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Hacked again? Russian hackers still inside Sony Pictures' network, security firm says

Taia Global says that either intruders from the November breach never left, or Sony Pictures was hacked a second time

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Scareware found hidden in Google Play apps downloaded by millions

Days after installation the apps started displaying fake warning messages promoting other rogue apps and services

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U.S. developers create more sketchy, privacy-shattering apps than anyone else

For non-modified iPhones and Android devices, American companies create the highest number of questionable apps

Malicious advertisements on major sites compromised many, many PCs

New vulnerabilities in Flash combined with malicious ads are helping attackers.

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EU data protection authorities get serious about Facebook's privacy policy

Europe's privacy authorities plan to fight Facebook together

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MobileIron seeks to secure corporate data on personal clouds

New service wants to keep data secure while allowing employees to use personal services

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Samsung and Good combine products to boost Android enterprise credibility

Samsung's goal is to extend its reach into corporations

Dangerous Internet Explorer vulnerability opens door to powerful phishing attacks

The flaw can be used to steal authentication cookies and inject rogue code into websites

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Raptr service powering AMD's Gaming Evolved app hacked, passwords and user info stolen

Raptr's a popular PC gaming service that powers AMD's Gaming Evolved client--and it's been hacked.

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Silk Road operators developed a taste for murder

Silk Road administrators may have had five swindlers murdered, or they may have been duped by con artists themselves.

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Flash Player plagued by third zero-day flaw in a month, but updates are coming

Users are being targeted via mass malvertising attacks again, researchers warn.

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Google will motivate bug hunters to keep probing its products with research grants

The company seeks new ways to incentivize researchers as bugs become harder to find

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Hackers tapped into Syrian opposition's battle plans

Victims were tricked into a photo swap on Skype, which planted malware on computers, said FireEye