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European Commission told to publish UK mass Internet surveillance docs

So far the documents remain under wraps because they cover ongoing investigations into the alleged breach of EU citizens' rights

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JPMorgan Chase attackers hacked other banks, report says

A wave of high-profile cyberattacks this year on U.S. companies underscores the need for better security practices

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Syme, a social network that promised Ello-like privacy, has gone dark

The social network disappeared off the Web in the past few months

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Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

The Office 365 Message Encryption service no longer requires that email recipients have a Microsoft user account to view messages

Security researchers release 'unpatchable' tools that make USB drives malicious

The tools can be used to modify the firmware on USB flash drives in order to infect computers with malware.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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JPMorgan Chase breach affected 83 million customers

The breach also compromised internal data

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How hackers built, then sold, a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000, after gathering enough confidential information to build it themselves.

Precrime: Artificial intelligence system can predict data theft by scanning email

The UBIC system searches for signs of disgruntled or cash-strapped workers, then raises the alert.

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Is that used iPad stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check

The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen

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Report: LulzSec leader directed cyberattacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil and other countries, The Daily Dot is reporting

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Shellshock attacks target QNAP's NAS boxes, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor

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Xen Project discloses serious vulnerability that impacts virtualized servers

Major cloud providers like Amazon and Rackspace were forced to reboot some of their servers in order to apply the patch