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?OPM makes new promises to protect hacked employees

The Office of Personnel Management's first effort to protect workers was a flop. Now that we know 22-million personnel records were revealed they have a new plan.

Zero Day Weekly: Hacking Team, Lizard Squad, OpenSSL patch, OPM director won't resign

Notable security news items for the week ending July 10, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.

After second hack, OPM confirms more than 25 million affected

Biometric data and social security information was taken, the federal vetting agency confirmed.

How to take over the accounts of UK politicians using public Wi-Fi hacks

The results of an experiment using public Wi-Fi against politicians was, as one victim said, "horrifying."

Mozilla patches critical bugs in fresh Firefox update

The latest update to the browser fixes a number of critical and high-risk vulnerabilities.

Avast acquires mobile virtualization firm Remotium

The deal allows Avast to extend itself further beyond the consumer market.

Why are we still talking about backdoors in encryption? No, really

FBI's director says he's not a "maniac" about encryption. The experts disagree.

These are the hackers that hit Apple, Facebook, and Twitter

The cybercrime group targeted major companies to sell high-level corporate data.

Adobe tackles Hacking Team zero-day vulnerability

The security flaw affects every version of Flash Player and remained undetected until the catastrophic Hacking Team data breach.

Hacking Team: We won't 'shrivel up and go away' after cyberattack

In an interview, a Hacking Team executive discusses both the devastating hack and the firm's future.

Unpatched Flash exploits unveiled in Hacking Team data dump

One of the vulnerabilities was described by Hacking Team as one of the "most beautiful Flash bug for the last four years."

Hacking Team used shockingly bad passwords

It may have contributed to the company network's downfall.

Automakers need to make security 'part of the conversation'

In a Q&A with ZDNet, Managing Consultant at Capgemini Magnus Gerisch explains why automakers need to speed up in security efforts.

Hacking Team data theft culprit exposed

A hacker has come forward to take responsibility for the explosive Hacking Team data breach.

T-Mobile quietly reveals how many government data demands it gets

The cellular giant becomes the latest (and the last major telco) to issue a transparency report, albeit without fanfare and before a major US holiday.

Here's how the NSA spied on UN leaders and targeted DDoS attackers

XKeyscore runs on Linux-based servers across 150 field sites scattered across the globe.

Hacking Team breach: A 400GB corporate data dump and online mockery

The wholesale sacking of the spyware firm's systems was bad enough before employees underwent a public meltdown.

UK home secretary named "internet villain" for surveillance power push

The UK government minister was criticized for trying to expand domestic surveillance without consulting industry partners.

Hacking Team hit by breach; leak suggests it sold spyware to oppressive regimes

The elusive Italian spyware and hacking tool provider -- particularly for law enforcement -- had its corporate insides revealed over the weekend.

Zero Day Weekly: Plex ransomed, FBI on California cable-cutting, MasterCard's selfie passwords, BitStamp breach

A collection of notable security news items for the week ending July 3, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.

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