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Oxford University Launches Cyber Security Center

Oxford University today launched a new Cyber Security Center aimed at studying and mitigating computer security threats."In a statement it said that since we live in what it called 'a data-centric w...

Call Centers Present Data Breach Threat

The Daily Mail reports that call center workers in India have been selling confidential information on almost half a million UK residents. "Undercover reporters from The Sunday Times met with t...

Google Sued Over Changes to Privacy Policy

Two separate lawsuits were filed in New York and California this week claiming that Google's recent changes to its privacy policy are a violation of its users' privacy right...

Kaiser Permanente Suffers Security Breach

Kaiser Permanente recently began notifying thousands of its current and former employees that their personal data had been found on a hard drive sold in a second-hand store."Kaiser Permanente said e...

BBC Hit by Iranian Cyber Attack

The BBC says it was recently targeted by an attack from Iran."The organization said that the 'sophisticated cyber-attack' could be aimed at shutting down its BBC Persian Service, and BBC director ge...

TeamHav0k Warns of Ancestry.com Security Flaw

The grey hat hacker collective TeamHav0k recently discovered a significant vulnerability in the popular genealogy Web site Ancestry.com."TeamHav0k published a small proof of...

Dell Buys SonicWALL

Dell this week announced the acquisition of unified threat management software provider SonicWALL."Terms were not disclosed, but Wall Street's Jefferies & Company estimated Dell paid between $1 ...

Teen Named UK Cyber Security Champion

A 19-year-old computer science student recently won the UK's second annual Cyber Security Challenge."Jonathan Millican emerged victorious from finals held over the weekend a...

XSS Vulnerability Found in PayPal’s Web Site

Two Indian hackers recently discovered a significant security flaw in PayPal."Paypal is affected by an XSS vulnerability where it fails to validate input," The Hacker News ...

Trustwave Buys M86 Security

Trustwave has announced plans to acquire M86 Security."Trustwave said that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the web security vendor with the acquisition expec...

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