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Adobe's source code was parked on hackers' unprotected server

A security expert discovered the massive breach of Adobe's network after the source code of numerous products, including the Web application development platform ColdFusion, sat parked on a hacker's unprotected Web server open to the Internet.

Facebook's new Graph Search features create phishing wonderland

Facebook has announced new changes to the way Graph Search discovers information, including the fact that status updates, photos, check-ins, and comments are now included in search results. This new stream of information offers criminals developing phishing campaigns all-new attack surfaces to exploit.

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Adobe reports massive security breach

Nearly 3 million customers are affected by a hack in which criminals gained access to customer information, including IDs and encrypted passwords.

Mocana unwraps protection for iOS 7 apps

Mocana will soon let companies wrap iOS 7 apps in a layer of security software designed to insulate enterprise data from hackers.

Google adds search by image to Chrome browser

Google's latest Chrome browser update fixes 50 security problems and gives users the capability to use images as search queries.

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Woz recalls his hacking pranks and online shenanigans

In his keynote address at a security conference, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admitted he has enjoyed many adventures in hacking often for the sake of pranks, especially in his college days and the early years of working on computers and the Internet.

Law enforcement: iPhone theft isn't the only crime iOS 7 could help reduce

iOS 7's Activation Lock makes it easier to keep would-be thieves out of your iPhone and iPad. Can it reduce crime, too?

iOS 7.0.2 fixes passcode bypass bugs

The latest version of the mobile OS fixes two bugs that let users use a locked iPhone without entering the passcode.

Security flaw allows unwanted code execution in Mailbox app

A newly-found bug in the popular Mailbox app, which was acquired by cloud storage giant Dropbox earlier this year, allows HTML e-mails to execute JavaScript code without the user's permission.

Apple's a tasty phishing target for scammers

Spam volumes took a usual seasonal drop in August, but phishing spiked, including a noticeable interest in hijacking Apple accounts.

Apple's Touch ID may not be bulletproof, but it's still useful

Apple's new fingerprint technology may have been hacked, but that doesn't mean you should just give up on it.

Old tricks help German hackers bypass iPhone 5s Touch ID security

Apple's Touch ID authentication system can be defeated using a well-honed technique for creating a latex copy of someone's fingerprint, according to a German hacking group.

iOS 7 lock-screen bypass allows access to photos, contacts, social networking

A bug in iOS 7 lets you get to a user's photos, contacts, and even social networking without having to enter an unlock code. Apple plans to patch the vulnerability in a future release.