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Woman charged with using spyware on former cop

Kristin Nyunt of Monterey, Calif., is charged with two counts of illegal wiretapping and possession of illegal interception devices and faces a sentence of up to five years in prison.

Google implements Security Key two-factor authentication

Security Key plugs into a user's USB port and can now be used as a primary method for account login verification.

Cisco supply chain CSO talks cradle to grave security

Edna Conway, Cisco's global supply chain CSO, spoke at SC Congress NY with a panel of experts.

Apple Pay and wearable technology could pose next threats, experts say

Experts at SC Congress New York discussed the future of threats during the "Tomorrow's Threats" panel.

Study: Canada C-Suite execs say companies prepared for threats

A survey of Canadian business execs found that just over a quarter had experienced a cyber attack.

PHP vulnerabilities patched

Developers patched multiple vulnerabilities in PHP that would have allowed remote code execution.

Cisco announces winners of Security Grand Challenge

Cisco unveiled the winners of three Security Grand Challenges and announced a fourth challenge, aimed at women.

Vulnerabilities addressed in Apple TV 7.0.1, iOS 8.1 updates

The iOS 8.1 update comes with a fix to a vulnerability known as POODLE, which can enable an attacker to decrypt data protected by SSL.

Progress on national breach notification law may stall

A bill, which would require a national reporting standard, has failed to make it before the Senate or House this year.

Apple OS X Yosemite contains bug fixes, Security Update also released

Apple OS X Yosemite includes fixes for more than 40 vulnerabilities, including POODLE and Shellshock.

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