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Apple hints password reuse, not iCloud hack, at heart of locked iDevice ransom attacks

A compromise of Apple's services is not to blame for the recent ransom lockouts via Find My iPhone, according to the company.

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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

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DogeVault says thieves attacked virtual machines in $130,000 Dogecoin heist

The service lost 280 million dogecoins and has recovered 120 million

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One month later, hundreds of thousands of servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed

About a month after the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug surfaced, a large number of servers worldwide are still vulnerable to attack.

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Dropcam expands its home security platform with Dropcam Tabs

Keep Tabs on your things, and your Dropcam Pro camera can ping you if they move.

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Bogus tool for hacking your Friends' Facebook account hacks you instead

Users think they will get access to their friends' accounts, but their account is hacked instead

on pcworld.com

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Heartbleed's silver lining: People are finally thinking about online security

The security flaw got more consumers to change their passwords and start using two-factor authentication

on pcworld.com

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F-Secure says 99 percent of new mobile malware targets Android, but don't worry too much

Of all the mobile platforms Android has by far the biggest malware problem—but it's still pretty rare.

on greenbot.com

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Wireless wonders

This week's round up of new accessories for your iPhone and iPad is flush with wireless functionality, including everything from speakers to alarms to utilizing Siri in a brand-new way.