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Bug opens OpenSSH servers to brute-force password attacks

The keyboard-interactive authentication setting could allow for thousands of password retries, a researcher found

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 22

Nokia Here goes to car makers...Bill proposes automotive security standard...Microsoft write down leads to quarterly loss

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Online ad industry tries to stamp out click fraud

A new blacklist will try to spot bad ad traffic coming from data centers

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Five arrested in JPMorgan hacking case

Bloomberg sources claim a recent set of arrests are related to the 2014 JPMorgan computer compromise affecting 83 million people

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Senate bill proposes cyber security standard for cars

The proposed legislation will also make drivers aware of what data is being collected.

Hackers figure out how to seize control of a car from anywhere

As connected cars become commonplace, automakers will have a harder time keeping their heads in the sand on security.

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Former Hacking Team supplier stops selling zero-day exploits on ethical grounds

U.S.-based Netragard has terminated its zero-day exploit selling program in response to revelations about Hacking Team's customers

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Microsoft rushes out emergency security update to fix critical Windows flaw

The Windows maker is not messing around with a critical security flaw that could allow an attacker to take over your system was revealed.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 21

Mainframes mainstay of IBM results... Tech lobbying booms... Uber takes to courts

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Google slams proposed export controls on security tools

A U.S. agency has proposed that companies exporting hacking tools from the U.S. get licenses

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Report: Microsoft paying $320 million for cloud security provider Adallom

Adallom provides a range of security and data gathering tools to businesses.

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Spy's suicide adds to Hacking Team scandal in South Korea

Worry that Hacking Team application was used to spy on public, politicians before election


MalwareBytes blocks some torrent sites, citing malware and fraud concerns and LimeTorrents find themselves on the block list due to associations with questionable IP addresses.


Cyberspies love new exploits revealed in Hacking Team leak

Advanced hacking group uses a second Flash exploit leaked from the surveillance software maker.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, July 20

Samsung rolls out thin, light Galaxy Tab S2... drones do good, evil... hacked data from site for cheaters splashed online