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Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said read more »

Cabinet Office launches procurement for new PSN framework

'Network Services’ framework worth up to £2 billion expected to launch in March 2015 read more »

China again blames US for disrupted cybersecurity talks

A top Chinese official said the country does not tolerate hacking read more »

Dropbox used for convincing phishing attack

Dropbox was quick to remove the bogus login page, Symantec said read more »

Obama orders chip-and-PIN in government credit cards

The move could push retailers and banks to better secure their own cards and systems read more »

Kickstarter suspends Anonabox Tor router project

After days of critical scrutiny on social media networks, the wireless router that was supposedly a custom-built Tor privacy engine has been suspended by Kickstarter after raising nearly $600,000 in only a few days. read more »

Once the FBI has a backdoor into your smartphone, everyone does

FBI director James Comey believes tech companies should be forced to insert back doors to bypass encryption on smartphones. But experts say once that happen,s security is moot and anyone can breach your privacy. read more »

New Web vulnerability enables powerful social engineering attacks

The vulnerability allows creating links to legitimate sites that trigger malicious file downloads when clicked read more »

New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said read more »

HP enhances data backup in the cloud with new Helion DRaaS offering

Data recovery times cut by 90 percent claim read more »

Drupal releases patch for severe SQL injection flaw

The flaw could allow an anonymous attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code read more »

All-in-one printers can be used to control infected air-gapped systems from far away

Researchers have developed Morse code for transmitting data via pulses of light sent to an operating scanner read more »

Browser makers spell out anti-POODLE plans

The top three browser makers announced yesterday how they will deal with the design flaw in SSL 3.0 after researchers revealed that their "POODLE" attack method can steal encrypted information and pilfer browser session cookies. read more »

Snapchat and other online services need to tighten security

Regardless of the fact that some data leaks weren't the result of direct server hacks, Internet service companies need to do a better job of educating their users and offering stronger security measures. read more »

FBI warns of cyberattacks linked to China

The FBI and security companies have observed 'recent intrusions' read more »

Intel preps new technology to secure credit card transactions

Intel's Data Protection Technology for Transactions works with Apple Pay read more »

Security experts warn of 'POODLE' attack against SSL 3.0

Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it read more »

Security vendors claim progress against Chinese group that hacked Google

A collaborative effort has resulted in better defenses against the "Operation Aurora" hackers read more »

'Hurricane Panda' hackers used Microsoft zero-day, CrowdStrike says

The group, which targets technology infrastructure companies, is believed to be linked to China's government read more »

Hillary Clinton: Social media is no match for real-world interactions

The former U.S. Secretary of State said face-to-face meetings are more valuable when it comes to solving society's greatest problems read more »


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