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Adobe and Microsoft Updates, Plus Maybe Oracle

Adobe and Microsoft released updates yesterday, as is customary on Tuesdays. Here's what's included.

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Tags: Microsoft, Adobe, Flash, Update, Java, Oracle

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China Reading Obama Administration's Emails

Cyberspies from China have had access to a number of top Obama administration officials' emails since at least 2010. The attack has been called Dancing Panda or Legion Amethyst.

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Tags: Hack, China

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Stealing Fingerprints from HTC Phones

Biometrics are generally thought to be very secure, which is why many phones now let you use your fingerprints to authorize things from unlocking phones to making purchases. Researchers have found, however, that it's pretty easy to get that information from the HTC One Max.

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Tags: Android, Biometrics, Fingerprints

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#Hacked

A hacked computer can lead to a lot of problems.

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Tags: Ransomware, Spam, Malware, Hack, DDOS, Phishing

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$46.7 Million Stolen from Tech Firm

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. disclosed to the SEC in a quarterly financial report that they had discovered they had been a victim of a cybercrime costing $46.7 million.

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Tags: Scam, CEO Fraud, Ubiquiti

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"Business Club" Hacker Group Stole $100 Million

A couple recent reports give a behind-the-scenes look at a cybercrime gang that ripped off businesses to the tune of over $100 million while messing around with espionage and working closely with the Chinese government.

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Tags: Hack, China, Russia, ZeuS, Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, Slavik, Business Club,

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Nobody Cares About Your Privacy

Governments want to know what you're doing and corporations want to know how to market to you. If none of the big dogs cares about your privacy, who will champion online privacy for the masses?

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Tags: Privacy

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