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NSA recruits college students for cyber-operations program

The government agency known for its secretive surveillance tactics is opening academic cybersecurity training centers in five US universities.

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​Google's Project Zero plans to plug zero-day attacks

A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.

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CNET attacked by Russian hacker group

A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.

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US charges Chinese executive with hacking military data

Man accused of working with hackers in China to steal information related to military projects from the computer networks of US companies.

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Apple blocks older, risky Flash plug-ins, forcing you to upgrade

The Mac maker is forcing users of older versions of the Flash Player plug-in to update in the name of security.

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China calls Apple's iPhone a national security threat

Chinese media point to the iPhone's Frequent Locations, a feature in iOS 7 that provides location-aware information.

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Shylock malware gets stung by law enforcement

Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.

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Chinese hackers target US government workers -- report

The hackers were looking for information on federal employees who have top-secret clearance, according to The New York Times.

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Google confronts more site certificate problems

The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.

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Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

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Adobe's Flash Player update pop-up doesn't warn unsuspecting users that they may get more software than they want or need.

Adobe pushes critical Flash update for Windows, Mac

The company patches a vulnerability that could let hackers "take control" of people's computers after they visit sites like eBay, Tumblr, and Twitter.

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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

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