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Lenovo's website hacked in wake of Superfish debacle

The source code for the page names two alleged hackers.

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Google's new Android for Work locks down business data on your personal phone

Google's Android for Work will protect sensitive corporate info in a private, encrypted data locker, making it safer to use personal mobile devices for your job.

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Million-plus WordPress sites may be vulnerable due to flaw in popular plug-in

Attackers can easily crack cryptographic keys used by the WP-Slimstat plug-in and use them to read information from a site's database

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World's top SIM maker says NSA spies hacked in, but didn't steal encryption keys

After an internal investigation, Gemalto said hacks on its network didn't breach separate infrastructure protecting SIM card encryption keys

Google scraps annual Pwnium bug-hunting contest for year-round rewards

Google said the change will prevent researchers from holding onto dangerous bugs in order to claim a big prize

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Worse than Superfish? Comodo-affiliated PrivDog compromises web security too

The tool replaces SSL certificates without validating them first, opening the door to man-in-the-middle attacks

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EnGenius launches new outdoor networking and video surveillance systems

Products include weatherized 802.11ac access points and night-vision cameras.

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Lenovo slapped with lawsuit over dangerous Superfish adware

A class-action lawsuit charged Lenovo and Superfish of fraudulent business practices, making PCs vulnerable.

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Security's disastrous week, from Superfish to unstoppable, hard drive-killing malware

Superfish. Untrustworthy hardware. Easily hacked cars. FreeBSD's random number generator. This week was an utter disaster for security.

Bravo! Windows Defender, McAfee updates fully remove Lenovo's dangerous Superfish adware

The update to Windows Defender that eliminates the Superfish adware AND its rogue certificate came down in almost record time. And now McAfee's antivirus has been added to the list.