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CERT warns DSL router users of vulnerability

CERT warns DSL router users of vulnerability

CERT issued a warning on Tuesday over a vulnerability in DSL routers that all contained the same hard-coded credentials.

German intelligence agency delivers data to NSA in exchange for software use

German intelligence agency delivers data to NSA in exchange for software use

In exchange for the use of the NSA's XKeyscore software, Germany's intelligence agency gives information on its targets to the U.S. agency.

Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Automakers are banding together to help guard against and mitigate a new breed of cyberattack targeting on-board computer systems.

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Jing Zeng, a former Machine Zone exec was arrested on charges of stealing trade secrets while boarding a plane to China.

Windows 10 now on more than 70 million devices

Microsoft's VP of Marketing for Windows and Devices, Yusuf Mehdi, gave his Twitter followers updates on the new OS earlier this week.

LA man faces more than 150 charges for child porn

LA man faces more than 150 charges for child porn

Cesar Mauricio Estrada-Davila, of Los Angeles, faces 150 charges relating to extorting young girls for naked photos.

Dropbox phishing scam uses compromised Wordpress site

Dropbox phishing scam uses compromised Wordpress site

Dropbox users may be the target of a new phishing scam that utilizes a compromised Wordpress site, according to a post by Dr. Johannes B. Ullrich on the SANS Internet Storm Center InfoSec Community Forums.

Researcher claims AT&T injecting ads into free Wi-Fi hotspot connections

Researcher claims AT&T injecting ads into free Wi-Fi hotspot connections

Researcher Jonathan Mayer documented AT&T injecting ads over HTTP connections on its free Wi-Fi hotspot.

FireEye intern pleads guilty in Darkode case

FireEye intern pleads guilty in Darkode case

Malware author Morgan Culbertson pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a Pittsburgh federal court.

'Spam King' pleads guilty to sending more than 27M Facebook messages

'Spam King' pleads guilty to sending more than 27M Facebook messages

A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million Facebook messages in a massive spam campaign.

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