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US, UK spies said to attack security software

Spies targeted Kaspersky Labs by reverse engineering its software, said a report in The Intercept

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Privacy group complains about Uber data collection

EPIC asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Uber's new privacy policy

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How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

A device, hidden in pita bread, can collect signals that can betray encryption keys.

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Cyberattack grounds planes in Poland

The ground computer systems of LOT Polish Airlines went down because of an IT attack

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Louisiana governor vetoes license plate reader legislation

Bobby Jindal said he had privacy concerns about provisions of the bill

Hackers had access to US security clearance data for a year

The government still hasn't said how much data it fears was stolen in the breach.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 19

Google offers a look inside its data centers...Facebook won't have a Moment in Europe just yet...Samsung promises to fix Galaxy hole

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Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphones

The vulnerability was found in the SwiftKey keyboard, which comes preloaded on the devices

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SAP Hana users warned of security vulnerability

Default encryption keys are the problem

Reddit defaults to HTTPS as Internet titans rush to embrace encryption

Reddit is the latest site to go all-in on SSL/TLS encryption making it the default for all users before the end of the month.

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LinkedIn says private bug bounty program works for it better

Vetting researchers prior to submitting bugs means getting higher quality reports, LinkedIn said

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AT&T, WhatsApp get low marks from EFF for data disclosure policies

The advocacy organization has overhauled its annual study of privacy practices to ask more of tech titans

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How one bad keystroke can lead you to SpeedUpKit 'scareware'

SpeedUpKit flags non-threatening issues on a computer to get consumers to fork over $30