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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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NSA was tracking North Korea back in 2010, docs reveal

A New York Times report, triggered by the leak of new documents, sheds light on how US officials so quickly concluded North Korea was the source of the November hacking attack against Sony Pictures.

By January 19, 2015

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'Sex Criminals' still under review at Apple

Is Apple struggling again with content censorship? The second issue of a critically acclaimed comic book is published online everywhere but iOS.

By October 23, 2013

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US, UK agree to closer collaboration on cyberwarfare

The countries' intelligence agencies will work together and conduct cyberwar games later this year to test the security of financial institutions.

By January 16, 2015

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Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By December 31, 2013

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In LA, faulty GPS trackers let criminals roam undetected

GPS trackers have become a cost-effective means of keeping tabs on criminals. But in LA county, a probation department report says one in four GPS devices used to track criminals on probation malfunctioned.

By December 28, 2013

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Facebook selects Criminal Case (not Candy Crush) as game of the year

Pretty Simple's Criminal Case is the Cinderella gaming story of the year, according to the social network.

By December 9, 2013

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UK to seek Obama's help in accessing user data from US firms

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to ask for help getting US firms to make user data accessible to UK intelligence agencies under a legal framework that has yet to be worked out.

By January 15, 2015

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​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which are relied on by around 60 percent of all Android users.

By January 24, 2015

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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend

A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.

By January 22, 2015