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Apple buying AuthenTec for about $356 million

(AP) — Apple has agreed to buy fingerprint reader AuthenTec Inc. for approximately $356 million as the maker of iPhones and iPads looks to strengthen its digital security capabilities.

Jul 27, 2012
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Hacker tricks Apple app pay system, posts YouTube how-to

(Phys.org) -- Apple’s 2012 Friday the Thirteenth turned memorable for the company yesterday with news outside Apple traveling fast and furious that a hacker was offering instructions on a YouTube video, telling iOS users how to wrest free access to paid iOS app c ...

Jul 14, 2012 report
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Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ...

Jul 05, 2012
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Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens

(Phys.org) -- As password systems alone prove inadequate to protect information on computers against hackers, security customers have taken the advice of vendors to step up to tokens, those online security ...

Jun 27, 2012 report
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2 UK LulzSec hackers plead guilty in London court

(AP) — Two British hackers linked to the notorious Lulz Security group pleaded guilty to a slew of computer crimes Monday, the latest blow against online miscreants whose exploits have grabbed headlines and embarrassed ...

Jun 25, 2012
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