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Superman soars above fellow superheroes as most toxic search term

A McAfee study found that searches pertaining to Superman exposed users to the most infected websites.

Black Hat talk on Tor weaknesses canceled

Black Hat organizers say legal counsel for the Software Engineering Institute and Carnegie Mellon University nixed the session.

$4 billion breach suit against Sutter Health dismissed

The ruling comes nearly three years after a computer theft occurred at the organization.

More charged for roles in three separate Android app piracy groups

Indictments unsealed in the Northern District of Georgia on Monday charge members of three separate Android app piracy groups.

Angler Exploit Kit delivers Tor-using Critroni ransomware

The command-and-control for a new ransomware identified by Microsoft as Critroni is hidden on the Tor network.

Goodwill investigates compromise of credit, debit card info

Credit card and debit card data may have been compromised at several Goodwill locations around the country.

Siemens industrial products impacted by four OpenSSL vulnerabilities

The vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely, and fairly easily, by an attacker to hijack sessions and crash the web server of the product.

Pair jailed for Apple-themed phishing scams, racket supported criminal transport

A man and a woman were sentenced to 14 years for conspiring to steal money in a phishing scheme that was then used to transport criminals into the U.K.

On Facebook, fake video of disrobing woman leads to malware

Shortened URLs on Facebook, leading to a risqué webcam video, are actually being used to spread malware.

Apple to use TLS encryption for iCloud email, other providers

Apple just recently began encrypting its user iCloud messages that are sent to third-party providers.

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