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Facebook bulks up defenses with a third anti-virus engine

Eset will join F-Secure and Trend Micro

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FTC: Online billing service deceptively collected medical records

The agency reaches a settlement with a billing service that tried to populate online medical records with customer data

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Data breach trends for 2015: Credit cards, healthcare records will be vulnerable

Ironically, a safer kind of credit card could spur a last-ditch wave of exploits for older cards. And who's watching your electronic medical records?

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IBM fixes serious flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

The flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the management server

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Facebook integrates ESET Online Scanner to help find malware in problem PCs

The site will prompt users to run malware scans when suspicious behavior is detected on their computers

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Whitelisting project helps industrial control systems owners find suspicious files

A new service called WhiteScope contains over 300,000 known good SCADA/ICS files

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Iranian hackers compromised airlines, airports, critical infrastructure companies

An Iranian cyberattack campaign dubbed Operation Cleaver compromised over 50 organizations worldwide, researchers from Cylance said

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New point-of-sale malware on underground markets for $2,000

LusyPOS appears to be a derivative of the Dexter and Chewbacca POS malware

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Intel buys PasswordBox to make passwords less painful

Passwordbox offers one-click login to multiple sites.

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BlackBerry's deal to buy voice crypto company Secusmart blessed by German government

The deal will let BlackBerry step up its cross-platform push with better security

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Weather.com fixes web application vulnerabilities

More than 75 percent of pages on the site were vulnerable to cross-site scripting

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Early version of new POS malware family spotted

Dozens of antivirus programs are missing Getmypass, which is similar to BlackPOS

Syrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

The group reportedly hijacked the DNS settings for Gigya, a customer management platform