Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

Holding masses of data, cybercriminals face new hurdles to cashing out

Hackers look for new ways to get higher margins on stolen data

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'SpoofedMe' attacks exploited LinkedIn, Amazon social login flaws

IBM found several problems in how login credentials can be used for other websites

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North Korea unlikely to be behind Sony Pictures attacks

The tactics and publicity around the stolen documents are more in line with hacktivists, experts said

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Facebook bulks up defenses with a third anti-virus engine

Eset will join F-Secure and Trend Micro

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Australian court dismisses Apple 'App Store' trademark appeal

Apple didn't coin a new word, according to a federal judge

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New point-of-sale malware on underground markets for $2,000

LusyPOS appears to be a derivative of the Dexter and Chewbacca POS malware

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Weather.com fixes web application vulnerabilities

More than 75 percent of pages on the site were vulnerable to cross-site scripting

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Early version of new POS malware family spotted

Dozens of antivirus programs are missing Getmypass, which is similar to BlackPOS

Adobe tries fixing Flash again after malware exploits already patched vulnerability

Malware authors found a way to continue to exploit a vulnerability patched last month

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Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter

The retailer expects 'significant' ongoing expenses from the breach

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Regin malware linked to attacks on Belgacom, well-known cryptographer

Regin's targets have lead to suspicions that the U.S. and U.K. may have created it

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Webcam snooper now looking for a job

Insecam's creator, possibly based in Moldova, is looking for remote programming work

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Traces of Regin malware may date back to 2006

Regin was known about for some time by the security industry, according to Symantec

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NSA chief says cyberattacks on industrial systems are his top concern

Nation states and groups are engaging in risky behavior in the absence of cyberspace rules

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Governments act against webcam-snooping websites

Insecam, which broadcast feeds from unsecured webcams, no longer works