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Trusteer Warns of Malware Targeting Hotel POS Systems

April 18, 2012
The Trojan is being sold on underground forums for $280.
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Symantec Reports Gradual Decline in Flashback Infections

April 18, 2012
The security firm says the number of infected computers is now down to 140,000.
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Researchers Warn of Malware in Fake Instagram App for Android

April 18, 2012
The malicious apps are being offered on Web sites that mimic the official Instagram site.
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Accused Utah Police Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

April 17, 2012
John Anthony Borell III faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
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New Windows Ransomware Found

April 17, 2012
The new variant stops the operating system from loading until a ransom is paid.
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FBI Used Metadata to Catch CabinCr3w Hacker

April 17, 2012
Higino O. Ochoa III posted a photo without purging the metadata -- which included the GPS location where the pic was taken.
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Trend Micro Names BlackBerry 7 Most Enterprise-Ready Mobile OS

April 17, 2012
The operating system scored well for its security, authentication, device wipe functionality, firewall and virtualization.
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Texas A&M University Acknowledges Data Breach

April 17, 2012
Personal information on almost 4,000 former students was mistakenly attached to an e-mail.
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Android Trojan found on Google Play

April 16, 2012
McAfee says the malware has already been downloaded by at least 70,000 users.
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Anti-Abortion Hacker Gets 32 Months in Jail

April 16, 2012
James Jeffery accessed the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of approximately 10,000 women.
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New Sabpab Mac Malware Found

April 16, 2012
The Trojan doesn't require any user interaction to infect a victim's machine.
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Survey Finds Steady Increase in Healthcare Data Breaches

April 16, 2012
A recent study found that 27 percent of respondents reported at least one security breach in the past 12 months.
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Mozilla Enhances Plug-in Control in Firefox

April 16, 2012
Software engineer Jared Wein says the aim is to improve security, reduce memory usage, and open up the Web.
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Apple Releases Flashback Malware Removal Tool

April 13, 2012
The latest Mac OS X Lion update also disables the automatic execution of Java applets.
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Boeing Plans High-Security Android Smartphone

April 13, 2012
The company says it's nearing the end of the development cycle and plans to launch the phone in late 2012.
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Accused TeaMp0isoN Hackers Arrested Over Scotland Yard Attack

April 13, 2012
The two teenagers were arrested by members of the UK's Police Central e-Crime Unit.
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Report: Stuxnet Malware Was Planted by Iranian Double Agent

April 13, 2012
Intelligence sources say the virus was planted at the Natanz nuclear facility using a memory stick.
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Study Warns of Security Flaws in Open Source Components

April 13, 2012
More than 80 percent of enterprise software applications built in-house use open source components that may contain vulnerabilities.
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HP Warns of ProCurve Switches with Malware-Laden Flash Cards

April 12, 2012
The company says  HP 5400 zl series switches purchased after April 30, 2011 may be affected.
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