Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

Jeremy reports on security and regional news for the IDG News Service.

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An SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports

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Facebook's Like button can still easily be gamed

Many websites are not using updated APIs that would prevent Likes from being easily faked

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Egyptian company says rogue Google SSL certificates were a mistake

MCS Holdings says it deleted the certificates after it was notified

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Zero day exploits and browser vulnerabilities spiked in 2014

Secunia found that overall more than 83 percent of vulnerabilities had patches ready when the flaws became public

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Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

A flaw in Android could allow apps to be modified or replaced by malware, Palo Alto Networks said.

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Security startup records a year's network data

Lightweight sensors record network data so admins can go back and analyze it

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Google catches bad digital certificates from Egyptian company

An Egyptian company issued unauthorized digital certificates for Google's services, a major no-no

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Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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To avoid NSA, Cisco gear gets delivered to strange addresses

Cisco's security chief said the company has accommodated special requests for those worried about the NSA

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Mandrill warns attack may have exposed some data about email

The transactional email service said it doesn't believe data was stolen

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Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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Premera, Anthem data breaches linked by similar hacking tactics

Security analysts last year saw a fake domain spoofing Premera's name

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Premera Blue Cross says data breach may affect 11 million customers

The information may have included bank account details and clinical information

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OpenSSL mystery patches due for release Thursday

No details are available yet, but one flaw is of 'high' severity

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Researchers find same RSA encryption key used 28,000 times

Another look at the impact of the FREAK flaw has turned up some surprising findings among RSAA encryption.