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South Carolina Man Arrested for Medicaid Data Theft

April 20, 2012
Christopher Lykes is accused of stealing 228,435 people's personal data, including names, phone numbers, dates of birth and Medicaid account numbers.
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Anonymous Hackers Target Formula One Over Bahrain Race

April 20, 2012
The action was taken to protest ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
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Researchers Develop Personal Firewall Solution for Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps

April 20, 2012
The MedMon device is intended to protect wireless medical devices from cyber attacks.
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FBI Investigates CSU Student for Election Fraud, Identity Theft

April 20, 2012
Matt Weaver is accused of stealing approximately 700 students' user IDs and passwords in order to affect the results of an election for student body president.
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Abortion Provider Hit by 2,500 Cyber Attacks Following Hacker's Arrest

April 20, 2012
Almost half of the attacks came from North America, according to BBC News.
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Russian Charged with Hacking Brokerage Firms, Stealing Identities

April 19, 2012
Petr Murmylyuk is accused of causing $1 million in losses to brokerage firms, and stealing the identities of more than 300 people.
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Anonymous Hackers Launch Pastebin Alternative

April 19, 2012
The AnonPaste service is based on the open source ZeroBin software.
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Emory Healthcare Acknowledges Massive Data Breach

April 19, 2012
Ten misplaced backup discs contained personal data on approximately 315,000 patients.
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Rogue Anti-Virus Software Being Spread via Twitter

April 19, 2012
According to Kaspersky researchers, hundreds of compromised accounts are currently spamming as many as eight messages per second.
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Google Issues Malware Infection Warnings to 20,000 Web Sites

April 19, 2012
The sites appeared to be redirecting visitors to malicious Web sites.
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Teen Hacks 259 Web Sites in 3 Months

April 18, 2012
The 15-year-old was caught when his anonymizing software failed.
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China, U.S. Conducting Cyber War Games

April 18, 2012
The first exercises were held in Beijing last June, and in Washington last December.
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Trusteer Warns of Malware Targeting Hotel POS Systems

April 18, 2012
The Trojan is being sold on underground forums for $280.
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Symantec Reports Gradual Decline in Flashback Infections

April 18, 2012
The security firm says the number of infected computers is now down to 140,000.
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Researchers Warn of Malware in Fake Instagram App for Android

April 18, 2012
The malicious apps are being offered on Web sites that mimic the official Instagram site.
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Accused Utah Police Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

April 17, 2012
John Anthony Borell III faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
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New Windows Ransomware Found

April 17, 2012
The new variant stops the operating system from loading until a ransom is paid.
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FBI Used Metadata to Catch CabinCr3w Hacker

April 17, 2012
Higino O. Ochoa III posted a photo without purging the metadata -- which included the GPS location where the pic was taken.
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Trend Micro Names BlackBerry 7 Most Enterprise-Ready Mobile OS

April 17, 2012
The operating system scored well for its security, authentication, device wipe functionality, firewall and virtualization.
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