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Hillary Clinton sent classified information via personal email

Investigation into email controversy finds problems, reports The Wall Street Journal

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US govt guide aims to bolster security of mobile devices used in health care

The guide looked at what security risks pose the greatest danger to keeping patient data private

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Even without breaches, don't count on websites to hide that you have an account with them

Online dating websites Adult Friend Finder and Ashley Madison were exposed to account enumeration attacks, researcher finds

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Google boots 'porn clicker' malware from Play Store

The fake apps visit porn sites in order to click on ads

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HP study finds smartwatches could do more to keep user data safe

More transparency is needed around how data collected by smartwatch apps is used, said HP.

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Blackberry delves deeper into security with AtHoc purchase

The BlackBerry Security Summit shows a company now focused on offering end-to-end security for governments and business

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Researchers disclose four unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

The reports contain limited information, making exploit development hard and unlikely

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WordPress gets critical patch for nasty XSS flaw

WordPress 4.2.3 fixes a cross-site scripting flaw that could be used to compromise websites

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Nigerian scammers buy exploit kits to defraud Asian businesses

Deeper reconnaissance of infiltrated accounts can lead to big thefts

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U.S. court says 'pocket-dialed' calls are not private

People who don't take basic steps against pocket dialing haven't shown they have an expectation of privacy.

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Microsoft follows Google to crack down on revenge porn

A special Web form will allow revenge porn victims to report content they want removed from Bing, OneDrive or Xbox Live

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Belgian government phishing test goes off-track

A drill caused confusion when a regional government impersonated a rail company without informing it

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Bug opens OpenSSH servers to brute-force password attacks

The keyboard-interactive authentication setting could allow for thousands of password retries, a researcher found