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French researchers find that Android apps exploit permissions

A study found that one out of three apps access location, while two out of three track users' identities.

Holding masses of data, cybercriminals face new hurdles to cashing out

Hackers look for new ways to get higher margins on stolen data

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Your Linux PC isn't as secure as you think it is

If 2014 taught Linux users anything, it's that they can't afford to ignore system security completely.

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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

Hack attacks against businesses more than doubled in 2014, Kaspersky says

Cyberattacks on the corporate sector have doubled in the past year, with targeted attacks and malicious campaigns leading the way.

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Nifty new LastPass, Dashlane features can change your passwords for you

Both Dashlane and LastPass recently released features to automatically change your passwords for more than 75 different websites.

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Security group lays groundwork for a future without passwords

The FIDO Alliance encourages stronger use of biometrics and hardware tokens instead of passwords to identify users.

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Forgotten subdomains on websites boost risk of account hijacking, other attacks

Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers

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The POODLE flaw returns, this time hitting TLS security protocol

HTTPS website owners advised to check their websites again

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Attackers knock PlayStation Network offline for hours

The Lizard Squad, a group that carried out a similar attack against the Sony service in August, took credit for the downtime