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CryptoLocker Spawns Endless, Awful Variants

October 19, 2015 |

CryptoLocker is the granddaddy of ransomware, and thieves are developing new and more dangerous variants of it.

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Dow Jones Allegedly Hit by Russian Hackers Seeking Inside Information

October 19, 2015 |

The company says it's investigating 'whether there is any truth whatsoever to this report by a competitor news organization.'

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Alleged Hacker Charged With Providing Support to ISIL

October 16, 2015 |

Ardit Ferizi is accused of providing ISIL with the personal information of approximately 1,351 U.S. military and government personnel.

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Suspected Iranian Hackers Leverage Fake LinkedIn Profiles to Target Victims

October 15, 2015 |

The 25 profiles appear to be tied to the Iranian hacker group TG-2889.

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Dow Jones Hacked

October 13, 2015 |

The hackers appear to have been targeting customer contact information, though in fewer than 3,500 cases, payment card data may also have been stolen.

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Codoso Group Hackers Breach Samsung Subsidiary LoopPay

October 09, 2015 |

The breach remained undetected for five months, according to the New York Times.

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Cisco Disrupts Infrastructure Behind $60 Million Ransomware Campaign

October 08, 2015 |

The researchers found that 'an inordinate number of proxy servers' used by the Angler Exploit Kit were on servers belonging to Limestone Networks.

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Who Is Hacking Who – and Why You Need to Know

September 23, 2015 |

Will knowing who is attacking them help enterprise security pros mount a better defense?

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Millions Infected by Malware in Apple App Store

September 22, 2015 |

The malware is capable of launching phishing attacks and stealing data from the user's clipboard.

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Kremlin Hit by Cyber Attacks

September 18, 2015 |

'The defense system worked, even though it was not easy,' Vladimir Putin's press secretary said.

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Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Theft of 160 Million Credit Card Numbers

September 16, 2015 |

The scheme, which caused more than $300 million in losses, is the largest ever prosecuted in the United States.

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U.S. Department of Energy Hacked 159 Times

September 11, 2015 |

The DOE reported 1,131 cyber attacks between 2010 and 2014, 159 of them successful.

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Internet Bug Bounty Helps Secure Open Source and the Internet [VIDEO]

September 10, 2015 |

HackerOne co-founder and CTO Alex Rice  discusses what the Internet Bug Bounty is all about.

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Hackers Compromise Cal State, Excellus BCBS Data

September 10, 2015 |

In Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's case, the breach dates back to December 23, 2013.

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Bugzilla Hacked for Over a Year

September 08, 2015 |

A single password reused from another site provided the attacker with privileged access.

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225,000 Apple Credentials Stolen via New iOS Malware

September 01, 2015 |

It's the 'largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,' according to Palo Alto Networks researchers.

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Web.com Hacked

August 21, 2015 |

The names, addresses and credit card information of approximately 93,000 customers may have been exposed.

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Hackers Leak 10 GB of User Data from Adultery Site

August 20, 2015 |

The leaked data includes 36 million customer records, listing names, addresses, user names, passwords and the last four digits of credit card numbers.

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Can Sharing Threat Intelligence Prevent Cyberattacks?

August 19, 2015 |

The Obama administration and some in the private sector believe sharing threat information can help thwart cyberattacks. But not everyone is convinced.

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IRS Data Breach Exposed 334,000 Taxpayer Accounts

August 19, 2015 |

The new number is more than three times the estimate the IRS had given in May.

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