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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

PCWorld News

Internet measurement firm Renesys bought by Dyn

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

Public utility compromised after brute-force hack attack, says Homeland Security

The utility, which was not identified, had been compromised before

PCWorld News

Despite source code leak, Android malware fetches top $5,000 price

Symantec says the iBanking malware is stealing one-time passcodes for banking applications

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Symantec tailors sharper small business security suite with money-back guarantee

Norton Small Business works on Windows, OS X and Android with limited features for iOS

PCWorld News

Chinese state-owned enterprises 'hired' military hacking unit

The DOJ's indictment describes how hackers transferred stolen data to Chinese enterprises

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DogeVault says thieves attacked virtual machines in $130,000 Dogecoin heist

The service lost 280 million dogecoins and has recovered 120 million

PCWorld News

'Elderwood' hackers continue to set pace for zero-day exploits

Symantec believes the group may be more diverse and well funded than believed

Mozilla hates it, but streaming video DRM is coming to Firefox

Mozilla has little choice lest users be cut off from popular content services, Mozilla's CTO says

PCWorld News

Former Subway franchise owner pleads guilty to POS hacking

Shahin Abdollahi allegedly illegally accessed POS systems he sold to Subway restaurants in a gift card scam

PCWorld News

Suspected Iranian hackers target US defense industry, FireEye says

FireEye analysts said the Ajax Security Team is moving on from website defacements to cyber-espionage

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Here's how to chat with your Facebook friends using end-to-end encryption

Cryptocat can now pull a person's buddy list from Facebook