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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A previously unknown flaw in a recent version of Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer web browser is being used to attack Internet users, including some visitors to a major site for U.S. military veterans, researchers said Thursday.
Dubbed "The Mask," the campaign had operated undetected since 2007 and infected more than 380 targets before it stopped last week, Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab said on Monday. The firm declined to identify the government suspected to be behind the cyber spying, but said it had been most active in Morocco, followed by Brazil, the United Kingdom, France and Spain.
The appointment of Satya Nadella marked the ascension of another Indian-born executive to the top of a global powerhouse.
Jan 14- Roughly 60,000 Silicon Valley workers won clearance to pursue a lawsuit accusing Apple Inc, Google Inc and other companies of conspiring to drive down pay by not poaching each other's staff, after a federal appeals court refused to let the defendants appeal a class certification order.
*Oracle rallies after results; Red Hat up late. The Nasdaq declined slightly on weakness in tech shares, though its loss was limited by a rally in Oracle Corp shares a day after the company's results.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17- U.S. senators discussed on Tuesday whether a proposed bill aimed at reining in unnecessary patent litigation could also hurt companies whose patents have been genuinely infringed.
*T-Mobile US surges late on report of possible bid from Sprint. NEW YORK, Dec 13- U.S. stocks ended Friday's session little changed after a three-day drop, but logged their worst week in nearly four months on concern that the Federal Reserve could signal the start of a reduction in its stimulus program at its policy-setting meeting next week.
U.S. stocks stepped higher on Friday, rebounding after a three-session decline.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems president and CEO, discusses Adobe's transition to the creative cloud model and what advantages this gives to its users.
Companies are making headlines before the bell:
Dec 12- Adobe Systems Inc, the maker of Photoshop and Acrobat software, forecast current-quarter results below analysts' estimates but reported a 22 percent jump in the number of subscribers to its Creative Cloud suite from the preceding quarter.
Dec 12- Adobe Systems Inc, the maker of Photoshop and Acrobat software, forecast current-quarter results below analysts' estimates, sending its shares down as much as 5 percent in extended trading. Adobe said it expects revenue of $950 million to $1 billion in the first quarter. The company forecast adjusted earnings of between 22 cents and 28 cents per share.
U.S. stocks closed higher for a second session on Monday as Wall Street weighed moves by the Fed.
Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan told CNBC about his ambitious higher learning project. We also look at the new Ford Mustang and the Ron Burgundy effect at Chrysler in Talking Squawk.
Nov 30- U.S. shoppers visited more stores and spent more money at brick-and-mortar sites across Thanksgiving Day and "Black Friday" than they did in 2012 while online sales set records, data showed on Saturday.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies, the FBI warned.
BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15- Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. retailers have little room for error in the fast-approaching and shortened holiday shopping season, a period that typically generates 30 percent of annual sales.
The official "Squawk Box" blog looks at some deluxe apartments in the sky, the Twitter IPO, and one state's proposal to raise money via weed.