Jeremy KirkAustralia Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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Security startup records a year's network data

Lightweight sensors record network data so admins can go back and analyze it

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Google catches bad digital certificates from Egyptian company

An Egyptian company issued unauthorized digital certificates for Google's services, a major no-no

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Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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To avoid NSA, Cisco gear gets delivered to strange addresses

Cisco's security chief said the company has accommodated special requests for those worried about the NSA

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Mandrill warns attack may have exposed some data about email

The transactional email service said it doesn't believe data was stolen

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Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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Premera, Anthem data breaches linked by similar hacking tactics

Security analysts last year saw a fake domain spoofing Premera's name

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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


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