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Second Chinese army unit linked to corporate cyber-espionage

Internet postings link a Chinese hacking group to a military unit

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What data breaches teach us about the future of malware: Your own data could dupe you

Targeted social engineering schemes are on the rise and your security suite can't protect you.

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KnowBe4 backs its training with a crypto-ransom guarantee

KnowBe4 is so confident in its security awareness training it is offering to pay ransomware demands if a user falls victim to a crypto-ransom attack.

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SAP after Sapphire: A look ahead

There's plenty for customers to chew on following SAP's big user conference

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Snowden leaks after one year: Wrangling over the meaning of 'bulk'

The Snowden revelations about NSA surveillance have ignited a debate, but little action in Washington.

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EU privacy laws will apply to U.S. companies who do business in Europe

However, EU justice ministers disagree over who will enforce the laws.

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Many servers expose insecure out-of-band management interfaces to the Internet

Design and implementation flaws in the Intelligent Platform Management Interface puts many servers at risk, security researcher says

Malicious advertisements on major websites lead to ransomware

Cisco said the attacks can be traced to advertisements on Disney, Facebook and The Guardian newspaper.

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Vodafone granted governments direct access to its networks for surveillance

Vodafone revealed the access in its first Law Enforcement Disclosure Report, but did not name the countries involved

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US Army warns of database breaches in South Korea

A hack of a hiring system may have exposed personal information of Korean employees and job applicants

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Senators question need to rein in NSA surveillance

Several senators say they oppose reform legislation, even though many advocates see it as too weak

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AT&T wants to improve overseas credit-card fraud prevention via phone geolocation

The operator expects to make a new service available to enterprise customers later this year.

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New OpenSSL vulnerability puts encrypted communications at risk of spying

The flaw allows man-in-the-middle attackers to decrypt traffic between clients and servers that use OpenSSL