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Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shuts down after massive theft

'We at Flexcoin have not lost anything," the site said last week. That changed rather dramatically earlier two days ago.

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F-Secure report warns XP zero-day attack is imminent

The F-Secure H2 2013 Threat Report also cites government surveillance and Android malware as growing threats.

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Attack campaign compromises 300,000 home routers, alters DNS settings

Attackers have used a variety of techniques to exploit known vulnerabilities in router models from different manufacturers.

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How the Internet of Things opens your home to cyber threats

Thanks to a growing array of Internet-connected conveniences, your PC is not the only thing in your house at risk of being hacked.

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Second federal 'kill-switch' bill introduced targeting smartphone theft

The bill in the House of Representatives follows similar proposals in the Senate and the California State Assembly.

Mozilla accepting whitelist requests for Firefox's coming plug-in block

Developers will need to present compelling arguments for getting their plug-ins on the whitelist, Mozilla said

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Fujitsu may bring ID-checking palm scanners to smartphones

Already in laptops and tablets, palm scanners are billed as more secure than fingerprint authentication.

Windows XP will continue receiving security support in China

Windows XP still reigns as the most popular PC OS in the nation

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Blackphone aims to be the most secure Android phone ever

It won't be available until this summer, but its privacy features could be a big hit with the security-minded.

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Gameover malware tougher to kill with new rootkit component

The rootkit works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions and protects the malware's components from being deleted.