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Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter

The retailer expects 'significant' ongoing expenses from the breach read more »

Adobe tries again to fix Flash vulnerability

Malware authors found a way to continue to exploit a vulnerability patched last month read more »

Bitdefender security appliance for home networks seeks to replace end-point antivirus

Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats read more »

Regin malware linked to attacks on Belgacom, well-known cryptographer

Regin's targets have lead to suspicions that the U.S. and U.K. may have created it read more »

'Less' means more to malware authors targeting Linux users

Running the 'less' Linux command on files downloaded from the Internet is dangerous, a researcher said read more »

UK plans to introduce new Web snooping law

The new bill seems to be a somewhat toned-down version of the controversial 'snooper's charter' read more »

Webcam snooper now looking for a job

Insecam's creator, possibly based in Moldova, is looking for remote programming work read more »

Traces of Regin malware may date back to 2006

Regin was known about for some time by the security industry, according to Symantec read more »

US man sentenced for hacking POS systems at Subway

Former Subway franchise owner sold POS systems to the restaurant chain, then hacked them, the DOJ says read more »

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 »


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