After meeting with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Chinese officials put a hold on restrictions that would require tech companies to provide code and comply with audits.
Symantec researchers wrote in a Monday blog post that the malware is being used to target energy sector companies, primarily in the Middle East.
In a recent survey, most, but not all, security professionals said they'd refuse to negotiate with cybercriminals.
In five class action suits, Premera customers accuse the insurance provider of negligence.
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