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European League of Legends Game Players Have Their Account Data Compromised

Hackers have stolen account data from the European servers of popular real-time strategy game League of Legends (LoL), the game's developer, Riot Games...

10 Terrible Tech Laws That Have You in Their Bull's-Eye

Think what Congress and state legislatures do is boring? Read on to see what Internet and/or privacy rights you might lose if some of this misguided legislation passes.

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Flame's Secret Could've Fetched $1 Million on Black Market

Microsoft's share alone for the malware was a hefty price while it was still in stealth operations, a security expert says.

Flame's Windows Update Hack Required World-class Cryptanalysis, Researchers Say

The Flame cyber-espionage malware makes use of a previously unknown cryptographic attack variant that required world-class cryptanalysis to develop, experts from...

Cybercrime 'Much Bigger Than Al Qaeda'

Malicious computer code written by terrorists or nations threatens national security and stability, Homeland Security chief says -- to agreement by security experts.

Music Site Last.fm Joins the Password-Leak Parade

Last.fm advises all users to change their passwords as a precaution but didn't discuss if the leaks were related to recent problems at LinkedIn and eHarmony.

Flame Authors Order Infected Computers to Remove All Traces of the Malware

The creators of the Flame cyber-espionage threat ordered infected computers still under their control to download and execute a component designed to remove all...

Spammers Tune Their Game to Stay Ahead of Filters and Law Enforcement

When Microsoft slayed the notorious botnet Rustock, which had been sending as much as 40 percent of all spam worldwide, in March 2011, it forced the volume of...

Online Banking's Weak Security Link: Customers

Criminals know how to overcome banks' security, and now focus on customers who are not PC security-savvy, says security firm.

Update: LinkedIn Confirms Account Passwords Hacked

The breach is so serious that LinkedIn itself is advising people to change their LinkedIn passwords immediately.

Google to Warn Users About Being the Victim of Nation-State Cyber Attacks

If a nation-state targets your PC, Google will let you know.

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Researchers Find Ways to Bypass Google's Android Malware Scanner

The Android malware scanner called Bouncer, which Google uses to scrutinize all apps uploaded to Google Play, can be easily bypassed, according to security experts.

Flame Malware Spreading Itself Via Bogus Windows Updates

The program is creating bogus certificates that allow it to fool Windows into thinking that certain components of Flame are Microsoft products.

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