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Mobile Device Management companies get more app control on iOS 7

Apple is providing MDM APIs that better allow vendors to 'take advantage of the operating system hooks to provide application-level security'

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Five new flaws found in the latest version of Java

This latest vulnerability report follows a week after the same company reported two other holes in Oracle's plug-in

Storify shows Facebook privacy more illusion than fact

Facebook passes the buck to users, but that is seen as an example of why privacy advocates want tougher restrictions on Facebook

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Verizon Wireless raises privacy ire over data collection

Verizon says data-gathering does not violate Wiretap Act because the data cannot be linked to a single customer, but advocates are crying foul.

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Apple plugs Java hole, shifts away from plug-in

By turning off Java by default, Apple is making customers choose whether to take the risk in using the troubled browser software

Second Java zero-day exploit uncovered

A second Java exploit has been discovered, leading experts to recommend users disable Java in their browsers if they don't need it.

Authorities down servers of third-largest spam botnet

"It's a dogfight between the research community and the bot herders," researcher says

In first, Apple issues Java update in sync with Oracle

Normally 'many, many months' behind, which left 650,000 Macs in lurch with Flashback infections and no fix available