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U.S. charges nine with distributing Zeus malware

Two defendants face arraignment in federal court Friday, charged with distributing the malware that helped siphon millions of dollars from U.S. accounts.

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HP report: 80 percent of app vulnerabilities are really your fault

HP's 2013 Cyber Risk Report found most security risks result from configuration errors rather than flaws in the application itself.

In Heartbleed's wake, Comodo cranks out fresh SSL certificates

Comodo's chief technology officer warns it is still very early in the remediation process

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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.