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Mo Farah Virgin Media
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Virgin Media customers with a 'virgin.net' address complain of receiving hundreds of messages after a service email lets anyone reply to the group

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On by Thomas Brewster 0

The first arrest over attacks using the Heartbleed vulnerability has been announced in Canada following a hit on the country's tax agency

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Failure to hand over encryption keys could land Lavabit founder Levison with hefty fines

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Google considers rating encrypted websites higher in its search results

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A Foreign Office Mandarin has been named as the new chief of Britain's eavesdropping service, GCHQ

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Sean Michael Kerner
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Support open source with time and money, stop a repeat of the Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw, says Seean Michael Kerner

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On by Steve McCaskill 0

US operators relent and agree to basic anti-theft kill-switch for smartphones sold in the country

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On by Thomas Brewster 0

Researchers re-use fingerprint mould they used to break into the iPhone 5S

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On by Thomas Brewster 0

Attackers try to extort Harley Medical Group

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On by Jeffrey Burt 0

Juniper continues its streamlining efforts and considers selling its Junos Pulse mobile security business

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