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Android ransomware 'Koler' turns into a worm, spreads via SMS

The Koler ransomware locks the device screen and displays fake messages from police agencies

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese official after iCloud attack

Apple's iCloud service recently faced a hacking attack in China


New European Commission, approved by Parliament, will focus on the digital domain

The European Parliament has put an end to uncertainty over who will direct the EU's policy on data protection and telecom regulations

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

China has allegedly staged the attack, according to an anti-censorship group.

Symantec sees rise in high-traffic DDoS attacks

The most common targets are gaming, software and media companies

Industry can head off IoT privacy rules, former US official says

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data

Microsoft discloses zero-day flaw, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said

FTC appoints privacy researcher Soltani as chief technologist

Soltani has assisted newspapers with investigations of government surveillance and online privacy

Criminals Traded 110 Million Stolen Credentials in 2014, Experian Says

Online credentials more valuable than card data

One week after patch, Flash vulnerability already exploited in large-scale attacks

The Fiesta exploit kit bundles an exploit for the CVE-2014-0569 vulnerability in Flash Player, researchers found

Candidates for EU's data protection job heard by the European Parliament

Europe is set to choose a new data protection supervisor after much delay

Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default

An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said

China again blames US for disrupted cybersecurity talks

A top Chinese official said the country does not tolerate hacking

Dropbox used for convincing phishing attack

Dropbox was quick to remove the bogus login page, Symantec said

Obama orders chip-and-PIN in government credit cards

The move could push retailers and banks to better secure their own cards and systems

MasterCard Teams Up With Startup to Launch First Payment Card With Fingerprint Sensor

Combines security of biometric authentication with the speed and convenience of contactless payment

New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

Anonymous sharing app Whisper under a cloud over user location data

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations

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