Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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VMware sued for alleged GPL license infractions

VMware says the lawsuit is without merit

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Mandarin Oriental removes malware after payment card breach

The hotel group has not identified the affected hotels

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OpenDNS trials system that quickly detects computer crime

NLPRank performs language and network analysis on new domains to identify suspicious ones

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Malware-spreading drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

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FREAK is another serious flaw in the Web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web.

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iPhone theft victims tricked into unlocking devices

Victims are lured through text messages to a fake iCloud login page

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D-Link patches router, says more fixes are on the way

The vulnerabilities affect eight router models, the company said.

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How a Blu-ray disc could install malware on your computer

A video will start playing, but something strange could be happening as well.

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Remote access vulnerabilities in D-Link routers remain unpatched

The worst one could allow a remote attacker to change DNS settings

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Hackers exploit router flaws in unusual attack

The attack changes the DNS settings of a router using default login credentials, Proofpoint said

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Lenovo, Google websites hijacked by DNS attacks

Both sites were redirected after hackers tampered with DNS records

Google scraps annual Pwnium bug-hunting contest for year-round rewards

Google said the change will prevent researchers from holding onto dangerous bugs in order to claim a big prize

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Anthem's latest breach estimate says 78.8 million were affected

At least 14 million records are incomplete, but they probably don't belong to Anthem members

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Many attackers lurk undetected for months, then pounce, study finds

Gaining access credentials is a way to keep access without installing malware, Mandiant said

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Telegram dimisses claim of a flaw in its secure messaging application

Zimperium says Telegram doesn't protect content in memory, but Telegram says it's hard to defend against