Dan Kaplan

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Ransomware victims told NSA's Prism program caught them with child pornography

Dealers of ransomware are now attempting to frighten victims into paying up by tricking them into believing they've committed illegal online actions that were uncovered by the National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program.

Anonymous turncoat Sabu's sentencing delayed, again

For the second time this year, the sentencing for Anonymous informant Hector 'Sabu' Monsegur has been delayed.

Microsoft: Upgrade from Windows XP or risk infinite 'zero-days'

Microsoft is intensifying its efforts to get users to scrap Windows XP, the 12-year-old operating system for which the software giant is ending support next April.

Microsoft re-releases patch for bug in Active Directory Federation Services

A second patch released last week by Microsoft has caused problems for users, forcing the software company to pull it and, on Monday, release an amended version of the fix.

Microsoft removes Exchange 2013 patch after customers report problems

Microsoft has pulled one of the patches it released on Tuesday as part of its monthly security update.