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TorrentLocker developers patch error

Victims had been able to restore encrypted files without paying a ransom.

Home Depot: breach risks 56M payment cards, 'unique' malware used

Home Depot confirmed that approximately 56 million payment cards may have been compromised as result of a malware attack.

eBay addresses XSS issue affecting auction page visitors

Due to the flaw, iPhone bidders were vulnerable to being redirected to a phishing page.

Apple cannot comply with search warrants on iOS 8 devices

The new operating system protects the device's personal information with a passcode that Apple will not be able to bypass.

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.

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