Security researchers say the zero-day flaw affects "millions" of machines in datacenters around the world.
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The companies say the next-generation cybersecurity system will help protect the enterprise against today's threats.
Adobe's latest security update includes patches for 18 vulnerabilities in Flash, as well as 34 flaws in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
Mozilla has fixed 13 security problems in Firefox 38, including five vulnerabilities deemed critical.
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GCHQ said it's "openly" recruiting hackers for the first time, months after the Snowden documents showed the spy agency used them to target both terrorists and civilians.
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