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New Android malware spies on you even when phone is shut down

Security researchers have discovered a new form of malware attacking Android smartphones that allows hackers to control the device even if it appears completely shut down to the user.

Chef Jamie Oliver's website infected users with malware

A spokesman for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has acknowledged that malicious code on his self-branded website contained malware that could have given hackers control of users' computers as they browsed for recipes.

4 Tunisian police killed in 'terrorist' attack: government

Tunis - Four Tunisian police were killed on Tuesday in what the government labelled a "terrorist attack" in a region known as the base for the country's most dangerous Islamist group.

Taliban storm Pakistan Shiite mosque, at least 18 dead

Hong Kong - Grenade-toting Taliban militants stormed a Shiite mosque in northwest Pakistan on Friday, police said, in an attack that left at least 18 people dead.

BMW patches flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock cars

German car manufacturer BMW has patched a flaw in software used across its product family of cars that would have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of other peoples' cars. Over 2.2 million cars have been affected.

Fund for pensioner mugged outside home raises £215k in three days

A donation fund set up to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his own home has drawn over £160,000 from gracious members of the public wishing to help the victim.

Two U.S. defence contractors shot at in Saudi

Riyadh - A U.S. defence contractor said Sunday that two of its American employees came under fire in the latest attack against Westerners in Saudi Arabia.It was the second time in recent months that staff of the contractor Vinnell Arabia have been targeted.

CIA, Israel plotted senior Hezbollah commander's killing: report

Washington - The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post reported.

Three U.S. contractors killed in Kabul 'insider attack'

Washington - Three American contractors were killed in an apparent "insider attack" at Kabul airport on Thursday, a U.S. defense official told AFP.Details of the shooting remained unclear, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Fishing boats finds WW2 mustard gas bomb in catch

Danish fishermen fishing around the island of Bornholm, south of Sweden, found a dangerous mustard gas bomb among their catch after trawling the hazardous region of the Baltic Sea.

Lizard Squad attacks Malaysia Airlines website, replaces homepage

Hacking group Lizard Squad took control of the Malaysia Airlines website homepage for a while earlier today, replacing it with a high-profile mocking of the disasters that have struck the troubled company in the past year.

Argentine Jews rally for 'truth, justice' over 1994 bombing

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Jewish community pressed for "truth and justice", rallying at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack.

Argentine Jews call rally for 'truth, justice' over 1994 bombing

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Jewish community called for "truth and justice" Wednesday, convening a demonstration at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack.

Argentine prosecutor's death sparks uproar, full probe vowed

Buenos Aires - Amid a public uproar, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner's government on Tuesday pledged its full backing of a probe into the suspicious death of a prosecutor who had accused her of obstructing his investigation of the 1994 bombing of a Jewish commu...

Argentine prosecutor who accused president found dead

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor was found dead just hours before giving what was expected to be damning testimony against President Cristina Kirchner, in what appears to have been a suicide, officials said.

Attacks challenge 'lone wolf' terrorist theory

Paris - The attacks in Paris and the radical Islamist cell dismantled in Brussels have challenged the idea of the "lone wolf" terrorist who works alone, without the help of a jihadist organisation, analysts say.

New malware allows complete bypassing of network passwords

New malware has been discovered in the wild that can allow attackers complete access to a domain, able to login as any user without the need for authentication.

Turkey detains six over Istanbul suicide bombing

Istanbul - Turkish police on Tuesday detained six people, including three foreigners, over last week's suicide bombing in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district, reports said.

Hebdo shooters were on terrorist watch lists, like Tsarnaevs

The slain suspects in the shooting which killed 12 people in Paris, in the offices of the satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, were on both US and French intelligence terror watch lists. One had a prior 2008 conviction for running Al Qaeda fighters to Syria.

Why depicting Mohammed angers many Muslims

Dubai - Depictions of Prophet Mohammed such as the cartoons published by the French satirical magazine reeling from a deadly attack are banned in Islam and mocking him angers many Muslims.

Confusion over identity of Istanbul suicide bomber

Istanbul - Uncertainty grew on Thursday over the identity of a female suicide bomber who attacked the heart of Istanbul's tourist district, after reports she was a Russian national from the Caucasus contradicted a previous claim of responsibility.

Marxist group claims suicide attack on Istanbul tourist hub

Istanbul - An outlawed Turkish Marxist group on Wednesday claimed a strike by a female suicide bomber in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district, raising fears of a wave of attacks one week after its militants hit police guarding a palace in the city.

Female suicide bomber attacks Istanbul's tourist heart

Istanbul - A female suicide bomber on Tuesday killed herself and a Turkish policeman in a strike on the heart of Istanbul's tourist district, the second attack on police to shake city within a week.

At least eight dead in raid on Mali army base

D - At least eight people were killed in a gun attack Monday on a Malian army base close to the Mauritanian border, a UN military source said.

Fugitive radical planned attack on Greek prison: police

Athens - A fugitive ex-member of a notorious Greek radical leftist group was planning an armed attack on Greece's main prison when he was captured this weekend, police said Sunday.

Gunman arrested over failed attack near Turkey president's office

Istanbul - Turkish police said Thursday a suspected "terrorist" armed with grenades and old guns was arrested after a failed attack near the office in Istanbul of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Boy survives Peshawar school attack due to a faulty alarm clock

A ninth-grader who attended the school in Peshawar that was the scene of a brutal Taliban attack earlier this week survived because of the faulty alarm clock used by his family, it has emerged.

Australia terror attack prompts worldwide travel warning

Washington, D. C. - Tuesday's counterattack on a Sydney cafe that freed 15 hostages has prompted the United States to issue a worldwide travel alert advising its citizens traveling abroad to extra careful.

Armed group seizes and beats Mexican reporters

- An armed group briefly seized about 60 Mexican reporters and their families and beat some of them for supposedly showing disrespect towards 43 missing students, a local journalist organization said Tuesday.

Malware infects hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites

Hundreds of thousands of websites and blogs powered by content management platform WordPress have been infected by malicious malware via a plugin.
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SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airpo...
SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi in 2005. Photo: Waqas.usman/Wikimedia Commons
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Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website  replacing the homepage.
Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website, replacing the homepage.
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U.S. President Barack Obama  First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yo...
U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in 2012, in the White House last year.
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AntiLeaks Twitter feed
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A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
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An explosion after an air attack by one of the Gripen warplanes.
An explosion after an air attack by one of the Gripen warplanes.
AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Pl...
AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Place in downtown Sydney, where two hostages and their alleged kidnapper died in a rescue attempt.
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A doctor in Russia brutally attacked a heart surgery patient  causing him to die.
A doctor in Russia brutally attacked a heart surgery patient, causing him to die.
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Two mean-looking South African Rooivalk attack helicopters.
Two mean-looking South African Rooivalk attack helicopters.
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Parabats make a mock attack at Tempe Sports Ground.
Parabats make a mock attack at Tempe Sports Ground.
A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.
A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.
Two police  security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
Two police, security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
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Fascists attack Madrid s Catalan center on Catalonia Day  September 11  2013.
Fascists attack Madrid's Catalan center on Catalonia Day, September 11, 2013.
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Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website  replacing the homepage.
Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website, replacing the homepage.
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Victim Steve Utash
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Pope Francis releases two white doves in a prayer for peace in Ukraine  which are instantly attacked...
Pope Francis releases two white doves in a prayer for peace in Ukraine, which are instantly attacked by a seagull and crow.
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The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor  7 December 1941.
The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
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The Rooivalk attack helicopter in UN Colours.
The Rooivalk attack helicopter in UN Colours.
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Konstantin Fetisov  on the left  in coma  after brutal attack
Konstantin Fetisov, on the left, in coma, after brutal attack
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