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European League of Legends Game Players Have Their Account Data Compromised

Hackers have stolen account data from the European servers of popular real-time strategy game League of Legends (LoL), the game's developer, Riot Games...

Users Give Facebook's Privacy Changes a Thumbs Down

Voting on Facebook's proposed changes to its privacy policy concluded Friday morning Pacific time, with voters delivering a strong rebuke of the proposed changes...

Flame's Windows Update Hack Required World-class Cryptanalysis, Researchers Say

The Flame cyber-espionage malware makes use of a previously unknown cryptographic attack variant that required world-class cryptanalysis to develop, experts from...

American Shoppers Prefer Convenience of Online Purchasing, Neilsen Reports

This survey should make shopkeepers without an online store reconsider their strategy.

What to Look for in Cloud Data Migration Tools

New technologies and solutions not only ease the pain of data and application migrations, but actually accelerate the migration process.

FTC Charges Two Firms With Leaking Customer Data on P-to-P Networks

In a first for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency has filed charges against two businesses that allegedly allowed consumer personal data to be leaked...

User Vote on Facebook Privacy Policies Hasn't Stemmed Criticism

Facebook is conducting a massive user referendum this week, asking its 900 million-plus users to approve or reject changes to its privacy policy that it first...

LinkedIn Stops Collecting Calendar Meeting Notes Through Its Mobile Apps

LinkedIn has confirmed researcher claims that the calendar integration feature in its mobile apps sends complete details about people's upcoming meetings back to...

Cool, Weird and Unusual Security Gear

The unusual security stuff for sale at the recent GovSec Conference in Washington, D.C.

10 Mobile Device Management Apps to Take Charge of BYOD

Managing devices in a BYOD environment is no mean feat, and the right mobile device management (MDM) product can be a key component in making it work. Here are 10 leading MDM products on the market today.

Online Services Try Harder to Protect User Data, Watchdog Says

The Electronic Frontier Foundation rates services' online privacy efforts as getting better, but still with plenty of room for improvement.

Germany Taken to Court for Failing to Implement Data Retention

European authorities have taken Germany to court for failing to implement the E.U. Data Retention Directive.

Copies of Anti-censorship Software Used in Iran and Syria Contain Keylogger

Rogue copies of Green Simurgh, an Internet proxy software application used in Iran and Syria, have been found to contain malware that records users' activities...