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Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

The defendants also allegedly stole pre-release games and information on Microsoft's Xbox

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Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

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EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches

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China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

A Chinese regulator has claimed it found security flaws in Apple's iOS software that could steal user's data

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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

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Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says.

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Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites

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CloudFlare reveals 'Universal SSL': Free, headache-free encryption for websites

Having encryption is critical to advancing a more secure future of the Internet, according to CloudFlare

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Improved patch tackles new Shellshock Bash bug attack vectors

Two new exploitable issues were found in the Bash shell and could lead to remote code execution, researcher warns

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Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

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Credit card breach that hit Jimmy John's is larger than originally thought

An additional 108 restaurants were also affected, said credit-card processor Signature Systems

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Apple's rotten week: Bent phones, broken software, and shattered security

The only magic in Apple land this week is black magic.