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Applock riddled with security holes, researcher claims

A researcher claims the app locker not only doesn't encrypt user data -- but hides them where attackers can root them out.

Webroot launches IoT toolkit to protect connected home devices

A new layer of defence for protecting connected home devices against cyberattack has been created through Webroot's IoT tools.

Avast, Qualcomm tag team to protect devices at the kernel level

The companies are working at the hardware level to protect mobile devices from malware and zero-day threats.

Modular CoreBot poses severe threat to data protection, privacy

The bolt-on malware highlights the evolution of malicious software designed to infiltrate systems and steal sensitive data.

Samsung connected home fridge becomes weapon in MITM attacks

It is no longer only PCs and mobile devices which may harbor an attack designed to steal your data -- could your fridge be next?

US plans 'unprecedented' sanctions against China over hacks

Sanctions -- should they go ahead -- could land as early as mid-September.

Ashley Madison CEO steps down after hack, data breach

Existing members of senior management will now run the remains of the company.

UK arrests teens for using Lizard Squad rent-a-DDoS service

The NCA has arrested six young people for allegedly buying into the hacktivist groups' Lizard Stresser tool.

BitTorrent patches reflective DDoS attack security vulnerability

A vulnerability which could divert traffic to launch cyberattacks has been mitigated two weeks after public disclosure.

Zero Day Weekly: IBM says block Tor, Google undermines ATS, much ado about Windows 10

Notable security news items for the week ending August 28, 2015. Covers enterprise, application and mobile security, reports and more.

Adobe issues hotfix patch for ColdFusion vulnerability

The XXE security flaw could result in user information leaks and theft.

Underground marketplace Agora closes its doors

Security concerns have prompted one of the Dark Web's largest marketplaces to close its doors -- at least for now.

Ashley Madison hack: How much user data did 'Paid delete' function obliterate?

Ashley Madison has insisted the site's $19 paid delete feature removed all account information, but a new report suggests otherwise.

Apple iOS flaw Ins0mnia hides malicious apps which run forever

The security vulnerability allows malicious apps to run in the background with no timeout.

This is the worst password from the Ashley Madison hack

After cracking 4,000 passwords, one decrypted password floated to the top of the list. And it's not for the first time.

GitHub combats DDoS cyberattack

The code repository has mitigated a new DDoS attack following a crippling salvo experienced in March.

Symantec protects IoT devices against zero-day cyberattacks

The firm's new critical system protection portfolio is specifically designed for Internet of Things devices.

Security flaws exposed in Dolphin, Mercury mobile browsers

Vulnerabilities exist in the Android mobile browsers which could allow for remote code execution or arbitrary read/write access.

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