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Yikes: a computer worm that targets the energy industry
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How an Android app could transmit your personal data without any permissions
LulzSec hackers sentenced to between one and three years in prison by UK court

Hacker 'Weev' gets 41 months for exploiting AT&T vulnerability, exposing iPad records to publication

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Andrew ‘weev’ Auernheimer was sentenced today for his role in the 2010 ‘hack’ of AT&T’s iPad database in which he and an accomplice brute forced a weakness in AT&T’s network to gain access to the names and other details of iPad owners on AT&T’s network. His security group, ‘Goatse’ (don’t Google...
Hacker 'Weev' gets 41 months for exploiting AT&T vulnerability, exposing iPad records to publication

Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S

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Microsoft co-founder reveals 3% of security group which was criticised for chaotic Olympics performanceBill Gates has bought a £110m stake in G4S, the security company trying to rebuild its reputation following its chaotic performance during the London 2012 Olympics.Representatives of the Microsoft co-founder's charity, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S

British government disputes reports that it rejected BlackBerry 10 for security reasons

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A British government security group said Wednesday said it hasn't yet evaluated the security of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10....
British government disputes reports that it rejected BlackBerry 10 for security reasons
BlackBerry 10 isn't secure enough for the British government
Cisco buys Virtuata to beef up VM security

Symantec changes their mind on Android malware

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Not one week after the security group known as Symantec announced that they’d discovered the largest malware attack in the history of Android planted firmly in the guts of the official market, they’ve announced that there is no such infection. In fact, the malware the group said it’d found, Android.Counterclank,...
Symantec changes their mind on Android malware

New AWS Premium Support Features: Third-Party Software Support and AWS Trusted Advisor

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We have added two new benefits to the Gold and Platinum levels of AWS Premium Support. The following features are now in beta testing: We now offer third-party support for popular operating systems running on Amazon EC2. We also support a number of pieces of system software. The AWS Trusted...
New AWS Premium Support Features: Third-Party Software Support and AWS Trusted Advisor

Who Are These UGNazi Kiddie Hackers?

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A group of malicious hackers calling themselves UGNazi claims it took down Twitter late last week for about 40 minutes. Despite reports confirming the attack, Twitter denied that UGNazi was responsible for the outage, calling it a “cascading bug.” Who is UGNazi? When it comes to tracking the “hacktivist” types,...
Who Are These UGNazi Kiddie Hackers?

BlackBerry software rejected by government

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Computer Experts Security Group rejects BB10 software in new Z10 handset, dealing blow to Canadian firm in key marketBlackBerry's new BB10 software has been rejected by the British government as not secure enough for essential work, the Guardian can reveal.The news is a blow to hopes that the new operating...
BlackBerry software rejected by government
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'No permissions' Android apps still pose mild security risk

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Android apps that do not ask users for any permissions may still bring a modest security threat, according to Leviathan Security Group researcher Paul Brodeur. A proof-of-concept test reportedly revealed that 'No Permissions' apps still have limited access to the SD card, device identification data and files stored by other...
'No permissions' Android apps still pose mild security risk

Botnet fraud costs display advertisers $6m a month, security researchers say

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'Chameleon' botnet falsely views billions of pages and adverts on about 200 sites owned by a small group of publishersSecurity researchers have discovered a botnet they have dubbed "Chameleon" which they calculate is costing display advertisers around $6m (£3.9m) per month by falsely viewing billions of pages and adverts on...
Botnet fraud costs display advertisers $6m a month, security researchers say
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