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Romania, Panama cutting back on spam

Cloudmark said it is blocking fewer IP addresses worldwide for spam

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Bill to rein in NSA phone data collection reintroduced

The USA Freedom Act aims to end the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records

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Decryption tool available for TeslaCrypt ransomware that targets games

Security researchers found that decryption keys can be recovered from systems infected with TeslaCrypt

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SendGrid resets passwords as investigation reveals deeper breach

An employee account was compromised, which gave access to customers' email lists

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WordPress quickly patches second critical vulnerability

It's the second time in a week WordPress had fixed flaws involving malicious comments

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Police breaks up cybergang that stole over $15 million from banks

Romanian authorities detained 25 suspected members of an international gang of cyberthieves who hacked into banks and cloned payment cards.

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Lenovo's free OS recovery media eradicates Superfish

Lenovo's recovery media will have no traces of Superfish, providing laptop users with a clean OS image.

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Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps.

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With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, they said

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SAP patches login flaw in ASE database

Combined with other flaws, complete access to a database could be gained

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Hackers exploit Magento e-commerce vulnerability

The flaw has a patch but it's not yet been applied by all

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Researchers reveal the default password for a credit card terminal

Many users never changed the password thinking it was unique to them, so they've remained the same for decades. And here it is.

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DOD wants to rebuild trust with the technology industry

The military needs private partners to combat the nation's cybersecurity problems, Carter says