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Holding masses of data, cybercriminals face new hurdles to cashing out

Hackers look for new ways to get higher margins on stolen data

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Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else

Google has to change its ways or start paying hefty penalties, the Dutch privacy regulator said

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Sony hackers release more data, promise ‘Christmas gift’

Weeks after hack, Sony continues to see corporate data leaked on the Internet

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Schmidt: NSA revelations forced Google to lock down data

Google's chairman defended the company's efforts to secure data, but some question its own collection practices

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Your Linux PC isn't as secure as you think it is

If 2014 taught Linux users anything, it's that they can't afford to ignore system security completely.

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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

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UK spooks to hunt down pedophiles on the 'dark net'

Pedophiles will have nowhere to hide, UK Prime Minister Cameron said

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Cisco buying Neohapsis for security brainpower

The small Chicago firm will add to Cisco's security services expertise

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Nifty new LastPass, Dashlane features can change your passwords for you

Both Dashlane and LastPass recently released features to automatically change your passwords for more than 75 different websites.

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Flaw in Alibaba's international e-commerce site put merchants at risk

Alibaba Group has said it has fixed the problem on its AliExpress site

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Hitachi finger vein scanner could secure large venues

A "walkthrough-stye" scanner would require a simple wave of the hand to open gates

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses Exchange and Explorer flaws

Microsoft issued 7 security patches for the month, including three that are critical, covering security vulnerabilities found in Windows (both the server and desktop editions), Office, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Internet Explorer.

More than 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system.