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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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Android Malware Poses as Angry Birds Space App

April 12, 2012
The Trojan connects to a remote Web site to download and install additional malware on the victim's device.
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Apple Enhances Account Security

April 12, 2012
Some users are being required to select and answer three security questions before purchasing apps.
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Samba Update Patches Security Flaw

April 12, 2012
The updates patch a vulnerability that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
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Apple to Release Flashback Malware Detection, Removal Tool

April 11, 2012
The company hasn't yet said when it expects the tool to be made available.
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Android Apps Can Access Key Data Regardless of Permissions

April 11, 2012
Researcher Paul Brodeur created a proof of concept app that was able to access system information, along with data on the device's SD card.
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Surge in DDoS Attacks on Financial Services Firms

April 11, 2012
Prolexic says it mitigated more attack traffic in the first quarter of 2012 than it did in all of 2011.
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Adobe Releases Security Updates for Reader, Acrobat

April 11, 2012
The updates patch four vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code execution.
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Anonymous Hackers Hit USTelecom, TechAmerica

April 10, 2012
The attacks were launched in protest of the organizations' support for CISPA.
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New Zeus Malware Variant Targets Ceridian Payroll Services

April 10, 2012
The malware is designed to steal Ceridian users' IDs, passwords, company numbers and image-based authentication icons.
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Smart Meter Hacks Cost a Single Utility $400 Million a Year

April 10, 2012
Brian Krebs reports that hackers are charging between $300 and $3,000 to modify a meter.
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