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WhatsApp to encrypt data for millions

WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, has begun encrypting all its data by default.

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AP

Shut down webcam spying site - Britain

A website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world should be taken down immediately, British officials said.

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AP

How hackers are taking over smartphones

Mobile security firm Lookout warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software.

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WhatsApp to encrypt data for millions
November 21 2014 at 13:35

WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, has begun encrypting all its data by default.

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Shut down webcam spying site - Britain
November 21 2014 at 08:35

A website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world should be taken down immediately, British officials said.

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How hackers are taking over smartphones
November 20 2014 at 09:05

Mobile security firm Lookout warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software.

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US State Department network shut down
November 18 2014 at 09:16

If hacked, the State Department would be the latest in a series of government agencies to face cyber security breaches.

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iOS bug has potential to steal data
November 14 2014 at 09:18

The network security company FireEye disclosed the vulnerability behind the Masque Attack earlier this week.

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Microsoft patches 20-year crack in Windows
November 13 2014 at 09:51

The vulnerability, disclosed by IBM security researchers, has been in every Windows operating system since 1995.

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‘Hackers could trick way into Apple gadgets’
November 11 2014 at 10:37

A cybersecurity firm says hackers could trick owners of Apple gadgets into installing apps that steal information.

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US warns malware targets energy systems
November 7 2014 at 13:40

The Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert about a malware campaign that targets industrial control systems across the US.

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New malware infects iPhones via Macs
November 7 2014 at 09:53

Although hackers have been able to target 'jailbroken' iPhones, this new threat appears to pose a threat to devices that have not been modified.

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Swiping a fortune with contactless cards
November 6 2014 at 09:48

Contactless debit cards could be manipulated to transfer thousands into a scammer's account, experts say.

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