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Synaptics touts more secure fingerprint readers, in time for Windows 10 and Android M

“Match-in-Sensor” technology keeps fingerprint data away from the operating system, helping to cut off malware attacks.

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VMware patches vulnerabilities in Workstation, Player, Fusion and Horizon View Client

The flaws could lead to code execution, privilege escalation and denial-of-service

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

Facebook lets you organize your news feed... OPM leaked personal data on 21.5 million people... OpenSSL bug less serious than feared

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Two US telecom companies to pay $3.5 million for data breach

Sister telecom carriers stored personal information on servers accessible on the Internet

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OPM hackers stole data on 21.5m people, including 1.1m fingerprints

Latest update reveals the massive size of the data breach

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OpenSSL fixes severe flaw that could enable man-in-the-middle attacks

The vulnerability allows attackers to generate rogue certificates that pass OpenSSL's validation

Emergency Flash Player updates fix vulnerability used in widespread attacks

A total of 36 flaws were patched, many of them critical

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Hacking Team claims terrorists can now use its tools

The beleaguered security company said the situation is 'extremely dangerous'

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US Defense Secretary to renew call for cooperation with tech industry

Ash Carter will speak to big-name execs at the secretive Sun Valley conference

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FBI, DOJ want companies to back off end-to-end encryption

The agencies want tech vendors to retain access to encrypted data to comply with court-ordered warrants

Hacker group that hit Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft intensifies attacks

The group has been stealing confidential information from large companies worldwide for the past three years.

Cybercriminals start using Flash zero-day exploit leaked from Hacking Team breach

They profit from the one-day window until Adobe expects to release a patch

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Android malware masquerades as a Nintendo game emulator you have to pay for

Gunpoder contains several malicious functions and steals data.