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5 Security Things to Know for the Week of May 21

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1) The White House cut the position of "cybersecurity coordinator," saying the role was no longer necessary.

2) Adobe released a slew of new patches for vulnerabilities impacting its Reader and Acrobat products.

3) Beware of a new phishing campaign and similar ones that leverage the General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect later this week.

4) Encrypted email programs contain vulnerabilities that could allow someone to read messages in plaintext.

5) Several courtroom happenings to catch you up on: A New Mexico man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for DDoS attacks, two purported members of the Syrian Electronic Army were indicted on ID theft charges related to spear phishing and a federal jury convicted the operator of a counter-anti-virus service.