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US indicts operators of 'dark web' selling heroin, guns, other illegal goods
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US indicts operators of 'dark web' selling heroin, guns, other illegal goods

The case is being called "single most significant law enforcement disruption of the Darknet to date."

Microsoft turns to Linux for improving security of internet-connected computing devices
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Microsoft turns to Linux for improving security of internet-connected computing devices

Microsoft once deemed the free, open-source Linux system as a threat to its intellectual property, but has changed its approach in recent years.

A forum on DarkNet is selling data stolen from over 6,000 Indian businesses including ISPs: QuickHeal
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A forum on DarkNet is selling data stolen from over 6,000 Indian businesses including ISPs: QuickHeal

An advertisement on DarkNet forum claims to have access to data of over 6,000 Indian businesses that include ISPs, some of the government organisations.

The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017
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The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017

According to the global Internet security firm Verisign, the average attack peak size also decreased by 81 percent in the quarter.

Personal details of 143 million US consumers accessed by hackers from US credit score firm Equifax
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Personal details of 143 million US consumers accessed by hackers from US credit score firm Equifax

Equifax Inc said that personal details of as many as 143 million US consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July.

FBI has issued a warning to parents about privacy and safety risks from internet-connected toys
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FBI has issued a warning to parents about privacy and safety risks from internet-connected toys

The FBI said that such toys may contain parts or capabilities that may disclose personal information.

Quantum communication devices brings 'complete privacy' dilemma to fore
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Quantum communication devices brings 'complete privacy' dilemma to fore

Quantum communication devices being explored by Indian firm Srei Infrastructure Finance to protect information.

Ex-Mozilla Firefox developer says anti-virus software does more harm than good
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Ex-Mozilla Firefox developer says anti-virus software does more harm than good

Bugs in anti-virus software open up additional vector attacks and anti-virus software developers in general do not follow standard security practices.

Suspected Chinese hacker group targets Southeast Asia, India: Report
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Suspected Chinese hacker group targets Southeast Asia, India: Report

Hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India uninterrupted for a decade, researchers at internet security company FireEye Inc said.

Here are 10 internet security predictions for 2015: Symantec
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Here are 10 internet security predictions for 2015: Symantec

Mobile devices will continue to become a target for cyber attackers especially when mobile devices store up a trove of personal and confidential information and are left switched on all the time, making them the perfect targets for attackers.

Google issues fix for bug that could have revealed every Gmail user's address
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Google issues fix for bug that could have revealed every Gmail user's address

A major bug in Google's Gmail service that would have exposed every Gmail id in the world has been discovered by a security researcher based in Israel.