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All Stories From Vol: 16 - Issue: 83
Updated: 4 days 23 hours ago

Intruder Installs Malware on HealthCare.gov Server (September 4, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Malware installed on a HealthCare.......

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Home Depot Investigating Reports of Payment Card Data Breach (September 2, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Home improvement retailer Home Depot has confirmed that it is working with its "banking partners and law enforcement to investigate" reports of a data breach.......

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Goodwill Acknowledges Customer Payment Card Data Compromised (September 4, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Goodwill Industries International has disclosed that an attack on a third-party payment card processing vendor's system compromised Goodwill customer payment card data.......

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Second Healthcare Sector Cyber Security Exercise Scheduled to Start in October (September 4, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

According to a press release from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the second cyber security exercise for the healthcare sector, CyberRX 2.......

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Microsoft Will Issue Four Security Bulletins on September 9 (September 4, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

According to Microsoft, the company will issue four bulletins on Tuesday, September 9, to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Microsoft .......

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NATO to Ratify Policy Adding Serious Cyber Attacks to Invoke Collective Defense Clause (August 31 & September 3, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is close to ratifying a policy that would see all members responding to a cyber attack on any one member.......

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Software Piracy Arrests (September 3, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Police in London, UK have arrested two people in connection with a software piracy ring.......

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Verizon Fined for Customer Privacy Violations (September 3, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Verizon has agreed to pay US $7.......

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Firefox 32 Includes Public Key Pinning to Enhance SSL Security (September 3, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Mozilla has released the stable version of Firefox 32.......

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Apple Says iCloud Accounts Were Breached in Targeted Attack (September 2, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Apple has acknowledged that several celebrities' iCloud accounts were compromised, but the company said it was done by guessing or stealing login credentials rather than breaching Apple's iCloud security.......

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Europol's Cyber Crime Task Force (September 1, 2014)

Sat, 2014-09-06 21:00

Europol has launched the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), which will work to coordinate international investigations in the fight against cyber crime.......

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Apple Patches Flaw in Find My iPhone (September 1 & 2, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

Apple has fixed a vulnerability in its Find My iPhone service that was reportedly exploited to steal personal photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts.......

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Watering Hole Attack Targets Industrial Software Company Website Visitors (September 1, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

A watering hole attack on the website of an unnamed industrial software company used reconnaissance malware to gather information about site visitors, possibly for use in future attacks.......

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Phishing Attack Targets Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry (August 27 & 31, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

Norway's oil and gas industry has been targeted in a coordinated attack that has targeted computers at as many as 300 companies in that industry there.......

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Mozilla Stepping Up Security in Wake of Two Data Exposure Incidents (August 30, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

Following a pair of incidents earlier this year that exposed the personal data of people who use the Mozilla Developer Network and the Bugzilla testing system data, Mozilla is taking steps to ensure that the data are more secure.......

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College Professor Clarifies Medical Center Data Exposure Story (August 29, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

A City College San Francisco professor who was described in reports as having demonstrated to a class how to break into a medical center's server has clarified his actions.......

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Syrian Malware Team Using BlackWorm Remote Access Trojan (August 29, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

The Syrian Malware team, a group with alleged ties to the Syrian Electric Army, is believed to be using the BlackWorm remote access Trojan in attacks on communications websites.......

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CryptoWall More Prolific Than CryptoLocker (August 29, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

Analysis from Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit shows that CryptoWall ransomware has passed infection rates of its relative, CryptoLocker.......

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Man Pleads Guilty to DoS Attack on Metropolitan Police Website (August 29, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

A 19-year-old UK man has pleaded guilty to charges of impairing a computer for launching a denial-of-service (DoS) attack against the Metropolitan Police's website in August 2013, which caused the site to crash.......

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US Cities Seek to Upgrade Stingray Before Providers Drop 2G Network (September 1, 2014)

Thu, 2014-09-04 19:00

Several US cities are seeking to upgrade cell phone surveillance systems commonly known as stingray.......

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