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Critical XSS flaws patched in WordPress and popular plug-in

The vulnerabilities could allow attackers to create administrator accounts and take control of websites read more »

Police arrest 16 people for alleged Remote Access Trojan hacking

Suspects picked up in UK and six other countries read more »

NSA chief says cyberattacks on industrial systems are his top concern

Nation states and groups are engaging in risky behavior in the absence of cyberspace rules read more »

Governments act against webcam-snooping websites

Insecam, which broadcast feeds from unsecured webcams, no longer works read more »

Citadel malware now targets password management applications

A new Citadel configuration steals the master keys for two password managers and a secure authentication program read more »

Activists release Detekt tool that finds surveillance malware

The tool is a joint project of multiple privacy groups who investigated malware used to target journalists and human rights activists read more »

Intel to work with Europol on fighting cybercrime

Intel's McAfee branch will share technical information with the European Cybercrime Centre read more »

Long-running Android botnet evolves, could pose threat to corporate networks

The 'NotCompatible' Android Trojan now uses peer-to-peer encrypted communication, researchers from Lookout said read more »

BitTorrent dismisses security concerns raised about its Sync app

The cryptographic implementation is solid and cannot be compromsied through a remote server, the company said read more »

Water firm SESW opens tap on ForeScout NAC security upgrade

Automation and better auditing with CounterACT read more »

Apple, Microsoft, Google and others join push against government spying

Ten top tech companies have signed onto an open letter backing legislation that would prevent the bulk collection of Internet metadata by government agencies. read more »

WhatsApp adding end-to-end encryption to message service

Even Mark Zuckerberg, in theory, can't read your messages read more »

EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates

The new CA is called Let's Encrypt and its goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of SSL/TLS on the Internet read more »

Wynyard hires former GCHQ chief to push crime fighting software

Andrew France OBE moves to private sector read more »

PCI Council looks for ways to stem data breaches after bad year

The last year has been bad, but the technology is there to stop nearly all data breaches, experts said read more »

New ransomware CoinVault allows users to decrypt one file for free

Cybercriminals use freebie tactic in attempt to increase ransomware success rate read more »

Bash malware targets embedded devices running BusyBox

Attackers use malware dubbed Bashlite to scan for and install backdoors on routers and other systems running BusyBox read more »

Reports: State Department admits intrusion into unclassified email

The agency shut down its unclassified email system and parts of its website on Friday, according to the reports read more »

Malware served through rogue Tor exit node tied to cyberespionage group

There is strong evidence that it was used to target European government agencies, researchers from F-Secure said read more »

Suspected WireLurker malware creators arrested in China

A Chinese site, which had been spreading the malware, has also been shut down read more »


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