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Cisco warns of default SSH keys shipped in three products

The flaw could allow an attacker to decrypt traffic exchanged by three Cisco virtual appliances

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Scott McNealy on privacy: You still don't have any

Big government is the biggest threat to privacy, the ex-Sun chief warns

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OPM's efforts to fix IT security are criticized by auditor

Senators rip into agency director for data losses from major breach

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Trojan that hides inside images infects healthcare organizations

Over 66 percent of the malware's victims were from the U.S.

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Samsung sneakily disables Windows Update on some PCs

The switch supposedly helps maintain driver compatibility, but raises security concerns in the process.

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Florida telemarketer, under FTC watch, suffers data breach

Advanced Tech Support said it believes it has fired the person responsible

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Critical flaw in ESET products shows why spy groups are interested in antivirus programs

The flaw could allow attackers to fully compromise systems via websites, email, USB drives and other methods.

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Pressure mounts in EU to treat Facebook and Twitter as critical infrastructure

The move would subject them to the rules on network protection and data breach notification as banks and energy networks.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, June 24

Ford drives into car-sharing... U.S. government ranked last on app security... Google intros free music streaming

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Swedish man sentenced for powerful Blackshades malware

Alex Yucel was accused of being the mastermind behind the data-stealing program

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SEC said to be probing corporate hacks by FIN4 group

Group sends sophisticated phishing emails to gain information about mergers and acquisitions

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Adobe patches zero-day Flash Player flaw used in targeted attacks

The vulnerability has been exploited by a China-based cyberespionage group for several weeks, security firm FireEye says.

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The government is falling behind on application security

Three out of four government applications fail the OWASP Top 10 and the government is slacking off on fixing flaws, Veracode found