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Obama criticizes Chinese cybersecurity regs

President Obama told Reuters that cybersecurity requirements proposed by China need to change if the country wants to do business with the U.S.

Google pulls default encryption from Android partner phones

Although Google said its Android Lollipop devices would have encryption enabled by default, some devices have shown up on the market without encryption.

Revenge porn site operators ordered to pay plaintiff $900,000

Last year, the operators of ugotposted[.]com were ordered to pay $385,000 in a default judgment.

Attempts made to access Toys"R"Us reward program profiles

Unnamed attackers attempted to gain access to some Toys"R"Us reward program profile in January, prompting the company to send email notifications and request users change their passwords.

Silent Circle to buy out Geeksphone, fully own Blackphone

On the heels of naming a new president and CEO, Silent Circle now assumes 100 percent ownership of Blackphone.

IE exploit added to Angler EK, beats MemProtect mitigation

Last year, Microsoft introduced MemoryProtection (MemProtect), which helps deflect attacks leveraging use-after-free vulnerabilities.

NEWS ALERT: Uber says info on 50K drivers exposed, files suit

The car service says a database was breached in May 2014 by an unauthorized third party.

NEWS ALERT: Hacktivists claim to have accessed files from private U.S.-based defense group

A group identifying itself as CyberBerkut claimed, in an email to SC Magazine, to have gained access to files on the mobile device of a Green Group official.

Madonna hacker indicted in Israeli court

An Israeli man was charged on four counts in a magistrate's court for hacking Madonna, stealing her unreleased music and selling it.

Reddit to donate money to EFF and Tor Project, among others

Reddit will donate 10 percent of its 2014 gross ad revenue to 10 charities chosen by Reddit users.

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