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Target to pay $10 million in proposed settlement for 2013 data breach

The retailer would also implement security measures to better protect consumer data.

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Anti-censorship group in China faces DDoS attack

GreatFire.org has been trying to poke holes in China's online censorship

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Opera buys VPN service to help protect user privacy

Acquiring SurfEasy will help protect the privacy of Opera's 350 million users, the company said

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Mandrill warns attack may have exposed some data about email

The transactional email service said it doesn't believe data was stolen

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Proposed data breach notification bill criticized as too weak

The draft legislation would only apply to data linked to identity theft or financial fraud, not other customer information

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IT manager gets certificate for Microsoft domain, tries to report it but gets in trouble

He tried to alert the company in January, but the company never got his emails, and later suspended his Microsoft account

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Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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UK government filing raises fears about misuse of hacking powers

UK intelligence agency GCHQ maintained in a submission that it operates within the law

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US gov't wants HTTPS on its publicly-accessible sites within two years

New sites set up by government agencies will be required to implement HTTPS

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Premera, Anthem data breaches linked by similar hacking tactics

Security analysts last year saw a fake domain spoofing Premera's name

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Premera Blue Cross says data breach may affect 11 million customers

The information may have included bank account details and clinical information

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Twitter adds tool to report tweets to the police

The tool gives users an emailed summary report they can forward to law enforcement.

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EMET security tool updated to prevent VBScript God Mode attacks

Microsoft was forced to release EMET 5.2 again because customers experienced issues with the first variant