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Stay Safe While Staying Connected to Your Tablet

Next time you take your tablet out and about, use these useful tips to stay secure.

CloudFlare offers free protection against denial-of-service attacks to public interest sites

Project Galileo will help political and artistic websites resist censorship attempts that use distributed denial-of-service techniques

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P.F. Chang's turns to manual card processing after confirming breach

The restaurant chain is the latest victim of a breach

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US indicts Romanian man alleged to be celebrity hacker 'Guccifer'

Marcel Lehel Lazar is accused of accessing online accounts of at least five prominent people

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AT&T says customer data accessed to unlock smartphones

Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones

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FCC will push network providers on cybersecurity, Wheeler says

If private companies don't improve their security efforts, the agency will step in with regulations, the FCC's chairman said.

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Nasty mobile banking Trojan gets ransomware features, starts targeting U.S. users

A new variant of the Svpeng malware locks Android devices and displays fake warnings from the FBI, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.

Zeus Trojan alternative created from scratch hits the underground market

Built-in extensibility could help a new Trojan program called Pandemiya see wider distribution despite its high price, researchers say.

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Amazon AWS continues to use TrueCrypt despite project's demise

Importing and exporting data from Amazon Simple Storage Service requires TrueCrypt

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'Clandestine Fox' hackers win over energy employee in strategy change

The group, known to use zero-day exploits, mounted a social engineering campaign against an energy company employee

Evernote slammed by denial of service attack

The attack temporarily shut down Evernote, which now has over 100 million users

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Security-focused Blackphones launch in three weeks, designed to lock down data

Carriers in Europe and the Americas have committed to selling the secure handset, Silent Circle and Geeksphone say

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Food chain, PF Chang's, investigates possible card breach

Fraudsters are claiming 100 percent of the cards are valid, meaning banks haven't cancelled accounts yet