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Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook

The court said it has no jurisdiction over the case; the complainant plans to appeal

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 1

Court says NSA can keep collecting phone records... Vandals cut cables again... Leap second largely trouble-free

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China tightens grip over the Internet with new security law

U.S. trade groups are worried that China's security policies could stifle business in the country

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Surveillance court extends NSA's phone records collection

The program was extended for five months as it winds down.

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Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

The s2n module could serve as a leaner replacement for the OpenSSL TLS module

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Medium stays firmly anti-password with radical e-mail-based logins

The blogging platform no longer requires a Twitter or Facebook account, but still won't let you create a password.

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Cisco plans to buy security-as-a-service provider OpenDNS

OpenDNS provides Web filtering and malware protection services to 65 million users

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 30

Security flaw pushes OPM web app offline... Oracle can charge Google for Java in Android... Microsoft mapping tech finds its way to Uber

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OPM hit by class-action suit over breach of federal employee data

The employees charge the Office of Personnel Management and a contractor with negligence

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US personnel agency takes system offline after hack

The agency has suffered two major hacks in recent months

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MIT tests 'software transplants' to fix buggy code

MIT researchers have shown a way to fix flaws using code copied from a working program

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Cybercriminals adopt recently patched zero-day exploit in a flash

It only took four days for a recently patched vulnerability in Flash Player to start being used in large-scale attacks

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Banking malware proves tough to repel

Dridex, Bebloh, TinyBanker and Dyre abound, according to SecurityScorecard