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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

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UCLA Health cyberattack involved sensitive data on 4.5 million people

UCLA Health claims there's no evidence yet that hackers accessed names, birth dates and medical ID numbers

Latest Flash Player update hardens its low-level exploit defenses

Adobe worked with Google to make Flash Player vulnerabilities harder to exploit


Bogus news app used to deliver Hacking Team spy tool

Trend Micro found the app, along with exploit code and instructions, in the leaked data

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 17

Google results show slowing growth... embedded SIM cards on the way... Reddit's new rules lack muscle

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New point-of-sale malware distributed by Andromeda botnet

Attackers use spam to infect systems with the Andromeda backdoor and then deploy GamaPoS on select point-of-sale machines


Encrypted Web and Wi-Fi in danger as RC4 attacks become more practical

Researchers show they can recover sensitive cookies from RC4-encrypted TLS connections in 75 hours

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 16

Qualcomm hit with European antitrust probe...Intel slows down Moore's Law...Law enforcement shuts down hacking forum

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EU air passenger data retention system ready for take-off, says Parliament

Passengers flying into or out of the EU could have their personal data stored in law enforcement databases for up to five years

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Darkode computer hacking forum shuts after investigation spanning 20 countries

The Web forum was 'one of the gravest threats' to computer security, a U.S. official says


Oracle patches already-exploited Java zero-day flaw, over 190 other vulnerabilities

Users should update Java as soon as possible because attackers are already taking advantage of at least one vulnerability.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday waves goodbye to Windows Server 2003

Microsoft scrambled to cover a vulnerability unearthed in last weekend's Hacking Team breach.

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Hacking Team CEO insists tools were not compromised

The CEO told reporters in Rome there are 'no problems for security' if customers follow instructions