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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The One Big Question About RSA and Its Relationship With the NSA

The first questions about a problematic encryption method arose in 2007, and for six years it appeared that RSA did nothing to address them.
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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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Lookout Warns App That Pays for Unused Text Messages Is a Big-Time Security Threat

The app, called Bazuc, proposes that users allow them to send text messages from their plan. In exchange, it offers to pay users a tenth of a penny for each message sent.
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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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CloudFlare Reveals $50 Million “Secret” Funding — From One Year Ago

The Web security and performance company anti-hypes its investment kitty.
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In Lawsuit, U.S. May Have to Prove Why It Needs Phone Records Collection Program

A judge challenges the government to prove that investigators have used it to fend off imminent terrorist attacks.
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Google Pulls Privacy Feature it Says Wasn’t Supposed to Be in Android in First Place

Google maintains that the unsupported feature can cause apps to crash.
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J.P. Morgan Warns of UCard Data Breach