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Cloudflare Challenge proves 'worst case scenario' for Heartbleed is actually possible

Many already thought that the "Heartbleed" security flaw in OpenSSL could be used to steal SSL keys from a server, but now there's proof. This is important because if someone stole the private decryption key to servers used by any of the many web services that used OpenSSL, then they could spy on …

Hacker successfully uses Heartbleed to retrieve private security keys

This morning, content distribution network Cloudflare gave some hope to those affected by the Heartbleed security flaw with an announcement that the bug might not be as bad as feared. In two weeks of testing, Cloudflare said, its researchers failed to exploit the bug to steal a website's private …

Report: Amazon smartphone to debut in second half of year

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Amazon.com is ready to join the smartphone wars with Apple, Samsung Electronics and others in the second half of this year, with a new handset of its own.<p>The e-commerce powerhouse has been demonstrating versions of the phone to developers in its hometown Seattle and San …

Dropbox responds to backlash over Condoleezza Rice board appointment

The week seemed to start off on a triumphant note for hot Silicon Valley start-up Dropbox. The company held a media event Wednesday to unveil a slew of new applications designed to demonstrate its expanding vision as it marches closer to an anticipated initial public offering.<p>But the week is ending …

Report: NSA Exploited Heartbleed to Siphon Passwords for Two Years

The NSA knew about and exploited the Heartbleed vulnerability for two years before it was publicly exposed this week, and used it to steal account …

Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern …

UK Falklands military exercises 'provoke' Argentina

<b>Argentina has accused the UK of provocation over plans to hold military exercises in the Falkland Islands.</b><p>It said drills by British forces would include missile launches and were part of a "pattern" of "hostile acts".<p>The British ambassador in Buenos Aires has been summoned by Argentina's deputy …

Maoist rebels kill 12 in India

Indian Maoist rebels have killed 12 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh, as they continued a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting the five-week national election.<p>Five election officials and two bus drivers were killed in a landmine blast while traveling from …

As pings fade, Malaysia jet search remains massive task

Search crews worked Saturday to capture any final pings from the data recorder thought to belong to the missing Malaysian jet as the signals slowly faded, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on the final day of his trip to China.<p>Abbott said the signals, critical in narrowing the search area, …