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First Stuxnet victims were five Iranian industrial automation companies

To reach the uranium enrichment plant at Natanz, Stuxnet's creators likely targeted Iranian companies tied to it, researchers said

Adobe fixes 18 critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Fifteen of them are critical and can result in remote code execution

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Snapchat starts actively warning users that third-party apps aren't safe

Some developers build services that trick users of Snapchat and compromise their accounts, the company said.

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Rights groups, NGOs struggle against malware attacks

The groups aren't able to defense themselves as well as large organizations, according to The Citizen Lab

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Tor-based Anonabox router revises troubled history as it resurfaces on Indiegogo

After a suspended Kickstarter campaign, the anonymizing router returns with promises of a fresh design and better security. But the new story doesn't quite add up.

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Microsoft bolsters EMET security tool with hardened exploit mitigations

EMET 5.1 fixes incompatibilities detected between certain mitigations and popular software programs

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African organizations lag in cybersecurity, global survey says

Few organzations have the sort of real-time insight that allows them to deal with rising security threats

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Vulnerability leaves iPhones open to fake app attack

Attackers can replace legitimate apps with fake ones that access and steal personal information

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US Postal Service suffers breach of employee, customer data

Data breach affects names, Social Security numbers and other information of 800,000 employees, USPS says

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German spy agency seeks millions to monitor social networks outside Germany

The prototype real time social media monitor will only look at publicly available data though, according to the plans

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Cyberespionage group targets traveling execs through hotel networks

The group infects the network access Web portals used by hotels and business centers to target specific guests

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Tor Project mulls how Feds took down hidden websites

The project doesn't have funding as yet to improve the security of hidden websites

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Insecam Web site should terrify those who use a default webcam password

Anything that's connected to the Web can be hacked, especially if you leave the default password in place. Insecam claims to exploit this, allowing access to thousands of webcams.