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Cyberthreat sharing must include strong privacy protections, advocates say

Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns

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'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions

Flaw in the GNU C Library can be exploited remotely for full control and should be patched as soon as possible, according to Qualys

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How to stick it to Craigslist scammers

Now for something completely different: Here's how to avoid getting scammed on Craigslist and have fun in the process

Adobe pushes critical Flash Player update to fix latest zero-day

Users with automatic updates enabled in Flash Player have already started receiving the new patch

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InfoWorld's 2015 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld picks the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

Adobe fixes just one of two actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Internet Explorer and Firefox users with Flash Player enabled remain at risk

Users get more control over data in latest Firefox browser beta

Users and website owners will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites

Attackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player

The exploit was included in the Angler exploit kit, a security researcher reported

Critical Java updates fix 19 vulnerabilities, disable SSL 3.0

Future Java 7 security patches will not be publicly available so users should migrate to Java 8

Oracle to fix 167 vulnerabilities, including serious backdoor-like flaw in E-Business Suite

The E-Business Suite vulnerability can give attackers complete control over databases that store sensitive business information

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Gap between perception and reality of cyber threats widened in 2015

There is a widening gap between what security executives believe to be true and the reality of cyber threats,

Email accounts exposed in Verizon My FiOS mobile app

Verizon has now fixed the flaw in the API of My FiOS, according to a software developer

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The best computer security advice you'll get

The world is awash in bad security advice that distracts from addressing the real threats. Here's what you really need to know

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Google's third zero-day disclosure: Holding Microsoft's feet to the fire

The Google engineer responsible for the latest revelation has won multiple Microsoft awards for finding security flaws

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7 security buzzwords that need to be put to rest

These 7 expressions have been abused for too long and need to be put out of their misery

Google nixes widespread malvertising attack

Webmasters were flummoxed when their sites redirected to fraudulent websites hawking products

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Good news, Java developers: Everyone wants you

IT jobs site Dice.com stays flush with Java employment opportunities; security and .Net skills are also in high demand

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