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Syrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

The group reportedly hijacked the DNS settings for Gigya, a customer management platform

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Over 23,000 Web servers infected with CryptoPHP backdoor

The backdoor script is distributed through pirated plug-ins and themes for WorPress, Joomla and Drupal

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Siemens patches critical SCADA flaws likely exploited in recent attacks

The vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to extract files from WinCC SCADA servers and execute arbitrary code on them

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PoS malware also targeting ticket vending machines and electronic kiosks

Researchers found a new malware program that can steal information from a large number of point-of-sale systems

Stay safe while staying connected to your tablet

Next time you take your tablet out and about, use these useful tips to stay secure.

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New tool catches surveillance malware masquerading as legitimate bookmark manager

Researchers found digitally signed spyware posing as a legitimate program called Outertech Linkman

Adobe tries fixing Flash again after malware exploits already patched vulnerability

Malware authors found a way to continue to exploit a vulnerability patched last month

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UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age

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Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter

The retailer expects 'significant' ongoing expenses from the breach

Why Support Matters: Thwarting Data Loss Through Upgrading Windows

Once Microsoft flips the switch to turn off XP support, your already vulnerable systems and data will become even riskier and costlier to maintain. Upgrading Windows is the key to preventing serious problems.

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San Francisco DA pushes for chip payment cards in tech's backyard

Chip-and-PIN technology in credit and debit cards is designed to curb theft and fraud

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Bitdefender's BOX hardware protects your entire home network, not just your PC

Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats

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UK faults tech firm for not alerting authorities before soldier's murder

Tech companies need to take responsibility and start monitoring networks to spot terrorist activity, the UK said

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60 things European legislators don't want Canada to learn about air passengers

The European Parliament has put on hold an agreement to continue sending passenger data to Canadian law enforcers

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Regin malware linked to attacks on Belgacom, well-known cryptographer

Regin's targets have lead to suspicions that the U.S. and U.K. may have created it