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North Korea denies involvement in Sony Pictures hack

A government official denied involvement as experts continued to analyze the attack.

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EU proposal for automated car emergency calls addresses privacy concerns

There are still some data protection concerns though, an opposing party in the EU Parliament said

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Technical evidence links destructive malware to attack against Sony Pictures

The malware contains usernames, passwords and an image associated with Sony Pictures Entertainment, researchers said

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North Korea unlikely to be behind Sony Pictures attacks

The tactics and publicity around the stolen documents are more in line with hacktivists, experts said

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Facebook bulks up defenses with a third anti-virus engine

Eset will join F-Secure and Trend Micro

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FTC: Online billing service deceptively collected medical records

The agency reaches a settlement with a billing service that tried to populate online medical records with customer data

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Data breach trends for 2015: Credit cards, healthcare records will be vulnerable

Ironically, a safer kind of credit card could spur a last-ditch wave of exploits for older cards. And who's watching your electronic medical records?

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IBM fixes serious flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

The flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the management server

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Facebook integrates ESET Online Scanner to help find malware in problem PCs

The site will prompt users to run malware scans when suspicious behavior is detected on their computers

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Whitelisting project helps industrial control systems owners find suspicious files

A new service called WhiteScope contains over 300,000 known good SCADA/ICS files

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Iranian hackers compromised airlines, airports, critical infrastructure companies

An Iranian cyberattack campaign dubbed Operation Cleaver compromised over 50 organizations worldwide, researchers from Cylance said

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New point-of-sale malware on underground markets for $2,000

LusyPOS appears to be a derivative of the Dexter and Chewbacca POS malware

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Intel buys PasswordBox to make passwords less painful

Passwordbox offers one-click login to multiple sites.