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US presidential candidate websites easy to hack, says report

"If our presidential candidates don't take security seriously, how can we expect anyone else to?" the report says.

Election 2016: US presidential candidate websites easy to hack

If America elected its next president based on the security of the candidate's website, neither Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump would win.

BlackBerry promises monthly Android patches; can override carriers for critical hotfixes

The monthly patches will land first with the company's debut Android-based phone.

New UK spy powers will force companies to remove encryption

But a big question mark hangs over the head of Apple, Google, and other foreign firms, on whether they will be forced to "remove any encryption" when demanded.

Mobile malware evolves: Adware now breaks and roots your phone

Adware is moving from nuisance to nasty with the discovery of over 20,000 Android apps which can root your phone, making it almost impossible to remove.

XcodeGhost iOS malware leaves China, strikes US enterprises

XcodeGhost, malware tailored for iOS applications, is back with a new twist.

Suspect number four arrested over TalkTalk hack granted bail

A fourth person arrested in connection to TalkTalk's data breach has been bailed.

JSocket: Android malware which hijacks your legitimate apps

AlienSpy reincarnated is back with a new set of tools designed to steal your data.

Why Avast won't show source code to the government, but others do

Antivirus and security firms that serve enterprise and government customers on occasion disclose their source code to acquire lucrative contracts.

Anti ad-block firm PageFair becomes cyberattack victim, distributes malware

Over 500 websites using the company's analytics software were compromised over the weekend and spewed out Trojans in order to infect Windows machines.

Q&A with Avast CEO: New products, China ban, and the Snowden effect

The Prague-based company has about one-third of the global consumer antivirus market, and yet one of its biggest revenue drivers is a free product.

Cisco Security Everywhere expands to protect shadow IT, cloud services

The firm's "security everywhere" strategy is being implemented with new solutions to improve network threat visibility.

'Dark mail' debut will open door for Lavabit's return, says Ladar Levison

The end-to-end encrypted protocol that secures email may land as soon as this month.

Hacking Team returns with encryption cracking tool pitch to customers

Hacking Team is recovering from a crippling cyberattack but is still keen to snare new clients with tools designed to break encryption methods.

Vodafone admits hack, customer bank details stolen

Almost two thousand Vodafone UK customers have been potentially left open to fraud and phishing attempts following the data breach.

Kaspersky announces death of CoinVault, Bitcryptor ransomware, releases all keys

Over 14,000 keys used to unlock files encrypted by CoinVault and Bitcryptor have been released, signaling the death of the ransomware variants.

Zero Day Weekly: Talk Talk faceplant, Google smacks Symantec, Joomla flaw, LifeLock deception settlement

Notable security news items for the week ending October 30, 2015. Covers enterprise, application and mobile security, reports and more.

Tor Project launches encrypted anonymous chat app to the public

The app gives users the chance to chat anonymously across Windows, Mac and Linux systems.

European Parliament votes to grant Snowden amnesty

Members of the house called the whistleblower a "human rights defender" in the non-legally binding vote.

Bit9 + Carbon Black join Facebook's ThreatExchange project

The endpoint security firm will be adding its own threat data to Facebook's project.

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