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Schneier: Cyber-retaliation like that exposed by Snowden report a bad idea

Automated couner attacks could harm the innocent

Ancient Stuxnet flaw still being used to attack millions of Windows XP PCs

XP popularity and poor patching revealed

Kovter blackmail Trojan hunts for victims as CryptoLocker fades

Infections hit 40,000 per day in June, says Damballa

Microsoft to support fewer IE versions

Microsoft has started a 17-month campaign to upgrade customers to the newest version of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Internet Explorer

Microsoft issued 26 patches for its browser, including one that covers a critical vulnerability

Android Trojan passes off crafty RAT as ESET security software

The Russians are coming

UK teens to study cyber warfare through GCHQ-backed programme

Cyber Security Challenge UK is partnering with US defence giant Northrop Grumman

Magnitude exploit kit changes tack to make money from CryptoWall ransomware

But does Blackhole demise signal end of exploit kit era?

London is laptop, smartphone and tablet theft capital of UK, police figures confirm

Londoners reported 123,000 nicked in 2013

Nissan investigates claims its Infiniti car is 'most hackable'

Miller and Valasek hackable car report is causing a stir

New Gameover Zeus botnet keeps growing, especially in the US

A new Gameover Zeus malware variant has infected over 10,000 systems so far, researchers say

The biggest iPhone security risk could be connecting one to a computer

Design quirks allow malware to be installed on iOS devices and cookies to be plucked from Facebook and Gmail apps

Users should patch critical flaw in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, researchers say

Adobe also releases critical updates for Flash Player and AIR

Malware is less concerned about virtual machines

Symantec finds most malware doesn't quit if it runs on VM, which used to be a sign it was being analyzed

IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery/resiliency centers

IBM is about to cut the ribbon officially opening two new state-of-the-art data centers

Study finds firmware plagued by poor encryption and backdoors

Firmware within the 'Internet of Things' could pose opportunities for hackers, researchers find

Chromebooks sales predicted to hit 14.2 million by 2017. Will this wake Nadella up?

Google's small volcano still spewing lava

IBM focuses on identity management with Lighthouse buy

The Lighthouse acquisition will bring IBM the ability to offer identity management as a service

China's Xiaomi faces privacy hurdles ahead of international expansion

Xiaomi apologized on Sunday for causing privacy concerns related to its phones

Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks

Chip makers are adding more security layers to protect mobile device users from malicious attacks and code injection


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