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Australian teen accepts police caution to avoid hacking charge

Joshua Rogers' case illustrates the fine legal line computer security researchers tread

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Encrypted instant messaging project seeks to obscure metadata

Invisible.im aims to allow people to have online chats but leave little digital forensic evidence

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Secret code indicates NSA tracks users of privacy tools, report says

Although unverified, the code indicates a broad effort to monitor those interested in protecting their online activities

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Dimension Data to expand Earthwave security services worldwide

Demand for real-time threat monitoring from cloud services providers is rising as hacking risks persist

Samsung waves white flag on content push, closes Video Hub

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Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung

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Google makes way for wearables with Play Services update

New APIs make it easier it to communicate with apps running on Android-based wearables.

No-IP regains control of some domains seized by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

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Brazil's losses from 'boletos' malware may top $3.75 billion

Fraudsters modified payment invoices called boletos using sophisticated malicious software, RSA said

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Many employees won't mingle with enterprise social software

Achieving solid adoption of these 'Facebook-for-work' tools takes planning, vision, training and effort

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Microsoft joins AllSeen Alliance, the Qualcomm-led IoT project

The company joins quest to ensure interoperability as more devices become connected

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OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism

The project plans to implement code reviews, fix poor coding and have better documentation

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Microsoft's botnet-hunting domain seizure cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

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VMware opens up testing of next-gen vSphere to anyone

The product is expected to be announced at VMworld in August

Dropbox for Business folders can now be shared in read-only mode

Previously, users granted edit rights by default to the colleagues with whom they shared folders