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Fake BBC site disappears after bogus story on Charlie Hebdo

The site briefly drew a large amount of traffic with a bogus news story about the Charlie Hebdo tragedy

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Microsoft focuses solely on Windows on Patch Tuesday

For the first time in recent history, Microsoft has issued no security bug fixes for Internet Explorer.

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Corel software vulnerabilities let attackers execute malicious code on your PC

Malicious DLLs will be executed if stored in the same directory as media files opened with the affected programs, researchers said.

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Obama resurrects cyberthreat sharing proposal despite privacy concerns

The president calls on Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation he first proposed in 2011

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North Korean official news agency site serves malware

The site hosts malware that masquerades as a Flash Player installer, security researchers found

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Obama revives call for immunity to companies sharing threat data

The president is expected to announce the measure Tuesday

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United, American airlines account fraud highlights hacker focus on travel industry

Travel agencies and websites offer a rich sampling of personal data plus easy ways to cash out

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UK prime minister suggests banning encrypted apps like WhatsApp, iMessage

Having access to people's communications is vital for combating terrorism, David Cameron says

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Obama calls for data breach notification law, privacy bill of rights

The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says.

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U.S. military Twitter, YouTube accounts apparently hacked by ISIS

The accounts for the U.S. Central Command were compromised Monday, the unit acknowledged

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FBI access to surveillance program expands in recent years

The FBI has taken a more active role in the NSA's Prism program since 2008, according to an internal report

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Dutch government sued over data retention law

Data retention is under fire in many EU states

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Google reveals Windows flaw mere days before Patch Tuesday fix, irking Microsoft

Google published a bug it found in Windows 8.1 before Microsoft could patch it. But Microsoft is crying foul, saying a fix is in the works and Google knew it.