Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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No building access card? No problem if you have new Def Con tools

A slew of new RFID hacking tools will be released at the Def Con conference next month

Researchers hack Brinks safe with a USB flash drive

Researchers popped open a safe with 100 lines of macro code.

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Over 10 million people possibly exposed to malicious ads rigged with exploit kits

The online advertising company that distributed the ads is taking action to stop it

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US Census Bureau says breach didn't expose household data

The breached database was segregated from systems that hold census data

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Google boots 'porn clicker' malware from Play Store

The fake apps visit porn sites in order to click on ads

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U.S. Senator urges investigation of Apple's music streaming policies

Licensing terms prohibit competing companies from letting consumers know of better music deals

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Nigerian scammers buy exploit kits to defraud Asian businesses

Deeper reconnaissance of infiltrated accounts can lead to big thefts

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Online ad industry tries to stamp out click fraud

A new blacklist will try to spot bad ad traffic coming from data centers

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FTC sues identity protection service LifeLock again

The agency contends the company hasn't complied with a 2010 settlement

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Spam email rate falls below 50 percent for first time in a decade

Large spamming botnets are harder to run these days

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Bogus news app used to deliver Hacking Team spy tool

Trend Micro found the app, along with exploit code and instructions, in the leaked data

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Google fine-tunes its spam catching tools

Postmaster Tools aims to give admins greater insight into why messages may not get through.

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Hacking Team claims terrorists can now use its tools

The beleaguered security company said the situation is 'extremely dangerous'

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Android malware masquerades as a Nintendo game emulator you have to pay for

Gunpoder contains several malicious functions and steals data.

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Judge dimisses second conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs coder

Sergey Aleynikov improperly copied code but did not violate the law he was charged with