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Instagram iOS and Android apps vulnerable to session hijacking

Two researchers wrote about the Instagram app for iOS and Android is vulnerable to session hijacking because both send unsecured information through HTTP.

Report: Hackers stole data from Israeli defense firms

A report by Brian Krebs detailed the intrusions, which occurred between Oct. 2011 and Aug. 2012.

Neverquest trojan targets regional banks in Japan

Symantec researchers found a new variant of the banking trojan.

Accuvant taps Coca Cola CISO Guttmann as VP

Former Coca Cola CISO Renee Guttmann has joined Accuvant's Office of the CISO.

ICO fines U.K. travel firm £150,000 for 2012 breach

Data on more than one million credit and debit cards was pilfered in the 2012 breach of a system Think W3 Limited.

Firefox 32 feature could cut undetected malware downloads 'in half'

Mozilla plans to introduce a feature in Firefox 32 that, based on preliminary testing, could cut the amount of undetected malware downloads in half.

Study: Asian Android users at higher risk of malware exposure

Cheetah Mobile's new study showed that Asian Android users have a two to three times greater risk of downloading malware onto their devices.

Senator Leahy prepares bill to tackle NSA snooping

The bill is set to be introduced on Tuesday.

Malware used to compromise payment cards at Wendy's restaurant in Michigan

Customers who paid with credit and debit cards at a Wendy's in Michigan may have had their payment card compromised if they used it at the restaurant for about a month prior to July 15.

Report: Japan eyes law requiring security incident reporting

Bloomberg says the Japanese government is eyeing cyber security legislation to make companies 'fess up to security incidents impacting users.

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