Malware Attacks by Syrian Pro-Government Hackers Are on the Rise

The Syrian Electronic Army isn’t the only pro-Assad group using hacking attacks.
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Target Says PIN Numbers Among Data Stolen in Breach

They were still encrypted, the store says.
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Evernote CEO Phil Libin on Turning Loyal Users Into Paying Customers

In the second part of a Q&A, the company’s founder also talks about its security breach earlier this year, plans for an IPO and new data centers, and why good problems are worse than bad problems.
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Talk of an RSA Boycott Grows After Reports It Colluded With the NSA

A well-known security researcher says he won’t speak at next year’s RSA conference after reports allege that the company worked with the NSA to allow back doors into encryption products.
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People Are More Freaked Out by Hacking Than Tracking, Survey Finds

Of course, the computer industry is well served by seeing one the fears of its main business models pale in comparison to the threat of evil hackers.
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The Washington Post Is Hacked Again, and Again China Is Suspected

It’s the third time in as many years the paper’s systems have been breached.
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Chinese Hackers Used Fake Syrian News and Carla Bruni Pics to Attack Foreign Embassies

Another reason to be careful what you click.
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Siri Gets Serious, Microsoft Gets Its Mojo Back and Everything Gets Encrypted in 2014

Annual predictions for the year ahead in tech from analyst Mark Anderson.
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Microsoft Compares NSA to “Advanced Persistent Threat”

Microsoft’s top lawyer compared the National Security Agency to elite hackers, and said the technology giant will encrypt customer information traveling between its data centers, according to a company blog post published Wednesday night.

A New Worm Proves That the Internet of Things Is Vulnerable to Attack

Not worried about your Internet-connected toaster? Okay, how about your security camera?
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LinkedIn Calls Email Hacking Charges False