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Criminals merge Zeus, Carberp code for more sinister trojan 
May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian financial services industry targeted.
 
US Navy officer facing jail over serious hack 
 
Microsoft releases last fixes for Windows XP, Office 2003 
Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
End of support for popular products.
 
Adobe releases fix for Flash zero-day 
Feb 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
And Mozilla pushes out 4 critical patches.
 
Researcher logs Android, iOS touch gestures 
 
Senators aim to prevent California from aiding NSA spying 
 
App matches photos with social profiles 
Jan 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Take a photo of a stranger, hook up on dating sites.
 
NSA contracted RSA to use flawed algorithm 
Dec 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Leaks reveal $10m contract.
 
Washington Post breached 
Dec 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
The second in recent months.
 
A million US computers infected in 2013 
Dec 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Outpaces all other countries.
 
Apple patches eight Safari code execution flaws 
Dec 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Credential disclosure bug squashed.
 
23 charged in counterfeit card scam 
Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
$2 million made in unauthorised purchases.
 
App intercepts 25,000 SMS messages 
Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
2000 mobile devices infected.
 
Malicious DLL targets e-commerce sites for customer credit card data 
Dec 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
The malware, dubbed "ISN," is masked as a module for Microsoft Internet Information Services web-hosting software.
 
US legislation introduced to curb critical infrastcuture hacks 
Dec 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
The National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013 was introduced Wednesday in a bipartisan effort by four lawmakers.
 
Google eyes password alternative for unlocking Chrome screens  
Dec 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Developers have proposed an authentication method that would allow Chrome apps to unlock users' screens in sleep mode.
 
Patch Tuesday update addresses 24 bugs, including exploited TIFF zero-day 
Dec 11, 2013 | Comment Now 
With the update, users can employ a patch for a TIFF zero-day, which - when exploited - gives attackers the same user rights as targeted individuals.
 
Leading tech companies make joint call for surveillance reform 
Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Heavyweight software and social media firms, including Apple, Microsoft and Twitter, have joined in on the coalition.
 
"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic 
Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Among 125 law enforcement agencies in 33 states, one in every four use the "tower dump" tactic, new reports reveal.
 
Russia prosecutes suspected BlackHole author and 12 cohorts 
Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has revealed that the author of the infamous BlackHole exploit kit is being prosecuted in the country.
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