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Critical OpenSSL 'Heartbleed' bug puts encrypted communications at risk

Administrators are advised to patch and revoke old private keys

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Reading List: Inactivation lock, iAds for the masses, a penny earned

An iOS 7 bug could interfere with Activation Lock, iAds are now open to all and sundry, and Apple announces its next quarterly conference call.

Fake Tor app has been sitting in Apple's App Store for months, Tor Project says

Apple has not removed the fake app so far despite being notified in December, Tor developers say

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EA Games site hacked to steal Apple IDs

The attackers sought credentials and other personal information through a phishing scheme, researchers said

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Phishing campaign targets Google Docs, Drive users

A fake login page looks legitimate since it is served up by Google over SSL, Symantec said

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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ComiXology realizes it was hacked, requires password reset for all users

Digital comic service says usernames, e-mails and passwords were stolen.

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Protecting your iCloud keychain from snooping

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Frequent Macworld contributor Rich Mogull has pored over Apple's recently released security documents and summarized the impressive safeguards that go into the company's keychain syncing service and how to secure it even further.

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Five things you should know about iOS security

Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.

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Know where your mobile data is going? Some apps can tell you

Tools to secure mobile devices for personal and business use debuted at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.

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Know where your mobile data is going? A new app can tell you

Tools to secure mobile devices for personal and business use debuted at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.

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Deploying Apple devices in business and schools just got easier

Apple's also published a document that details how several security systems in iOS work, and been deemed the most admired company in the world for a seventh straight time.

Another cybersecurity gap: Filling jobs

Security experts weigh in on the shortage of cybersecurity workers and what can be done to close the skills gap.

OS X 10.9.2 arrives to fix SSL vulnerability, Mail problems, and more

The fix for the much discussed SSL flaw in OS X is in, thanks to 10.9.2. And in case that's not enough, there are fixes for Mail and new features for FaceTime and iMessage.

New iOS flaw allows malicious apps to record touch screen presses

The captured touch screen data could be used to reconstruct what users typed