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Judge lifts stay but Microsoft won't hand over emails during appeal

A judge has lifted a suspension of a previous order compelling Microsoft to hand over customer emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Security foundation also warns of Netis router backdoor

Trend Micro first alerted the public to the backdoor affecting Netis and Netcore brand routers.

New international cybercrime unit, J-CAT, launches pilot program

The group will bring countries together to address major cyber security threats, including malware and botnets.

IEEE Computer Society shares top security design flaws

The group's Center for Secure Design released a report detailing how to avoid common design flaws.

FTC seeks public comment on adult verification company AgeCheq

Under the agency's COPPA ruling, website that collect personal information on its young users must receive parental consent before doing so.

Experts discover variant of BIFROSE backdoor in targeted attack

A variant of the BIFROSE backdoor which is more evasive than its predecessor has been discovered by experts.

Apple health app protocol bars developers from selling user info

Under its new protocol, app developers are prohibited from selling users' personal health information.

Data on 97K Bugzilla users posted online for about three months

During a migration of the testing server for test builds of Bugzilla software, data on about 97,000 Bugzilla users was inadvertently posted publicly online.

Chinese national had access to data on 5M Arizona drivers, possible breach goes undisclosed

Although Lizhong Fan left the U.S. in 2007, the agencies responsible for giving him access to Americans' personal information have yet to disclose the details of the case to the public.

At 10 years old, NetTraveler works much the same, few changes

Researchers at Kaspersky Labs analyzed the evolution, slight as it might be, of the NetTraveler toolkit.

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