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'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

Target says it investigated but dismissed early signs of breach

A 'small amount' of possible activity was logged prior to a warning from the US Department of Justice

NSA denies Facebook snooping as Zuckerberg lays into Obama

Facebook's CEO says he called President Obama to express his 'frustration' at repeated revelations of NSA snooping

Adobe patches a critical vulnerability in Shockwave Player

The flaw could enable remote code execution attacks

Incorrect mobile numbers undermine One-Time Password security, survey finds

Number verification needed

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

Phishing campaign targets Google Docs, Drive users

A fake login page looks legitimate since it is served up by Google over SSL, Symantec said

California police criticized for 'stingray' cellphone trackers

Handsets nearby feed location data to the devices as if they were cell towers

DDoS criminals plot massive NTP amplification attacks as next wave, vendors warns

Attacks surged in February, say Prolexic and Arbor Networks

Some Samsung Galaxy devices contain a file access backdoor, Replicant developers say

A software program shipped with some Samsung mobile devices allows access to the file system through the modem, the developers said

Can anti-virus technology morph into breach detection systems?

Breach Detection Systems remain immature


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