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Phishing campaign touts Heartbleed removal tool

The program attached to the emails is actually a keylogger, according to Trend Micro.

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Israel-based software company claims police call recording software fixed

The consultancy that found the vulnerabilities said it hasn't been able to verify the repairs

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Hackers put security tool that finds payment card data into their arsenal

Cracked versions of Card Recon, a PCI compliance tool, have been found in malware

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Massive Flash exploit campaign directed at Japan seeks financial data

Legitimate websites in Japan have been compromised to serve up malicious code, Symantec said

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Iranian group created fake news organization as part of hacking campaign

Active since 2011, the group targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military members, defense contractors and lobbyists, iSight Partners said

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Call recording software used by police is deeply flawed, advisory says

Organizations using Nice Recording eXpress should shut it down until it is fully repaired, SEC Consult said

Symantec acquires NitroDesk for email security on Android

NitroDesk specializes in securing and managing corporate data in bring-your-own-device workplaces

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New security problems keep eBay on edge

Independent security pros are finding all kinds of flaws in eBay's networks.

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EBay flaw could be used to hijack accounts, researcher says

The auction site hasn't patched the flaw after four days, so the researcher decided to go public

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Avast community forum goes dark after hackers steal personal info of 400k users

The company says it will move the forum to a more secure software platform

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US seeks leniency for 'Sabu,' Lulzsec leader-turned-snitch

Prosecutors contend the seven months time he has served is enough for Hector Xavier Monsegur

Microsoft successfully fights off FBI gag order, but agency still got its way

The FBI declined to fight Microsoft after it found another way to keep its investigation secret

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Microsoft will patch critical yet longstanding Internet Explorer exploit—sometime

Attackers are probably trying to develop exploit code, the CTO of Qualys says

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Critical Internet Explorer zero-day exploit detailed after Microsoft fails to patch it

The seven-month-old flaw has remained unpatched in Internet Explorer 8, which has a 20 percent market share

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Internet measurement firm Renesys bought by Dyn

Renesys' Internet-monitoring data will be used in Dyn's traffic and email management platform