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Alibaba's UC Browser found leaking users' data

Alibaba claims it has fixed the issues

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Freelance hacking site vows to clean up dodgy listings

The creator of Hacker's List says the site is a lower-cost way to bid for security projects

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US Senate leader to push for vote to renew NSA phone dragnet

Senators could vote on a Patriot Act extension bill as soon as Friday

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Netgear and ZyXEL confirm NetUSB flaw, are working on fixes

The vulnerability could allow attackers to take over affected routers. And Netgear won't have a fix until the third quarter!

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NSA planned to hijack Google Play Store, Samsung app store to deliver malware

The program also exposed a major browser vulnerability, which government agents reportedly exploited for years.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, May 12

Senators block vote to extend NSA powers... healthcare hack hits 1.1 million victims... Apple fixes security flaws in Watch

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US proposes tighter export rules for computer security tools

The rules could prohibit the export of penetration testing tools without a license

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Health insurer CareFirst reveals cyberattack affecting 1.1 million

The breach is the third one disclosed this year by a large health insurer

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Senators stall vote to extend NSA phone records dragnet

Senator Rand Paul filibusters efforts to pass a bill to renew parts of the Patriot Act past June 1

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E-paper display gives payment cards a changing security code

The technology, from Oberthur Technologies, will be tested by two banks in France

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Android stock browser vulnerable to URL spoofing

It's recommended that users install Chrome or another browser

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First software update for Apple Watch includes critical security fixes

The update patches 13 vulnerabilities and updates the trusted root SSL certificates.

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St. Louis Federal Reserve forces password change after DNS attack

A cyberattack caused some people to be redirected to potentially malicious websites