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AT&T's data breach settlement called a 'slap on the wrist'

Some cybersecurity experts question whether the FCC's settlement will help change behaviors

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Amazon offers network file storage in the cloud

Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

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Use of Windows XP makes European ATMs vulnerable to malware attacks

While malware is a concern, skimming is still the main problem in Western Europe ATM fraud

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Police operation disrupts Beebone botnet used for malware distribution

The U.S. has the largest number of computers infected with Beebone

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Islamist hackers take French television network TV5Monde off air

The attack disrupted the network's broadcasting for hours and also affected its websites and social media accounts

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 9

Facebook still tops among teens... Oz launches video platform with revenue share... Microsoft lays groundwork for payments

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Cloud computing brings changes for IT security workers

Cloud computing may help a company's bottom line, but it jeopardizes security, researcher Bruce Schneier says

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In a mock cyberattack, Deloitte teaches the whole business how to respond

While security and IT staffers typically are trained on dealing with breaches, staffers in other departments may not always be ready

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Flaw in WordPress caching plug-in could affect over 1 million sites

Attackers could exploit the vulnerability to inject malicious code into WP Super Cache admin pages, a researcher found

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Google ordered by German authority to change privacy practices

Google loses yet another round in its regulatory fight over privacy policy changes in Europe

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Encryption startup Vera locks down transferred documents

The company's software applies a strict regime of rules over who can open a file

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Malicious, large-scale Google ad campaign slams users with malware

A Google ad reseller in Bulgaria was potentially compromised

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ISIS sympathizers exploiting WordPress plugins to hack websites, FBI warns

The plugins are low-hanging fruit, but the attacks have been widespread and disruptive, the FBI said