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Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said


Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

No problems have been reported yet, but those in the industry should patch if possible

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says

Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites

CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service

Having encryption is critical to advancing a more secure future of the Internet, according to CloudFlare

Two scenarios that would make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

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8 cutting-edge technologies aimed at eliminating passwords

From electronic pills to digital tattoos, these eight innovations aim to secure systems and identities without us having to remember a password ever again

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Credit card breach that hit Jimmy John's is larger than originally thought

An additional 108 restaurants were also affected, said credit-card processor Signature Systems

FBI director concerned about encryption on smartphones

The agency has talked to Apple and Google about concerns that new security will help criminals, the director says

8 headline-making POS data breaches

The rash of data breaches in the US through POS terminals has many looking the Chip and PIN model used in Europe.

Cisco, FireEye Announcements: A Microcosm of the Enterprise Cybersecurity Market

Integration and services needed for cybersecurity efficacy and operations efficiency

Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, company says

New encryption is in place in US stores, the retailer said

New organization sets out to make secure communication tools more user-friendly

Simply Secure will identify usability problems in open-source privacy tools and will work with developers to address them

Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking issue

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

Google to turn on encryption by default in next Android version

Law enforcement would have to approach a device's owner since the encryption keys are stored on the device

Malicious advertisements distributed by DoubleClick, Zedo networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware

CloudFlare can provide its caching service without your SSL keys

The company said it has made an encryption breakthrough that will put financial institutions at ease

China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'

The country says it has no knowledge of attacks against US transportation contractors

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