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Microsoft Patch Tuesday brings a bounty of IE fixes

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is fixing a critical vulnerability made public by HP last month.

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Microsoft pushes out massive security update for Internet Explorer

There are seven new security bulletins this month, but the Internet Explorer update is the most crucial.

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EFF asks Supreme Court to rule on secret surveillance memo

The digital rights group wants to see a DOJ memo that allows the FBI to collect phone records.

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One-click test finds Gameover Zeus infections on PCs

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.

Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices

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Cybercrime losses top $400 billion worldwide, study claims

The estimate is drawn from public data and interviews with experts, according to McAfee and a think tank

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Second Chinese army unit linked to corporate cyber-espionage

Internet postings link a Chinese hacking group to a military unit

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What data breaches teach us about the future of malware: Your own data could dupe you

Targeted social engineering schemes are on the rise and your security suite can't protect you.

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KnowBe4 backs its training with a crypto-ransom guarantee

KnowBe4 is so confident in its security awareness training it is offering to pay ransomware demands if a user falls victim to a crypto-ransom attack.

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SAP after Sapphire: A look ahead

There's plenty for customers to chew on following SAP's big user conference

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Snowden leaks after one year: Wrangling over the meaning of 'bulk'

The Snowden revelations about NSA surveillance have ignited a debate, but little action in Washington.

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EU privacy laws will apply to U.S. companies who do business in Europe

However, EU justice ministers disagree over who will enforce the laws.

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Many servers expose insecure out-of-band management interfaces to the Internet

Design and implementation flaws in the Intelligent Platform Management Interface puts many servers at risk, security researcher says