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EU court orders more transparency over US-EU terrorist finance tracking program

EU officials must be more transpartent about the way a deal to send EU citizens' banking data to the US was negotiated, a court has ruled

No-IP regains control of some domains seized by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

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Hardcoded SSH key gives backdoor access to Cisco communications manager

Cisco released new software versions to fix the issue and patch another serious vulnerability

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Brazil's losses from 'boletos' malware may top $3.75 billion

Fraudsters modified payment invoices called boletos using sophisticated malicious software, RSA said

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Breaches exposed 1 in 7 US debit cards in 2013

The Target breach could speed up the switch to chip-based EMV cards, hopefully.

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PF Chang's says breach was 'highly sophisticated criminal operation'

But the restaurant chain still hasn't said how many cards were affected or how the data was stolen

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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase tries to quell security concerns with 'vault' service

The optional feature adds more steps to Bitcoin transactions

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US privacy board defends conclusion that foreign surveillance is legal

The NSA's foreign surveillance programs comply with U.S. law and are effective in stopping terrorism, the board says.

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OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism

The project plans to implement code reviews, fix poor coding and have better documentation

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Critical vulnerability in popular WordPress newsletter plug-in endangers many blogs

Attackers could exploit a flaw in the MailPoet Newsletters plug-in to take full control of vulnerable blogs, researchers from Sucuri said

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Microsoft's botnet-hunting domain seizure cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

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ISPs sue UK spooks over network spying

The complaint is based on Snowden's revelations