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Researchers show that IoT devices are not designed with security in mind

Lack of encryption and other security issues found in home automation hubs could facilitate burglary, stalking and spying

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Linux Australia breached, personal details leaked

The group is advising conference attendees to change their passwords

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Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube over hostage photo

Turkey's prime minster reportedly called the sites tools of propaganda

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Vulnerable Dell support tool now detected and flagged as risky software

Older versions of Dell System Detect contain a serious vulnerability that allows hackers to install malware on users' computers.

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Microsoft gives up, turns off Do Not Track by default

Microsoft today rolled back its commitment to the nearly-dead "Do Not Track" standard, saying it would no longer automatically switch on the signal in its browsers.

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Enterprise bank accounts targeted in new malware attack

IBM has identified a new targeted attack, called Dyre Wolf, that has already bilked organizations of untold sums of money

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TrueCrypt audit shows no sign of NSA backdoors, just some minor glitches

After more than a year of drama, the popular encryption software gets a mostly clean bill of health.

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Don't panic! Under 1 percent of Android users hit by potential malware in 2014

Devices configured for the Russian or Chinese languages had higher rates of infection, however.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 3

Uber poaches Facebook security chief... Your next PC could take mobile payments... EU investigates Apple's streaming music plans

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This tool can alert you about evil twin access points in the area

The new tool can even attack rogue Wi-Fi access points for you, the developer says

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Obama cyberattacker sanctions raise due process, attribution concerns

New financial sanctions announced by the White House target cyberattackers, but some question how agencies will identify targets

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Like Google, Mozilla set to punish Chinese agency for certificate debacle

The organization's current proposal is to reject future CNNIC-issued certificates, but to trust existing ones

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 2

Obama authorizes sanctions for hackers... Facebook Riffs on video apps... Uber takes its fight to Brussels