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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

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 23

Privacy group demands Uber probe... Europol hunts Isis online...Oracle goes all-in on the cloud

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RubyGems DNS flaw now patched after second try

Those using the distribution client are advised to patch immediately to version 2.4.8 or higher

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US, UK spies said to attack security software

Spies targeted Kaspersky Labs by reverse engineering its software, said a report in The Intercept

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Privacy group complains about Uber data collection

EPIC asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Uber's new privacy policy

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How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

A device, hidden in pita bread, can collect signals that can betray encryption keys.

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Cyberattack grounds planes in Poland

The ground computer systems of LOT Polish Airlines went down because of an IT attack

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Louisiana governor vetoes license plate reader legislation

Bobby Jindal said he had privacy concerns about provisions of the bill

Hackers had access to US security clearance data for a year

The government still hasn't said how much data it fears was stolen in the breach.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 19

Google offers a look inside its data centers...Facebook won't have a Moment in Europe just yet...Samsung promises to fix Galaxy hole

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Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphones

The vulnerability was found in the SwiftKey keyboard, which comes preloaded on the devices