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Firefox adds protection against rogue SSL certificates

Firefox 32 has implemented a feature known as certificate key pinning

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Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found.

Apple says iCloud flaw not at root of celebrity photo hack

The company detailed progress in its ongoing investigation into the incident that led to publication of celebrities' private photos.

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Hackers compromise Namecheap user accounts

The attackers are likely using a large list of credentials compiled by a Russian gang, Namecheap said

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Meet Tox, an open, privacy-focused Skype replacement

It's not ready for prime time yet, but the early builds of a new privacy-focused chat client are promising.

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Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said

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CryptoWall ransomware held over 600K computers hostage, encrypted 5 billion files

The gang behind this dangerous ransomware program has earned US$1 million so far, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said

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What happens when Microsoft ends Windows 7 mainstream support next year

Next January, Microsoft will end mainstream support for Windows 7. But relax. That won't be end of the popular operating system.

Mozilla accidentally left email addresses, passwords of 97k Bugzilla users out in the open

It's the second database exposure incident reported by the organization in a month, but the passwords were encrypted.

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Security vulnerabilities on the decline but risk assessment is often flawed, says IBM

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said