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Former Hacking Team supplier stops selling zero-day exploits on ethical grounds

U.S.-based Netragard has terminated its zero-day exploit selling program in response to revelations about Hacking Team's customers

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Microsoft rushes out emergency security update to fix critical Windows flaw

The Windows maker is not messing around with a critical security flaw that could allow an attacker to take over your system was revealed.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 21

Mainframes mainstay of IBM results... Tech lobbying booms... Uber takes to courts

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Google slams proposed export controls on security tools

A U.S. agency has proposed that companies exporting hacking tools from the U.S. get licenses

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Report: Microsoft paying $320 million for cloud security provider Adallom

Adallom provides a range of security and data gathering tools to businesses.

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Spy's suicide adds to Hacking Team scandal in South Korea

Worry that Hacking Team application was used to spy on public, politicians before election

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MalwareBytes blocks some torrent sites, citing malware and fraud concerns

Isohunt.to and LimeTorrents find themselves on the block list due to associations with questionable IP addresses.

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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

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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