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As federal agency reels from massive data breach, Chinese hackers blamed

The data breach, said to be one of the biggest in the federal government's history, affects around four million former and current civil servants.

US lawmaker: Next, we stop the NSA from weakening encryption

Encryption should stay strong, says one privacy-minded member of Congress.

Turn It On: How to enable two-factor authentication for over 100 websites

Want to increase the security of your accounts but unsure where to start? Begin with the Turn It On campaign.

F-Secure snaps up security consultation firm nSense

F-Secure says the deal will strengthen the company's expansion into the enterprise market.

In a post-Snowden world, can Huawei's P8 Lite smartphone win back US consumers?

What remains to be seen is whether the Chinese telecoms giant can shed its tarnished reputation and reinvent itself as a phone maker.

Hola VPN still riddled with security holes, researchers claim

The controversial VPN network has allegedly already been tapped for criminal means -- and security problems have by no means been resolved.

When stolen data turns up on the dark web, this tech can find it fast

The team says that its new technology could have helped prevent the recent data leak at the US government's tax department.

Big Data endpoint security firm CounterTack raises $15M in fresh funding round

The company's Sentinel platform uses behavioral analytics to monitor endpoint devices and protect corporate networks.

Lookout breaks into enterprise market with mobile security service

Lookout hopes the predictive analytics mobile security offering will push the company from the consumer market to the enterprise.

Symantec announces new cloud security offering, partners with Box

Symantec's new Data Loss Prevention 14 service aims to protect sensitive data stored in the cloud.

Faced with ban, tech giants stay silent over Russia censorship laws

Opinion: Facebook, Google, and Twitter are running out of time to come up with a plan to stay in Russia, amid a renewed crackdown on free speech.

Financial sector takes up to 176 days to patch security flaws

We might be better at detecting threats, but in two decades we have yet prove we can fix security flaws in a reasonable time.

Is Chrome flagging your bank's website for weak security?

Two major US banks -- HSBC, and Chase -- are "working on borrowed time" with their online banking security.

UK police make fresh demands for user data every 2 minutes

That accounts for roughly 670 requests per day for user's metadata, like who they call and when.

Facebook launches OpenPGP public profile key pilot

Facebook has once again turned to encryption in efforts to boost individual user privacy.

Mass vulnerabilities exposed in enterprise D-Link devices, home routers

Collectively, security researchers have exposed over 100 vulnerabilities in home routers and business products.

XSS flaw exposed in IBM Domino enterprise platform

A cross-site scripting vulnerability, allegedly ignored by IBM, has been revealed in the public domain.

Execs admit 'blind spots' hurt network security: report

The majority of C-level executives say it is impossible to protect what they cannot fully see or understand.

Zero Day Weekly: IRS blames Russia, a loose Moose, Megaupload malware

A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 29, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.

Hola: A free VPN with a side of botnet

The free Hola package operates by reselling the bandwidth of millions of Hola users -- resulting in a millions-strong botnet for sale.

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