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International law enforcement operation disrupts Shylock banking malware

Police in eight countries worked with security vendors to seize domain names and servers used by the Trojan program

Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains

Microsoft "regrets any inconvenience" caused by service outages, the company said.

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Groups call for details on NSA surveillance of Muslim Americans

Civil rights and privacy groups question the alleged email surveillance after a news report.

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Botnet brute-forces remote access to point-of-sale systems

A new malware threat scans the Internet for POS systems and tries to access them using common usernames and passwords

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Report: Snowden applies for extended asylum in Russia

The Russian approval for the NSA leaker to stay in the country expires at the end of July.

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Google blocks bogus digital certificates that could make fake websites appear legit

It's unclear how the certificates were issued by India's National Informatics Centre

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US Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

The bill has been criticized by civil liberties and privacy groups because of its potential privacy implications

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Internet Explorer is still the star of Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has fixed 83 flaws in its browser in the last two months.

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Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said.

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Mocana hopes to simplify mobile access to enterprise apps with Atlas

The platform lets users access all apps wrapped with Mocana's technology using single sign-on

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Spamhaus pushes for arrests of alleged DDoS participants

The attack against Spamhaus was one of the largest ever recorded at the time

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Blue Shield discloses 18,000 doctors' Social Security numbers

A mistake left thousands of Social Security numbers in publicly available files