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A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 20, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Superfish isn't just adware -- it can also be a nightmare for those who value their privacy.
The former NSA contractor turned whistleblower said during a Reddit question-and-answer session that the leaks have also improved security and encryption in Silicon Valley.
Lenovo is still smarting from the Superfish media storm, but CTO Peter Hortensius says the firm is working to fix its battered reputation.
FireEye's Mandiant M-Trends report says impersonation and social engineering are now key tactics used by cybercriminals targeting corporations.
A Wednesday press conference will aim to quell fears that the UK and US intelligence agencies have unfettered access to our mobile devices and phone calls.
China wants the encryption keys from U.S. technology companies as part of a counter-terrorism law. The draft law leaves U.S. tech giants with two options: Play ball or get out.
While Silent Circle's encrypted devices and services look tempting, there are now end-to-end encryption services on the market available without spending a cent.
The health insurance company said that millions of people who weren't enrolled in its services were affected by a hack earlier this year.
AdaptiveMobile has uncovered a new mobile malware campaign which uses phone contacts to spread.
The federal agency is cracking down on state-sponsored cyber-threat groups.
A critical security flaw in a plugin called WP-Slimstat is to blame.
CloudFlare has gone beyond offering free SSL to millions of websites and is now deploying a new level of encryption by default.
Europol and international law enforcement agencies have disrupted the activities of a botnet thought to have infected 3.2 million computers worldwide.
Facebook has doled out roughly $3 million since it launched the bug bounty program in 2011.
The search giant will let phone makers decide whether or not to enable encryption-by-default, saying it will be considered for "future" versions of Android.
The Cryptocat developer's new team aims to get easy file and message encryption into everyone's hands, which could give Gmail and Dropbox (and the NSA) a run for their money.
Could 'invisibility' glasses become the next trend in cities crawling with cameras and full of facial recognition technology?
China is backing away from US tech brands for state purchases as NSA revelations continue to make headlines in newspapers all around the world.
Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your new iPhone or iPad. Here are the important tweaks you need to protect your privacy.