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The 'grinch' isn't a Linux vulnerability, Red Hat says

The way Linux handles user permissions could still lead to potential misuse, security researchers say

Vulnerability in embedded Web server exposes millions of routers to hacking

Attackers can take control of millions of routers by sending a specially crafted request to RomPager, an embedded Web server running on them


Sony hit with second employee lawsuit over hack

Latest lawsuit seeks class action status and alleges company didn't do enough to protect employee data

Point-of-sale malware creators still in business with Spark, an Alina spinoff

Spark is installed by a script written in AutoIt and scrapes card data from the memory of POS terminals

Sony cancels 'The Interview' release after threats following cyberattack

The studio said it was the victim of an 'unprecedented criminal assault'

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

A leaked documents shows the Obama administration pushing tech issues in a secretive trade-in-services deal

ICANN data compromised in spearphishing attack

Staff email credentials and some user data, including email and postal addresses, were taken

Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

First lawsuit filed against Sony after massive hack

Two former employees want compensation for the data leak

Sony hackers turn to terror tactics, threaten movie theaters

The latest message from hackers was accompanied with a fresh data dump

2014: The year in quotes

Security breaches, letters to the FCC, Facebook's user-emotion study, Bitcoin travails contributed to quotes of the year

Ransomware Criminals Turn to Virus Technique to Spread Infection

Viruses ride again in VirRansom malware

Is Iran is the New China? FBI Warning Suggests it's Not Far Off

Confirms scale of Operation Cleaver attacks

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed

Facebook said it won't wait

This Linux grinch could put a hole in your security stocking

A potential flaw in how Linux handles access rights could give attackers entry, a security firm charges

Quantum physics deployed in quest for fraud-proof credit cards

Researchers say attackers would be hard-pressed to hack a card with Quantum-Secure Authentication

US Senator Al Franken unhappy with Uber answers on user data

Franken asked about Uber's so-called 'God View' tool and how widely it's used

Illinois hospital reports data blackmail

Clay County Hospital faced a demand for money to keep patient data from being revealed

Hackers to Sony staff: Email us to keep your secrets private

The latest message is accompanied by more leaked emails

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