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Singaporean karaoke bar members' info compromised

K Box was targeted in an attack that was supposed to express unhappiness over a toll fare hike.

Analysts spot 'Critolock,' ransomware claims to be CryptoLocker

Trend Micro noted several differences between Critolock and CryptoLocker, however.

Apple implements two-factor authentication

The company followed through on its promise to up iCloud security by implementing two-factor authentication earlier this week.

C&K apologizes for unauthorized access that led to Goodwill breach

A web hosting service apologized for intermittent unauthorized access of its hosted environment over 18 months that led to the Goodwill breach.

Adobe makes delayed updates for Reader, Acrobat available

The Reader and Acrobat fixes were delayed a week due to issues found during testing.

Nigerian police search for ringleader in major bank heist

The suspect, Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, conspired with others to hack bank systems and divert 6.28 billion Naira to mule accounts.

Congressman asks Issa for hearing on CHS breach

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked for a hearing to investigate the CHS breach.

Google reveals 150 percent jump in gov't requests for user data

Google indicated in its most recent transparency report that it also saw a 15 percent jump in government requests for user data since the end of last year.

Researcher discovers flaw in Amazon Kindle Library

A security expert discovered a vulnerability in Amazon's Kindle Library that could lead to cross-site scripting attacks and account compromises.

JPMorgan Chase might struggle to patch vulnerabilities quickly enough

This summer's attack on the bank's network might have helped hackers detect subtle vulnerabilities they could exploit in the future.

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