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How hackers accidentally sold a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000

Shellshock attacks target QNAP's network storage, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor


Report: LulzSec leader directed cyberattacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil and other countries, The Daily Dot is reporting

Xen Project discloses serious vulnerability that impacts virtualized servers

Major cloud providers like Amazon and Rackspace were forced to reboot some of their servers in order to apply the patch

Hurry! Wait! Go! Joomla stumbles with patch for serious vulnerability

Joomla patches were reissued after the first versions broke the update process of existing installations

OpenVPN servers can be vulnerable to Shellshock Bash vulnerability

Some OpenVPN configuration options open remote attack vectors for Bash vulnerabilities, VPN provider warns

Hacked celebrities 'dumb', says proposed EU digital commissioner

Legislation can't protect people from their own stupidity, Günther Oettinger told the European Parliament during his confirmation hearing

Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports

Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

No problems have been reported yet, but those in the industry should patch if possible

Ex-NSA director Alexander calls for new cybersecurity model

Small and medium-size businesses should look into sharing cyber defenses, he says

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI

Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

The defendants also allegedly stole pre-release games and information on Microsoft's Xbox

Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches

China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

A Chinese regulator has claimed it found security flaws in Apple's iOS software that could steal user's data

Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users

Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says

Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites

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