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Many home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromised en masse, researchers say

Some ISP servers used to manage routers provisioned to customers can be hacked from the Internet, researchers from Check Point said

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Microsoft, Google, others back Facebook in New York privacy dispute

Facebook is seeking important rulings on the collection of bulk user data under gag orders

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Payment cards with chips aren't perfect, so encrypt everything, experts say

The EMV or 'chip-and-PIN' system is not without security flaws, researchers warned

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Seven ways DARPA is trying to kill the password

From analyzing the way you walk to your heartbeat, these futuristic authentication systems could be here soon

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Security vendor Gemalto to acquire SafeNet for $890M

The deal would combine security tools from the core to the edge of enterprise systems

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Classic Facebook "Color Changer" scam makes another comeback

When malware masquerades as a feature enhancement, some users inevitably get duped.

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Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

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Austrian court rejects Facebook 'class action' privacy suit, refers it to another court

The commercial court referred referred the case to the regional court

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The 10 most terrifying security nightmares revealed at the Black Hat and Def Con hacker conferences

Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas.

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Some mobile POS devices still affected by critical flaws months after patch

Security researchers demonstrated that they can completely compromise such devices by using programmable smart cards

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Emerging networking technology used by Apple, Cisco will frustrate firewalls

Multipath TCP improves performance but hampers security

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Report: Snowden allowed to stay in Russia for three more years

The former NSA contractor gets a three-year residency permit from the Russian government

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Oracle issues a virtual strongbox for enterprise encryption keys

Oracle Key Vault provides a central repository for storing enterprise encryption keys