Jeremy KirkAustralia correspondent, IDG News Service

Apple's developer site overhaul continues following breach

Apple is incrementally restoring its developer systems following an intrusion last week the company said may have divulged personal information about registered users.

Alert! Study finds Internet users heed browser warnings

Security warnings displayed by Web browsers are far more effective at deterring risky Internet behavior than was previously believed, according to a new study.

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Popular home routers contain critical security vulnerabilities

Thirteen popular home and small office routers contain security problems that could allow a hacker to snoop or modify network traffic, according to new research.

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White House warns China to crack down on cyberattacks

A top U.S. official called on China to investigate and stop cyberattacks, which he said pose a growing threat to the countries' economic relationship.

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Twitter pulls plug on TweetDeck for Android, iPhone

Twitter will end support for TweetDeck on the iPhone and Android in order to focus solely on browser-based versions for those platforms. And it is also apparently dumping Facebook.

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NBC.com hacked to serve up banking malware

NBC said it was working to clear up the issues, which also affected some of its other websites.

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iPhone hackers hint at progress towards iOS 6 jailbreak

Two iPhone hackers hinted they're making progress towards developing a new jailbreak for the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system.

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Apple fined in Beijing court over ebook sales

Apple was ordered by a Beijing court on Thursday to pay a total of 1.03 million yuan (US$165,000) for selling unlicensed e-books, according to a report by China's official Xinhua news agency.

Australian police warn against using Apple Maps application

Australian police are warning people not to rely on Apple's new mobile mapping application after several motorists ended up in a semi-arid national park where temperatures can reach 115F (46C) and there is no water supply.

Instagram vulnerability on iPhone allows for account takeover

A security researcher published on Friday another attack on Facebook's Instagram photo-sharing service that could allow a hacker to seize control of a victim's account.

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Apple asks court to add 6 more Samsung devices to patent suit

Apple is seeking to add six Samsung products in a patent infringement lawsuit between the electronic giants scheduled to start in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in March 2014.

AT&T iPad hacker plans to appeal felony conviction

A man who exposed a major privacy weakness that divulged email addresses of iPad users on AT&T's network plans to appeal his conviction on two felony charges.

Twitter now posts takedown messages for tweets that violate copyrights

Under a new policy, Twitter will leave a placeholder message when it removes content resulting from a complaint by a copyright holder.

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iPhone jailbreaking still legal in US, but don't meddle with an iPad

Modifying Apple's iPhone software to install applications not approved by Apple will still be legal under new exemptions to take effect on Sunday in the U.S., but illegal for an iPad and other tablets.

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iPhone users sue Apple for locking them into AT&T

A pair of iPhone customers are seeking class action status for their complaint against Apple, which they say violated antitrust law by locking customers into service with AT&T Mobility for several years.