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Sneaky Linux malware comes with sophisticated custom-built rootkit

XOR.DDoS is distributed through SSH brute-force password guessing attacks

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Hackers are unknowingly gathering intel for the NSA

The NSA and its partners are intercepting information stolen by hackers from intelligence targets

Adobe starts patching Flash flaw that's already being exploited in the wild

Auto-updates should be available Wednesday, with a manual update coming Thursday

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New iOS spyware steals pictures, data, and more even from non-jailbroken iPhones

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

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Hacked again? Russian hackers still inside Sony Pictures' network, security firm says

Taia Global says that either intruders from the November breach never left, or Sony Pictures was hacked a second time

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U.S. developers create more sketchy, privacy-shattering apps than anyone else

For non-modified iPhones and Android devices, American companies create the highest number of questionable apps

Malicious advertisements on major sites compromised many, many PCs

New vulnerabilities in Flash combined with malicious ads are helping attackers.

Dangerous Internet Explorer vulnerability opens door to powerful phishing attacks

The flaw can be used to steal authentication cookies and inject rogue code into websites

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Raptr service powering AMD's Gaming Evolved app hacked, passwords and user info stolen

Raptr's a popular PC gaming service that powers AMD's Gaming Evolved client--and it's been hacked.

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Smart Lock for Chromebooks: Pair a phone and you can skip the password

Google's nifty new security feature hits the stable version of Chrome OS, though you'll need to take some extra steps to make it worthwhile.