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Facebook's Like button can still easily be gamed

Many websites are not using updated APIs that would prevent Likes from being easily faked

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Egyptian company says rogue Google SSL certificates were a mistake

MCS Holdings says it deleted the certificates after it was notified

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New York threatens action if RadioShack sells customer data

Bankruptcy sale is said to include millions of customer names and addresses.

Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificates, Mozilla mulls sanctions for issuer

Microsoft revoked trust in an intermediate CA certificate that was used to issue unauthorized certificates for Google websites

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Zero day exploits and browser vulnerabilities spiked in 2014

Secunia found that overall more than 83 percent of vulnerabilities had patches ready when the flaws became public

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Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

A flaw in Android could allow apps to be modified or replaced by malware, Palo Alto Networks said.

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Dell support tool put PCs at risk of malware infection

Weak authentication in Dell's System Detect utility could have enabled drive-by malware attacks

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Dutch service providers must delete retained telecom data

A new data retention law is being planned by the Dutch government

Flash-based vulnerability lingers on many websites three years later

A large number of developers have failed to patch their Flash applications against a vulnerability that can be exploited to target Web users

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Security startup records a year's network data

Lightweight sensors record network data so admins can go back and analyze it

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, March 24

More Andoid devices get Microsoft apps... Top EU court hears challenge to data exchange deal... Facebook to host content for media groups

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Google catches bad digital certificates from Egyptian company

An Egyptian company issued unauthorized digital certificates for Google's services, a major no-no

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Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords

Twitch is recommending users also change their passwords on other sites