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

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

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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

BitTorrent opens Bleep peer-to-peer encrypted chat program to public testing

The application is available for Windows, Mac and Android and a supports voice calls and instant messaging

Encryption goof fixed in TorrentLocker file-locking malware

A new variant of TorrentLocker fixes a problem that allowed encrypted files to be freed

US military unaware of Chinese attacks against transport contractors

The Defense Department has been ordered to close gaps in how cyber incidents are reported

Twitter patches vulnerability that could have impacted advertising accounts

The security flaw was reported through the company's new bug bounty program and researcher was rewarded with $2,800

Hackers accessed Goodwill hosting provider for 18 months before card breach

C&K Systems, which provided payment technology to Goodwill, said two other unnamed businesses were also affected

'Tiny banker' malware targets US financial institutions

Its source code was leaked in July, which may have broadened its use among cybercriminals

Open-source project promises easy-to-use encryption for email, instant messaging and more

Pretty Easy Privacy system aims to make encryption of written online communication accessible to masses

Data protection authorities find privacy lapses in majority of mobile apps

One in three applications request excessive permissions, and privacy information is inadequate in 85 percent of them, a study found

Enterprise Annexation of Endpoint Security

Malware detection, prevention, and response activities are quickly bringing endpoint and network security together.

Vulnerability in popular Joomla e-commerce extension puts online shops at risk

The security issue might affect other extensions as well, researchers from Sucuri said

Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

Microsoft Patch Tuesday thwarts nosey malware

This month's round of Patch Tuesday updates includes a critical fix for Internet Explorer

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