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How Apple Pay could make the Target and Home Depot breaches a thing of the past

The new payment technology could put a dent in cyber criminals targeting retailer terminals

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Vulnerability in popular Joomla e-commerce extension puts online shops at risk

The security issue might affect other extensions as well, researchers from Sucuri said

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India's biometric ID project is back on track

Critics are concerned that the biometric data may be misused

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VMware patches third-party components in vSphere platform

VCenter Server and ESXi patches update the bundled versions of Apache Struts, Apache Tomcat, glibc and JRE

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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

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Devastating 'Heartbleed' flaw was unknown before disclosure, study finds

Network traffic records show no signs attackers were looking for vulnerable servers before Heartbleed's disclosure

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Internet Explorer steals the Patch Tuesday spotlight again

There are four new security bulletins from Microsoft this month, including one Critical update that addresses a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer currently being exploited in the wild.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday thwarts nosey malware

This month's round of Patch Tuesday updates includes a critical fix for Internet Explorer

Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates

The new Flash Player update patches 12 vulnerabilities, many of which could allow remote code execution

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Senators call for investigation of Home Depot breach

A recent breach raises questions about the company's data protection practices, two senators say

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Encryption failures fixed in popular PGP email security tool Enigmail

Users of Enigmail 1.7 are advised to upgrade to version 1.7.2 as soon as possible

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Salesforce warns customers of malware attack

A new version of the Dyreza online banking Trojan is stealing Salesforce.com log-in credentials

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Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

Comcast wants you to be sure you're connecting to an authentic Xfinity hotspot, so it's injecting JavaScript ads into your browser.