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New Android Malware Poses as Adobe Flash Player

May 14, 2012
Once installed, the malware sends SMS messages to premium numbers without the user's permission.
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Artemis Proposes .secure Domain

May 14, 2012
Registrants would be required to agree to a code of conduct for security standards, and to ensure ongoing compliance with those standards.
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Amnesty International UK Site Hacked, Serves Malware

May 11, 2012
The malware could enable attackers to access a victim's files, e-mails, passwords and other sensitive data, according to Websense researchers.
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UNC Charlotte Acknowledges Massive Security Breach

May 11, 2012
Approximately 350,000 Social Security numbers were exposed.
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Suspected SOCA Hackers Arrested in Norway

May 11, 2012
The two teenagers face a maximum sentence of six years in jail.
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University of Maine Hacked

May 11, 2012
1,175 Social Security numbers and 435 credit card numbers may have been accessed.
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Severity of Windows 8 Privacy Flaw Questioned

May 11, 2012
Security experts say concerns about a recently-disclosed privacy flaw in Windows 8 may be overblown.
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Rogue Android Apps Found on Google Play

May 10, 2012
The applications were all uploaded by a single developer named Thasimola.
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Anonymous Hackers Target Virgin Media

May 10, 2012
The company's Web site was taken down by a DDoS attack after it agreed to block access to The Pirate Bay.
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Teen TeaMp0isoN Hacker Arrested in UK

May 10, 2012
The 17-year-old, who uses the nickname 'MLT,' is accused of being a spokesman for the group.
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Trusteer Warns of New Financial Malware Variant

May 10, 2012
While the new version of the Tatanga malware is currently focused on Spanish banking customers, it may be spreading to other countries.
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Anonymous Hackers Respond to Activision's 'Terrorist' Label

May 10, 2012
The hackers have released CEO Eric Hirshberg's personal information, and have threatened to hack the company.
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Adobe Patches Security Flaws ... For a Price

May 9, 2012
The upgrades that patch the vulnerabilities cost as much as $249.
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FBI Warns of Malware Attacks Being Delivered via Hotel Wi-Fi

May 9, 2012
The FBI says travelers are being targeted through pop-up windows when they connect to the Internet in hotel rooms.
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Anonymous Hackers Hit the Kremlin

May 9, 2012
The Kremlin's Web site was briefly taken down today, with members of Anonymous claiming responsibility.
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Ustream Disabled by Cyber Attack

May 9, 2012
The DDoS attack was intended to disrupt live streaming of Russian anti-government protests.
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Hackers Publish 55,000 Twitter Passwords

May 9, 2012
The company says many of the posted credentials are either incorrect or for suspended accounts.
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Apple's iOS 5.1.1 Patches Serious Security Flaws

May 8, 2012
The update patches several vulnerabilities, including one that could lead to remote code execution.
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Georgia Man Admits Involvement in $1.3 Million Phishing Scam

May 8, 2012
Chase Bank, Bank of America, ADP and Branch Bank & Trust Co. together lost $1.3 million as a result of the fraud.
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