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Weekend news review: September 1-5

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  • FBI, Apple investigate celebrity photo hacking incident

    Reports surfaced that iCloud vulnerabilities may have allowed hackers to obtain personal photos, including nude images, of over 100 celebrities. Read more

  • Home Depot investigates possible payment card breach

    Home Depot said on Tuesday that it is working with its banking partners and law enforcement to investigate a possible data breach. Read more

  • 'KorBanker' steals SMS messages, takes authentication codes in the process

    Android devices in Korea have primarily been impacted by the malware. Read more

  • Firefox 32 includes public key pinning, fixes critical vulnerabilities

    Mozilla enabled public key pinning support in Firefox 32 primarily as a way to defend against man-in-the-middle attacks. Read more

  • Goodwill announces breach, more than 800K payment cards compromised

    Goodwill confirmed that payment card data was accessed following a malware attack on a third-party vendor used in about 10 percent of its stores. Read more

  • DDoS attacks rally Linux servers

    A significant string of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) campaigns during the second quarter of 2014 were driven by Linux web servers. Read more

  • Microsoft plans four patches, one critical, for Patch Tuesday

    The sole critical patch this month will address remote code execution issues in Internet Explorer. Read more

  • Microsoft plans four patches, one critical, for Patch Tuesday

    The sole critical patch this month will address remote code execution issues in Internet Explorer. Read more

A celebrity nude photo scandal dominated the news this week. Apple denies that a vulnerability in its iCloud system let attackers steal the photos. Two major retailers might have suffered breaches this week: Home Depot and Goodwill. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.