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Food chain, PF Chang's, investigates possible card breach

Fraudsters are claiming 100 percent of the cards are valid, meaning banks haven't cancelled accounts yet

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Cybercrime losses top $400 billion worldwide, study claims

The estimate is drawn from public data and interviews with experts, according to McAfee and a think tank

Malicious advertisements on major websites lead to ransomware

Cisco said the attacks can be traced to advertisements on Disney, Facebook and The Guardian newspaper.

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US Army warns of database breaches in South Korea

A hack of a hiring system may have exposed personal information of Korean employees and job applicants

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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