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Google catches bad digital certificates from Egyptian company

An Egyptian company issued unauthorized digital certificates for Google's services, a major no-no

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Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords

Twitch is recommending users also change their passwords on other sites

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Case that could overturn EU-US data exchange deal to be heard by top EU court

If the court decides to revoke the data exchange deal it could hurt U.S. tech companies

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New malware program PoSeidon targets point-of-sale systems

The malware combines key logging and memory scraping functionality

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, March 23

EMC pools assets into data lakes... U.S. bill aims at ed tech companies... leaked FTC report could free European Commission to act on Google

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Cisco small business phones open to remote eavesdropping, calling

An authentication flaw allows attackers to listed to audio streams and make calls from Cisco SPA 300 and 500 IP phones

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Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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China discloses cyberwarfare unit, no one surprised

Many cybersecurity vendors have been tracking attacks from China for years

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March Madness inspires brackets, team spirit, and cyber crime

Attackers look for ways to exploit the high demand and popularity of the NCAA college basketball playoffs.

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Monetizing medical data is becoming the next revenue stream for hackers

The personal details in medical records fetch higher prices than stolen credit card numbers

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New attacks suggest leeway for patching Flash Player is shrinking

It took one week from Adobe's fix to mass exploitation for a recent Flash Player flaw

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Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, Safari were all hacked at Pwn2Own contest

Most of the successful attacks daisychained multiple vulnerabilities to gain access. Adobe Reader and Flash Player fell as well.

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To avoid NSA, Cisco gear gets delivered to strange addresses

Cisco's security chief said the company has accommodated special requests for those worried about the NSA