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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, April 13

Robot stuck in nuclear reactor... Microsoft demos industrial IoT play... Pivotal open-sources in-memory database

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China's 'Great Cannon' DDoS tool enforces Internet censorship

Sophisticated attack tool can also be modified to inject individual users with malware, researchers found.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 10

Asia's crowds don't come out for Apple Watch... China has a 'Great Cannon'... Intel drops Altera bid

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Hacked French broadcaster's passwords revealed in TV broadcast

Login credentials for the hacked station's social media accounts were apparently broadcast on national TV news

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UK government's spying practices challenged at European human rights court

Disclosing secret policies that govern mass surveillance practices is not enough to make them legal, human rights groups said

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White Lodging Services confirms second payment card breach

Security measures put in place after a first breach last year failed to stop hackers from striking again

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AT&T's data breach settlement called a 'slap on the wrist'

Some cybersecurity experts question whether the FCC's settlement will help change behaviors

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Amazon offers network file storage in the cloud

Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

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Use of Windows XP makes European ATMs vulnerable to malware attacks

While malware is a concern, skimming is still the main problem in Western Europe ATM fraud

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Police operation disrupts Beebone botnet used for malware distribution

The U.S. has the largest number of computers infected with Beebone

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Islamist hackers take French television network TV5Monde off air

The attack disrupted the network's broadcasting for hours and also affected its websites and social media accounts

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 9

Facebook still tops among teens... Oz launches video platform with revenue share... Microsoft lays groundwork for payments

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Cloud computing brings changes for IT security workers

Cloud computing may help a company's bottom line, but it jeopardizes security, researcher Bruce Schneier says