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Forgotten subdomains on websites boost risk of account hijacking, other attacks

Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers

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China reminds Apple on need to support privacy, security in its products

A Chinese official secures a privacy pledge from Apple's Tim Cook during a company visit, according to Xinhua

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Hackers leak top Sony executives' emails

The hackers have released more confidential data and reissued threats against the company

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Hackers demand Sony pulls plug on 'The Interview'

A posting on an Internet forum links the Sony Pictures hack to North Korea, as a group demands Sony pull a movie that makes light of an assassination of Kim Jong Un.

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The POODLE flaw returns, this time hitting TLS security protocol

HTTPS website owners advised to check their websites again

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UK court to review legality of fast-tracked surveillance law

Although the law might be illegal, the UK government is looking to expand its web snooping capabilities

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Vodafone blocks Chaos Computer Club site, fueling 'Net censorship concerns in UK

Over-blocking is a common issue with Internet filters run by ISPs in the U.K., digital rights group says

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North Korea denies involvement in 'righteous' Sony hack

State media breaks silence on the Sony hack

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show evidence of previously undisclosed operations.

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Hackers reportedly sent threatening emails to Sony employees

Pressure on law enforcement to find the hackers increases after employees were allegedly threatened.

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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Bebe Stores says credit card data hacked

The retail chain becomes the latest to suffer theft of customer payment card information

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Mass surveillance programs do not violate human rights, UK tribunal rules

The case will be appealed at the European Court of Human Rights