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Police breaks up cybergang that stole over $15 million from banks

Romanian authorities detained 25 suspected members of an international gang of cyberthieves who hacked into banks and cloned payment cards

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With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, they said

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SAP patches login flaw in ASE database

Combined with other flaws, complete access to a database could be gained

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Hackers exploit Magento e-commerce vulnerability

The flaw has a patch but it's not yet been applied by all

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing that needs protecting. Malware, phishing, smishing, and all kinds of exploits threaten your mobile devices.

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Researchers reveal the default password for a credit card terminal

Many users never changed the password thinking it was unique to them, so they've remained the same for decades. And here it is.

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DOD wants to rebuild trust with the technology industry

The military needs private partners to combat the nation's cybersecurity problems, Carter says

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FTC complains retail tracking firm didn't notify customers

Nomi falsely told customers they could opt out of tracking, the agency says

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House passes second cyberthreat information-sharing bill

The new bill will be combined with another one that privacy groups have questioned

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Protecting yourself on social networks

Whether you just joined Facebook or you're pushing 10K followers on Twitter, here's how to stay safe while using social media.

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Wi-Fi client vulnerability could expose Android, Linux, BSD, other systems to attacks

A flaw in the widely used wpa_supplicant wireless client can lead remote code execution

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Yahoo wants you to use your ears and knuckles to unlock your phone

Bodyprint is an app that lets you unlock your phone with an ear, knuckle or palm print

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US House approves cyberthreat sharing bill; privacy concerns remain

The legislation would allow some customer information to be passed to the NSA, opponents said

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Malware used in White House and State Department hacks possibly linked to Russia

The malware is related to the MiniDuke, CosmicDuke and OnionDuke cyberespionage tools, researchers from Kaspersky Lab found

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Qualys devises a virtual patch to protect against vulnerabilities

The security company's Web Application Firewall can protect Web applications from malicious users