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Study: Microsoft Office applications barely used by many employees

Migration to cloud apps could save a fortune, a study says. It also reveals some disturbing trends about how infrequently used these "essential" apps really are.

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SpyEye author suspected of also unleashing bank Trojan

Fox-IT spots similarities in the code of several pieces of malware and suggests the source is an imprisoned hacker.

Wi-Fi 'virus' could be used to attack wireless access points

Researchers used a specially-crafted virus called ‘Chameleon’ to attack access points, which could then spread the malware along wirelessly.

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Many home wireless routers vulnerable, study finds

Amazon's 50 top-selling routers are open to attack, researchers at Tripwire report.

Data breaches boost interest in encryption, study says

Recent data theft prompts companies to evaluate new ways of protecting customer information (but not as many as you'd think).

Patch times improved in 2013, security analysis reports

Report finds improvement but is is enough?

Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.

Malicious Java app infects Mac, Linux systems with DDoS bot

Cybercrooks are again exploiting Java's cross-platform design to install and spread bots.

Most cybercrime comes from a few core groups, report says

Reports on under-reported Russian activity

Florida couple arrested in phishing scheme investigation

The low-key theft campaign is believed to have stolen $550,000 or more from about 400 victims, police say.

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Corsair unveils USB stick to back up smartphone, tablet

The USB OTG standard shows future of portable drives.

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Cryptolocker ransomware variant targets USB drives

A copycat of the widespread Cryptolocker malware is taking aim at P2P file-sharers.

Beware of counterfeit versions of top Android, iOS apps

Third-party markets push cheaper, pirated or fake versions of popular apps.

Cybercrooks turn to other exploits after Blackhole bust

Criminals are having trouble finding anything with the capabilities to take its place, security firm Websense has noticed.

Typos online aren't just a hassle,they're a hazard

Some clever cybercrooks and scammers are running domains with slightly misspelled names of known security firms.