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Website operators will have a hard time dealing with the Heartbleed vulnerability

Patching the vulnerable OpenSSL software is just the first step, security experts say

US agencies: Sharing cyberthreat info isn't an antitrust violation

A policy statement from the DOJ and FTC is aimed at giving companies assurance about sharing with each other.

Security update for BlackBerry 10 OS fixes remote code execution vulnerability

The vulnerability can be exploited via Wi-Fi when developer mode is active or via a computer USB connection, the manufacturer said

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

Canada halts online tax returns in wake of Heartbleed

Canada Revenue Agency anticipates restoring services by weekend

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Stung by file-encrypting malware, researchers fight back

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless

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Is open source to blame for the Heartbleed bug?

Security experts weigh in on the vulnerability of OpenSSL and whether the open source process needs more scrutiny.

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Windows XP is still running thousands of websites worldwide

It's not just diehard individuals clinging to XP. More than 6,000 websites worldwide still use it, and nearly a third of those are in the United States.

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The critical, widespread Heartbleed bug and you: How to keep your private info safe

Heartbleed is a devastating bug that shatters online encryption efforts. But don't freak out! Here's how to stay safe from the horrid Heartbleed vulnerability.

Cybercriminals use sophisticated PowerShell-based malware

Two separate threats that use malicious Windows PowerShell scripts were identified in the past few weeks by malware researchers.