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AOL imposes stricter email rules to stem spoofing attack

AOL instructs mailbox providers to reject any email allegedly associated with an AOL domain that didn't originate from an AOL server.

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Apple issues Heartbleed bug fix for AirPort base stations

Firmware update repairs vulnerability in two AirPort base station models related to a major flaw in OpenSSL.

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Verizon zeroes in on point-of-sale, app attacks in data breaches

Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do.

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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.

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FREDRICKSBURG,  VA - OCTOBER 12:  (FILE PHOTO)  The Michael's Craft Store, where a women was shot and wounded, is shown October 12, 2002 in Fredricksburg, Virginia.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Michaels confirms breaches exposed nearly 3M credit cards

Arts and crafts retail chain says malware at its point-of-sale terminals impacted 2.6 million cards, as well as another 400,000 at Aaron Brothers subsidiary.

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Screen unwanted calls without one-at-a-time blocking

The free Nomorobo service and AT&T's Privacy Manager help reduce the number of nuisance calls that aren't blocked by the Do Not Call registry.

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Congressional candidate shoots 'government drone' in ad

Matt Rosendale, a Republican candidate for the House in Montana, believes the government will soon be flying over us to monitor our every move. He demonstrates his solution.

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Big Brother really is watching you (It's your IT manager)

In a fascinating survey, IT managers reveal some of the dubious activities they view being perpetrated by employees on work computers. These cause the IT managers extra stress and work (as well as, no doubt, the occasional fascination).

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First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.

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Lavabit loses appeal on technicality

A federal appeals court tells Ladar Levison, of the now-moribund email service Lavabit, that he didn't clearly articulate the legal issues at stake in his contempt of court appeal.

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LaCie's 2big Thunderbolt drive isn't as fast as its smaller SSD cousin, the Little Big Drive, but it does offer 4 terabytes of capacity with dual 3.5-inch drives.

LaCie admits to year-long credit card breach

French hardware company, now a Seagate subsidiary, says virtually everyone who shopped on LaCie's Web site in the last year is at risk.

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Beyond Heartbleed: Why you need a password manager

Password managers can make juggling numerous Web site accounts a lot easier, especially when faced with a major security bug like Heartbleed.

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