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Sophisticated phishing attacks launched against Outlook Web App users

The group targeted military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and media organizations, researchers from Trend Micro said

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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Shellshock attacks target QNAP's NAS boxes, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor

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Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

The Right Path: How upgrading your office from XP yields bottom-line benefits

Time has run out for Windows XP support. But the good news is, upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 will be much better for your business in the long run.

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Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking flaw

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

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Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said

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Security vulnerabilities on the decline but risk assessment is often flawed, says IBM

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said

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USB Condom promises to protect your dongle from infected ports

The cutely named device is designed to protect against juice-jacking.

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US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

Backoff malware is stealing credit card details, according to a cybersecurity alert

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The 10 most terrifying security nightmares revealed at the Black Hat and Def Con hacker conferences

Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas.

NAS boxes more vulnerable than routers, researcher finds

A security review found serious vulnerabilities in 10 popular NAS systems

Symantec, Kaspersky deny being banned in China

Both security vendors said they can still sell to Chinese government agencies

Microsoft security tool EMET 5.0 puts a leash on plugins

The latest version of EMET allows administrators to block plugins on certain websites