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'FREAK' security flaw left Apple, Android users exposed

Apple and Google working on fixes for the decade-old flaw, which researchers blamed on an abandoned US policy on encryption.

By March 3, 2015

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Microsoft Windows vulnerable to 'FREAK' encryption flaw too

Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.

By March 5, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Razer's upgraded OSVR Hacker Dev Kit sports modular faceplates and an OLED display

Razer's Hacker Dev Kit reaches version 1.1, and adds new tools for tinkerers.

By March 4, 2015

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Obama: Sony wrong to pull movie over hackers' threats

President Obama addresses the Sony cyberattack and vows to respond to North Korea. Also, T-Mobile settles cramming lawsuit, and Facebook releases the Stickered for Messenger app.

By December 19, 2014

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By February 20, 2015

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Gemalto: SIM card hackers likely NSA, GCHQ -- but keys are safe

After investigating hacking reports, SIM card supplier Gemalto says its encryption keys are safe. If cyberspies have you worried, there are apps to encrypt phone calls. Also: Motorola reveals low-price Moto E.

By February 25, 2015

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Gemalto: SIM card hackers likely NSA, GCHQ -- but keys are safe

After investigating hacking reports, SIM card supplier Gemalto says its encryption keys are safe. If cyberspies have you worried, there are apps to encrypt phone calls. Also: Motorola reveals low-price Moto E.

By February 25, 2015

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Hackers make off with at least $300 million in bank heists

With the help of malware, hackers hit more than 100 financial institutions in 30 countries, says a report released to The New York Times by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.

By February 14, 2015

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In shift, hackers want your identity, not just your credit card

Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.

By February 12, 2015