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YouTube served users malicious advertisements, Trend Micro says

The advertisements redirected victims to the Sweet Orange exploit kit, which tries to install malware.

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Fix for critical 'POODLE' attack against SSL 3.0 could break Web for Internet Explorer 6

Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday tackles three critical vulnerabilities, including 'Sandworm'

The Sandworm vulnerability gets a fix with this month's round of corrective fixes for Microsoft software. Internet Explorer gets a fix, too.

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Dropbox says it wasn't hacked after 7 million alleged user credentials appear online

The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said.

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Russian hackers exploit Windows zero-day flaw to target Ukraine, U.S. organizations

The vulnerability allows for arbitrary code execution and affects many versions of Windows and Windows Server

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What you should consider when choosing a password manager

Password managers offer many convenient options, but some come at the expense of security

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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Dairy Queen stores hacked by 'Backoff' malware, payment card data stolen

The systems were accessed using account credentials from a third-party vendor, Dairy Queen said

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Nearly half of all Android devices are still vulnerable to two serious browser exploits

The percentage is much higher in some countries and lower in the U.S, security firm Lookout estimates

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Symantec may split into separate security and storage businesses

The reported plans are in line with similar strategies announced by Hewlett-Packard and eBay