Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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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.

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Yahoo puts email encryption plugin source code up for review

The company hopes to have it in action by year end

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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Google services disrupted by routing error

An Indian broadband provider briefly claimed traffic intended for Google as its own.

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Google researchers hack PCs using DRAM electrical leaks

The 'Rowhammering' attack exploits electrical interference to change binary values in memory

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Android app developers should update to Dropbox's latest SDK

A vulnerability could allow your Dropbox files to be uploaded to someone else's account

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Unindexed: The website that was built for Google to destroy

'Unindexed,' an art-technology project, explored the permanence of the web

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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