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Candidates agree, disagree with Apple’s stance on national security … – 9 to 5 Mac (press release)

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Candidates agree, disagree with Apple's stance on national security ...
9 to 5 Mac (press release)
Last night, NBC held a Democratic presidential debate out of South Carolina, and once again, encryption and technology's role in national security were hot button issues during the debate. The NBC debate was co-run by YouTube and featured questions ...
Dem candidate O'Malley: Regardless of backdoors, warrant always neededArs Technica

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Huawei Renews Patent Cross License Agreement With Ericsson

Chinese telecom device maker Huawei has renewed its global patent cross license agreement with Ericsson. As a part of the …

Kiev airport goes dark after ‘BlackEnergy-linked’ power outage

No prizes for guessing who the prime suspect is

IT systems at Kiev's main airport were floored over the weekend, sparking a renewed warning from Ukraine's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) about further BlackEnergy malware-based attacks.…

LastPass’s password-shuffling rival Dashlane gets a makeover

Also learns a few new languages

Dashlane last week unveiled a cross-platform redesign and support for five new languages with a redesign of its password management tool.…

KeysForge will give you printable key blueprints using a photo of a lock

Smartphone photo of lock keyways enough to produce ready-to-print CAD drawings

32c3  Hackers have been gifted with an online web service that can produce blueprints for 3D printed keys from nothing more than a photograph of a lock.…

A+ Technology & Security Names Jorge Garcia as Director of New England Operations – Benzinga

A+ Technology & Security Names Jorge Garcia as Director of New England Operations
A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc. (A+ Technology), a systems integrator specializing in physical security, audio/visual, LED lighting and advanced IT solutions, has appointed Jorge Garcia as the company's first Director of New England Operations.

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LastPass in 2FA lock down after ‘fessing up to phishing attack

Password vault-plundering phishing bait lands on Github

Shmoocon  Cloud castle for passwords LastPass has introduced mandatory sign in requirements for all new devices after security researcher Sean Cassidy dropped code allowing criminals to plunder vaults with mirror-perfect phishing attacks.…

Freshly Funded U.S. Botnet Security Company Eyes Chinese Market

U.S.-based information security company Shape Security recently completed its fourth round financing of USD25 million, which will be reportedly used …

Updated Android malware steals voice two factor authentication

Unconditional call forwarding and silent mode means potent pwning.

Malware-makers are stepping up the assault on Android handsets and are now quietly redirecting phone calls to steal voice-based two factor authentication details.…

Zuck slapped down for privacy breaches in Germany again

Deutschland flak for Facebook's Friend Finder feature

The long-running dispute between Facebook and Germany's consumer watchdogs is all over, bar the shouting.…