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A new variant of a Trojan program that targets online banking accounts also contains code to search if infected computers have SAP client applications installed, suggesting that attackers might target SAP systems in the future.
Internet companies in the U.S. are demanding that the surveillance practices of the U.S. should be reformed to enhance privacy protections and provide "appropriate oversight and accountability mechanisms."
The proposed bill would allow the NSA to continue collecting millions of U.S. telephone records, despite an outcry that the program violates the U.S. Constitution.
Dark Mail will provide end-to-end encryption, including email metadata.
Don't call it hacking, a senior cybercrime adviser for the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit said at a security conference -- it's "lawful intrusion."
Penetration testers used a faked woman's identity on social networks to break into a government agency with strong cybersecurity defenses.
Google said the shift is not connected to proposed legislation in Brazil that would mandate user data be held locally.
A Microsoft executive misspoke when she said that Windows would turn on the built-in Windows Defender technology for users who had let their antimalware subscriptions lapse.
New documents from the international fugitive and whistleblower Edward Snowden suggest that the NSA is seeing even more than we thought.
Security firm Rapid7 recently found and reported vulnerabilities in seven popular open-source software applications that together have been downloaded millions of times.
Media reports Tuesday allege that President Herman Van Rompuy found the suspicious device in a gift bag from the G20 Summit in early September.
Mozilla released 10 patches for three versions of its Firefox browser on Tuesday, five of which are considered critical and could be used to remotely install malicious code.
If you use the open-source Mongo database, be aware that its hosting/support arm has been compromised by attackers.
The director of the NSA told the hearing that ending the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would set U.S. intelligence back to pre-2001 levels.
A security breach at Adobe earlier in October will impact at least 38 million users, according to Krebs on Security—and that number could grow because a recent file dump of usernames and hashed passwords taken from Adobe.