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Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?
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Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?

On top of that, home networks — such as the Wi-Fi routers that residents set up — can be finicky.

Phishing, keyloggers and data breaches are the three biggest security threats: Google study
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Phishing, keyloggers and data breaches are the three biggest security threats: Google study

The tech giant applied the insights to its existing protections and secured 67 million Google accounts before they were abused.

Google launches $1,000 bug bounty program for finding security flaws in Android apps
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Google launches $1,000 bug bounty program for finding security flaws in Android apps

All Google's apps are included and developers of popular Android apps are invited to opt-in to the programme being run in partnership with HackerOne.

Hacking group APT33 are likely to have worked with the Iranian government: FireEye
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Hacking group APT33 are likely to have worked with the Iranian government: FireEye

APT33's targeting of organisations aligns with nation-state interests, implying that the threat actor is most likely government sponsored.

India moving towards a less cash economy has increased exposure to cybersecurity risks: Study
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India moving towards a less cash economy has increased exposure to cybersecurity risks: Study

The joint study by Assocham and PwC said that an ATM card hack hit the Indian banks in October last year, affecting around 3.2 million debit cards.

G7 plans to set cyber-security guidelines for the increased security of global financial networks
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G7 plans to set cyber-security guidelines for the increased security of global financial networks

The Group of Seven industrial powers on Tuesday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers.

New malware demands $300 ransom after encrypting victims' files
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New malware demands $300 ransom after encrypting victims' files

Computer security firm Quick Heal has revealed that it has found a new malware that is afflicting quite a few computers...

Bradley Manning verdict could test US notion of aiding enemy
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Bradley Manning verdict could test US notion of aiding enemy

Prosecutors have tried to prove Manning had "a general evil intent" and knew the classified material would be seen by al-Qaida. Legal experts said an aiding-the- enemy conviction could set a precedent because Manning did not give the classified material to them.

What will be the fallout from the Manning-WikiLeaks case?
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What will be the fallout from the Manning-WikiLeaks case?

Tuesday's verdict means Pfc. Bradley Manning could face 20 years to life in prison for the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history. Here is some other fallout from the case

How ATM thefts have put India's IT services under scanner again
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How ATM thefts have put India's IT services under scanner again

A breach of security at two payment card processing companies in India that led to heists at cash machines around the world has reopened questions on the risks of outsourcing sensitive financial services to the country.

McAfee announces four new Data Center Security Suites
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McAfee announces four new Data Center Security Suites

McAfee has announced four new Data Center Security Suites to help secure servers and databases in the data center.  The suites offer a combination of...

McAfee announces compatibility with Windows 8, Windows Sever 2012
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McAfee announces compatibility with Windows 8, Windows Sever 2012

McAfee has announced that McAfee consumer and enterprise security products support Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8...

LinkedIn handling of password breach angers users
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LinkedIn handling of password breach angers users

Several days after news of the theft of the passwords emerged, the site with more than 160 million members still says it has yet to determine the full extent of the breach.

LinkedIn handling of password breach angers users
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LinkedIn handling of password breach angers users

Several days after news of the theft of the passwords emerged, the site with more than 160 million members still says it has yet to determine the full extent of the breach.

Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?
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Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?

The Obama administration is warning American businesses about Flame computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons.

Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?
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Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?

The Obama administration is warning American businesses about Flame computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons.

China detains four for hacking fraud
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China detains four for hacking fraud

China has detained four people and punished eight others for fabricating a massive leak of online personal data by hackers over the past month, the country's Internet watchdog said.

China detains four for hacking fraud
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China detains four for hacking fraud

China has detained four people and punished eight others for fabricating a massive leak of online personal data by hackers over the past month, the country's Internet watchdog said.

Growing cyber-attacks increase tension between West and China
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Growing cyber-attacks increase tension between West and China

At an international cyber-security conference in London, United Kingdom put China and Russia on notice over their use of cyber-attacks. The increasing use of such attacks is raising tensions online and in the real world.