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DOJ, intelligence official support bill ending bulk phone collection

The Senate is likely to vote on a pumped-up version of the USA Freedom Act this fall

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Twitter launches bug bounty program

The company will pay researchers at least $140 for privately reporting serious vulnerabilities in its Web services and mobile apps

Meet the Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts

Elcomsoft said it is aware pirated copies of its Phone Password Breaker software are circulating in the underground

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Attack hijacks DNS settings on home routers in Brazil

Attackers use cross-site request forgery techniques to change router settings when users visit malicious websites

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Verizon settles FCC consumer privacy investigation

The company failed to notify telephone customers that they could opt out of targeted marketing campaigns, the agency said

Firefox adds protection against rogue SSL certificates

Firefox 32 has implemented a feature known as certificate key pinning

Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach

The retailer is working with law enforcement and banking partners to investigate

Apple blames leaked nude celebrity photos on 'targeted attack'

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There was no iCloud breach, the company claims

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Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found.

Apple says iCloud flaw not at root of celebrity photo hack

The company detailed progress in its ongoing investigation into the incident that led to publication of celebrities' private photos.

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Hackers compromise Namecheap user accounts

The attackers are likely using a large list of credentials compiled by a Russian gang, Namecheap said

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Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said

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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak

An iCloud flaw reportedly made it easier to crack users' passwords, allowing a hacker to access photos of celebrities and post them online.