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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, February 6

China suspected in Anthem breach ... NSA used data stolen by hackers ... IBM gives more Watson power to app devs ... and more news

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State-sponsored Chinese hackers reportedly suspected in Anthem breach

The hackers are said to have used techniques deployed in the past by China-based attackers

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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Attackers exploit zero-day flaw in popular WordPress plug-in

Users should install newly released security patches or remove the affected plug-in

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Hackers are unknowingly gathering intel for the NSA

The NSA and its partners are intercepting information stolen by hackers from intelligence targets

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Warning! Bogus Razer Comms game chat app comes loaded with malware

This may be the first time attackers have used bogus game communication doppelgangers to get at gamers, Malwarebytes says.

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Siemens patches critical flaws in industrial wireless gear

The vulnerabilities allow attackers to take control of affected Ruggedcom WIN systems

Adobe starts patching Flash flaw that's already being exploited in the wild

Auto-updates should be available Wednesday, with a manual update coming Thursday

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 5

Health insurer gets hacked ... Twitter's Costolo says the trolls are out ... Silk Road mastermind is guilty ... and more news

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US takes another shot at stopping warrantless reading of emails

The bill was introduced Wednesday in the Senate and House of Representatives

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Health insurer Anthem discloses customer and employee data breach

Income data, Social Security numbers, names and addresses were stolen

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New iOS spyware steals pictures, data, and more even from non-jailbroken iPhones

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

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Hacked again? Russian hackers still inside Sony Pictures' network, security firm says

Taia Global says that either intruders from the November breach never left, or Sony Pictures was hacked a second time