elcomsoft, intended for law enforcement, only works under certain conditions

UK student develops antidote for first Android file-encrypting ransomware

A hardcoded encryption key allows recovering files held hostage by the Simplocker Android malware

Better messaging means security can grow with IoT

Messaging veteran RTI delivers software based on the new DDS Security standard

DNS servers still sitting ducks inside many organisations, IDC survey finds

Awareness of risk high but protection low

Popular HTTPS sites still vulnerable to OpenSSL connection hijacking attack

A known critical vulnerability in OpenSSL can be exploited on over 20,000 of Internet's top 155,000 SSL sites, a researcher from Qualys said

Domino's Pizza hit with mocking ransom demand after hackers steal 650,000 customer records

We know your toppings

CloudFlare offers free DDoS protection to public interest websites

Project Galileo will help political and artistic websites resist censorship attempts that use distributed denial-of-service techniques

Symbian signing key reportedly stolen from Nokia could have enabled powerful malware

Someone blackmailed Nokia in 2007 by threatenting to leak a digital key the company used to sign Symbian applications, a news report says

Chinese Star N9500 Android smartphone contains factory-installed Trojan, says security firm

Uupay.D Trojan disguised as Google Play app

Report: Neither iOS nor Android inherently more secure than the other

Apple has an edge in a couple of areas, but there are still ways into its walled garden, Marble Security said

TowelRoot Android rooting tool presages malware exploits against kernel flaw, suggests security vendor

“Make it ra1n”

Waratek tackles Java application security

Waratek Java Application Security monitors, detects and blocks risky application behaviors.

New powerful banking malware called Dyreza emerges

The malware uses browser hooking to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack, security companies say

Hacked Synology NAS systems used in high-profit cryptocurrency mining operation

A hacker earned over $600,000 by infecting network-attached storage devices with Dogecoin mining malware, Dell SecureWorks researchers said

British firms 'not taking mobile security seriously', says Samsung

Lack of visibility of mobile losses and thefts

Spamhaus readies new antimalware data feeds

The data feeds will make Spamhaus' Domain Block List more effective and versatile, the organization said

P.F. Chang's turns to manual card processing after confirming breach

The restaurant chain is the latest victim of a breach


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