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Hacked Reuters blog appears still unpatched 
Aug 8, 2012 | Comment Now 
Site still running a vulnerable version of Wordpress.
 
Patched Windows bug wreaks havoc 
Aug 8, 2012 | Comment Now 
Vulnerability used to target political, industrial and defense organisations.
 
Dropbox pins spam attack on breached staff account 
Aug 6, 2012 | Comment Now 
Hackers steal customer email details.
 
Hacked Dropbox staff account behind spam outbreak 
Aug 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Document containing user email addresses stolen.
 
#BlackHat: Researchers hijack Linksys router with JavaScript 
Jul 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Multi-pronged attack on home routers.
 
#BlackHat: Researchers upload dangerous app to Google Play store 
Jul 30, 2012 | Comment Now 
Google's Bouncer beat by legit JavaScript trick.
 
#BlackHat: Java malware exploits type confusion vulnerability 
Jul 30, 2012 | Comment Now 
Type confusion is the 'most essential' aspect of Java security.
 
Police disable world's third-largest spammer botnet 
 
Yahoo! mail app may be behind Android spam 
Jul 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Doubt on botnet theory.
 
Black Hat's guide to what's hot at the con 
Jul 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
More than 500 talks culled to 80.
 
Formspring 420,000 lost passwords were encrypted, salted  
Jul 12, 2012 | Comment Now 
Moves quickly to disable passwords.
 
Microsoft pushes nine fixes for 16 flaws 
Jul 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Gaping Core XML Services hole fixed.
 
Google could pay $22 million for bypassing Safari settings 
Jul 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
The US Federal Trade Commission might levy its stiffest penalty yet against the search giant after repeated privacy infractions.
 
Researchers question Android spam botnet claims 
 
Researchers question Android spam botnet 
 
BlackHole toolkit targets Microsoft XML flaw 
Jul 4, 2012 | Comment Now 
Popular toolkit targets unpatched Windows hole.
 
Russian authorities arrest Carberp botmaster 
Jun 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
A 22-year-old arrested in Russia.
 
LulzSec duo plead guilty to DDoS against CIA 
Jun 26, 2012 | Comment Now 
Hackers face British authorities for several high-profile website attacks.
 
Malware writers go patent-snatching in Peru 
Jun 25, 2012 | Comment Now 
CAD drawings slurped via email.
 
iOS 6 restricts app functions 
Jun 21, 2012 | Comment Now 
Apple follows Android, clamps down on application permissions.
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