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Check Point discloses vulnerability in eBay's Magneto platform

Check Point discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability could have allowed attackers to compromise nearly eBay shops running on the company's Magneto platform.

Raytheon to acquire Websense in $1.9 billion deal

Raytheon Company will acquire Websense later this year in a $1.9 billion deal with Vista Equity Partners.

IBM launches free collaborative threat-sharing platform

IBM launched a cyber threat intelligence sharing platform on Thursday that the company is billing as a social media network for security analysts.

Former IT manager faces seven charges in federal indictment

An Illinois IT manager was federally indicted for launching a cyber attack against his former employer.

China suspends tech requirements that drew global concern

Chinese regulators have suspended rules that heavily policed foreign technology, after backlash from its own banks.

AirDroid vulnerability would let attackers take over Android phones

A serious vulnerability has been found in Android's AirDroid application that could allow unauthorized remote access to the user's phone

Github publishes first transparency report

Github released its first transparency report earlier this week and disclosed the 10 requests it received for user data.

Dropbox launches bug bounty program

Dropbox launched its bug bounty program on Wednesday through HackerOne.

Resolution1 lays off global marketing team, focuses on customers, R&D

After splitting from AccessData in 2014, the security start-up has decided to restructure to focus on customers and product development.

PCI SSC releases version 3.1, eschews SSL, early TLS

PCI SSC releases version 3.1, eschews SSL, early TLS

Organizations have 14 months to comply with PCI SSC Version 3.1, which addresses vulnerabilities in SSL and early TLS.

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