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Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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Black Hat presentation on unmasking TOR users suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

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Virtru launches business email encryption service for Google Apps

The service, which allows for fine administrator control of messaging, is free to try through later this year

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Goodwill Industries investigates suspected payment card breach

Federal authorities and payment card industry fraud units notified Goodwill on Friday

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Aloha point-of-sale terminal, sold on eBay, yields security surprises

An HP researcher's findings highlight ongoing problems with POS software and hardware

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

Mozilla's JPEG compression slims down file sizes

Mozjpeg seeks to make image file sizes even smaller without a loss of quality

Critical design flaw in Microsoft's Active Directory could allow password change

Microsoft contends the general issue has been long-known, but Israel-based Aorato has developed a working attack

EA dismisses claim its Origin software spies on gamers

A screenshot posted on Reddit does not represent information collected by Origin, an EA spokeswoman said

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LastPass discloses now-fixed vulnerabilities ahead of security conference

The company doesn't believe attackers exploited the flaws

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Gmail users on iOS at risk of data interception

Lacoon Security found Google hasn't yet implemented a security technology that could prevent data loss

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Source code for tiny 'Tinba' banking malware leaked

The code has appeared in an underground forum, according to Denmark-based security company CSIS

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Google blocks bogus digital certificates that could make fake websites appear legit

It's unclear how the certificates were issued by India's National Informatics Centre

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Spamhaus pushes for arrests of alleged DDoS participants

The attack against Spamhaus was one of the largest ever recorded at the time