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All Stories From Vol: 17 - Issue: 57
Updated: 1 day 23 hours ago

Man Accused of Breaking into NASA and Other Systems Arrested Again (July 17, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

Lauri Love, the British man who was arrested in 2013 in connection with network intrusions at NASA, the Federal Reserve, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Army, has been arrested again on an extradition warrant.......

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Infidelity Site Ashley Madison Breached (July 19 & 20, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

A website that has made its name facilitating affairs has experienced a breach that exposed customer information.......

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UCLA Health Breach (July 17, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

UCLA Health has issued a statement acknowledging that a breach of its systems may have compromised personal information of as many as 4.......

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CVSPhoto.com Payment Card Data Compromised (July 17, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

US drugstore chain CVS is warning customers who have used its online photo printing service center that a third party company that manages payments for CVSPhoto.......

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More Online Photo Stores May be Affected (July 20, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

In addition to CVSPhoto.......

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Ohio Inmate Had Prison System Login Credentials (July 16, 2015)

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:31

An Ohio prison inmate was found to be in possession of login credentials for the prison's computer system.......

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US Dept. of Interior IG Report Finds Thousands of Security Issues (July 16, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

According to a report from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Inspector General, agency systems were found to have nearly 3,000 security issues.......

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Adobe's Flash Player is Increasingly Unpopular (July 14 & 15, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

Mozilla blocked the Flash plug-in in its Firefox browser due to several unpatched security issues with the media player.......

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United Awards Millions of Miles in Bug Bounties (July 14 & 16, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

United Airlines has given away two million miles to people who found security flaws in the airline's website.......

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Siemens Patches Energy Automation Systems Vulnerability (July 16, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

Siemens recently patched a security flaw in its SICAM MIC that could have been exploited to take control of vulnerable devices.......

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Google Will Expand Safe Browsing (July 16 & 17, 2016)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

Google plans to expand its safe browsing feature to prevent unwanted software from downloading onto users' computers.......

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FBI Tor Uncloaking Method Questioned (July 15 & 16, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

US federal agents used malware to unmask a Tor-protected site and break up child pornography rings.......

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More Than 70 Arrests Accompany Darkode Takedown (July 15, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

US law enforcement has taken down a crime ring known as Darkode.......

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13-Year Sentence for Man Who Sold Credit Monitoring Records Data (July 14 & 15, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

A US federal judge has sentenced Hieu Minh Ngo to 13 years in prison for his role in a data breach of a credit monitoring company that exposed personally identifiable information for 200 million accounts.......

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Vulnerability in Internet Monitoring Tool Used by Schools (July 14, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

A tool used by many schools in the UK to monitor students' Internet use contains vulnerabilities that could expose students' personal information.......

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Microsoft, Oracle, and Adobe Release Fixes (July 14, 2015)

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:42

Microsoft: Microsoft has released 14 security bulletins to address nearly 60 security flaws in its products.......

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OPM Director Resigns (July 10, 2015)

Wed, 2015-07-15 16:38

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta has resigned in the wake of a massive breach at the agency that affected millions of people.......

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China's Cyber Security Law (July 12 & 13, 2015)

Wed, 2015-07-15 16:38

A new draft law in China would give the government the authority to shut down Internet access during major "social security incidents.......

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Adobe Will Patch More Flash Flaws Found in Leaked Hacking Team Code (July 13, 2015)

Wed, 2015-07-15 16:38

Adobe says it will patch two additional security flaws in its Flash Player that were disclosed in documents that were stolen from the Hacking Team and then leaked.......

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Community Service Hours for Teen Involved in Spamhaus Attack (July 10 & 13, 2015)

Wed, 2015-07-15 16:38

A judge in the UK has sentenced a teenager to 240 hours of community service for his role in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks launched against Spamhaus in 2013.......

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