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Adobe patches critical flaws in Reader, Acrobat, Flash Player, and Illustrator

All of the security updates address remote code execution vulnerabilities

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Facebook encourages email providers to deploy STARTTLS encryption to block spy agencies

As more email servers support encryption the value increases for everyone, researchers from Facebook said

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Avast: Websites loaded with PC-locking ransomware visited millions of times each week

Avast's user base has landed on websites hosting ransomware more than 18 million times over six weeks

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Department of Justice wants expanded permission to hack and search remote computers

The agency asks that judges be allowed to issue warrants to search computers outside their judicial districts

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Google hints at remote wipe, lock and locate features for Chromebooks

There'd be nothing much to wipe from a browser-based operating system, but that's the point.

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One month later, hundreds of thousands of servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed

About a month after the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug surfaced, a large number of servers worldwide are still vulnerable to attack.

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Bitly gets hacked, prompts password reset for all accounts

Website publishers will have to reauthorize Twitter and Facebook sharing as well.

Chrome's ploy to kill the URL already has a security flaw

Google's "Origin Chip" feature doesn't display long URLs, undermining its antiphishing intentions

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Samsung Knox 2.0 now available for Galaxy S5

Older Samsung phones will have to wait a bit to get the latest enterprise security suite.

on greenbot.com

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Malware infections tripled in late 2013 thanks to sneaky browser plugin, Microsoft says

The rise is attributed to 'Rotbrow,' a type of malware that downloads other bad programs