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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

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Devastating malware that hit Sony Pictures similar to other data wiping programs

Researchers found similarities between the Trojan program used against Sony Pictures and others used in South Korea and Saudi Arabia

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New bill aims to block forced government backdoors in tech products

Senator Ron Wyden's bill aims to prevent government-forced backdoors and security vulnerabilities

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IronKey Workspace W700 FIPS Review: Windows To Go on one tough, secure little key drive

The first remotely manageable, FIPS 140-2 level 3 validated USB stick that can run Windows To Go. Pricey, but nicely done.

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Facebook integrates ESET Online Scanner to help find malware in problem PCs

The site will prompt users to run malware scans when suspicious behavior is detected on their computers