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Netflix open-sources security incident management tool

FIDO has been published on GitHub under an open-source license

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Sally Beauty investigates possible second card breach

It's not known if the latest incident is related to last year's breach, the company said

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Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win

The company has revamped its routine for supplying security patches and has unveiled data and system protections

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Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'

The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Cerf thinks.

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Security research uncovers far flung reach of secret ad tracking sites in Android apps

A European security group uncovers many apps tapping into thousands of different ad networks, some with dubious intentions.

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Security researchers poke holes in Google's anti-phishing Chrome extension

Security researchers found nine different ways to defeat Google's Password Alert extension for Chrome.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino warns of potential payment card hack

Names, card numbers and CVV codes were exposed over an eight-month period

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, May 4

Facebook opens up Internet.org...big fight highlights Periscope piracy...Feds to share more about secret phone tracking

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US reviews use of cellphone spying technology

The Department of Justice aims to disclose more about the use of the cell-site simulators

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ACLU: NSA phone dragnet should be killed not amended

The recent USA Freedom Act doesn't go far enough in reforming surveillance, an ACLU lawyer says

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Malware campaign inflated views of pro-Russia videos

The botnet behind it was also designed to fraudulently view Web ads en masse

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Startup launches subscription model for buying SSL certificates

The idea is to drive down the cost of certificates and streamline management

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WordPress e-commerce plug-in puts over 5,000 websites at risk

Unpatched flaws could allow attackers to take control of websites running a WordPress plug-in called TheCartPress