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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

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SSL certificate flaw allows hackers to crash devices running iOS 8

When combined with another exploit, the No iOS Zone flaw can make iPhones, iPads, and iPods impossible to use.

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EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Its Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

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Crypto gurus: The government's key escrow plan won't work

World renowned cryptographers highlighted various reasons why creating a master decryption key for the government to use is not practical

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 22

US warns airlines of onboard hacking... drone lands on Japanese PM's office... Google adds push notifications to Chrome

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HP partners with FireEye for cyberattack investigation and response

FireEye's technology will be offered as part of HP's Enterprise Services

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Microsoft moves to address customers' concerns about cloud control and transparency

The company will launch new features for Office 365 designed to give organizations more control and visibility into their data

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US plans Silicon Valley cybersecurity center

The new center would promote greater collaboration between the government and private sector.

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Congress moves forward on cyberthreat sharing bill despite privacy concerns

The House may vote this week on a bill that would allow shared cybertheat information to be passed to the NSA and law enforcement agencies.