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Microsoft bolsters EMET security tool with hardened exploit mitigations

EMET 5.1 fixes incompatibilities detected between certain mitigations and popular software programs

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Vulnerability leaves iPhones open to fake app attack

Attackers can replace legitimate apps with fake ones that access and steal personal information

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Top messaging apps flat-out flunk EFF's security review

The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices

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Drupal users: Assume your site was hacked if you didn't apply Oct. 15 patch immediately

Drupal site owners who failed to rapidly deploy a recent critical patch were advised to restore their sites from backups

Rogue Tor 'exit node' server added malware to legitimate downloads

The server used a technique to append malware to legitimate code.

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The 'Backoff' malware used in retail data breaches is spreading

A rising number of devices are connecting to Backoff-related infrastructure, Damballa says.

Sophisticated phishing attacks launched against Outlook Web App users

The group targeted military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and media organizations, researchers from Trend Micro said

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After uproar, Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions app

The company was criticized for sending data about content to its servers in plain text

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Apple ending SSL 3.0 push notifications in wake of severe POODLE vulnerability

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.

Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

The tool provides an alternative to traditional social sign-in