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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

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New point-of-sale malware distributed by Andromeda botnet

Attackers use spam to infect systems with the Andromeda backdoor and then deploy GamaPoS on select point-of-sale machines

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Encrypted Web and Wi-Fi in danger as RC4 attacks become more practical

Researchers show they can recover sensitive cookies from RC4-encrypted TLS connections in 75 hours

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 16

Qualcomm hit with European antitrust probe...Intel slows down Moore's Law...Law enforcement shuts down hacking forum

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EU air passenger data retention system ready for take-off, says Parliament

Passengers flying into or out of the EU could have their personal data stored in law enforcement databases for up to five years

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Darkode computer hacking forum shuts after investigation spanning 20 countries

The Web forum was 'one of the gravest threats' to computer security, a U.S. official says

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Oracle patches already-exploited Java zero-day flaw, over 190 other vulnerabilities

Users should update Java as soon as possible because attackers are already taking advantage of at least one vulnerability.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday waves goodbye to Windows Server 2003

Microsoft scrambled to cover a vulnerability unearthed in last weekend's Hacking Team breach.

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Hacking Team CEO insists tools were not compromised

The CEO told reporters in Rome there are 'no problems for security' if customers follow instructions

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ACLU asks court to immediately kill NSA phone snooping

A court that already found the program illegal should shut it down, instead of allowing it to be phased out, the ACLU says

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Salesforce erects Shield for better enterprise-app security

New suite targets companies with regulatory, compliance or governance requirements