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Trend Micro Warns of New MalumPoS Point-of-Sale Malware

June 10, 2015 |

The malware currently targets Oracle MICROS and other point-of-sale systems.

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Chinese Hackers Steal All U.S. Federal Employees' Personal Data

June 08, 2015 |

Approximately 4 million current and former federal employees may be affected.

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Japan Pension Service Hacked, 1.25 Million Records Leaked

June 05, 2015 |

The leaked data included names, birthdates, identification numbers and addresses.

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Most Secure Password? It Will Surprise You [VIDEO]

June 04, 2015 |

A seven character password with special characters can be hacked in less than three minutes.

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Sally Beauty Details Malware Attack That Led to Recent Data Breach

June 03, 2015 |

The company says malware was 'effectively deployed' on some of its point of sale systems between March 6 and April 17, 2015.

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Hacker Breaches Database, Gets Job Offer

June 01, 2015 |

'We've asked Makman if he'd be willing to work with us," Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani tweeted.

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3,867,997 Adult FriendFinder Account Details Released

May 29, 2015 |

The leaked data includes user name, birthdates, email address, gender, location, relationship status and sexual orientation.

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Hit by Cyber Attack

May 26, 2015 |

The bank says its domain name servers were hijacked last month.

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FBI Claims Security Researcher Hacked Airplane Mid-Flight

May 21, 2015 |

'Over last 5 years my only interest has been to improve aircraft security,' Chris Roberts tweeted recently.

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Penn State University Hacked

May 19, 2015 |

The College of Engineering's computer network was disconnected from the Internet in response to the breach.

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Sally Beauty Confirms Second Data Breach In As Many Years

May 18, 2015 |

The company says it won't 'speculate on the scope of the intrusion,' since the investigation is ongoing.

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Hackers Target Starbucks Accounts

May 14, 2015 |

'Criminals are learning how to turn rewards programs, points, and prepaid cards into cash,' notes Gartner's Avivah Litan.

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Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Employee Charged with Attacking DoE Computers

May 13, 2015 |

Charles Eccleston allegedly designed and sent spear phishing emails targeting more than 80 computers at the U.S. Department of Energy.

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New Rombertik Malware Destroys Master Boot Record If Debugged

May 07, 2015 |

If it doesn't have permission to overwrite the MBR, the malware destroys all files in the user's home folder.

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Phone Scams Getting More Sophisticated

May 05, 2015 |

Even folks who know better can fall for sophisticated phone scams that leverage personal information.

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Hard Rock, Sally Beauty Acknowledge Data Breaches

May 05, 2015 |

In both cases, customer payment card information appears to have been accessed.

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Hackers Steal $5 Million from Ryanair

May 01, 2015 |

The airline says the funds have now been frozen, and it expects them to be repaid.

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Startup Spotlight: Prevoty's Application Security

April 28, 2015 |

Despite the growing importance of applications, the application layer is a "black hole" of enterprise security, says company's co-founder.

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Virginia Voting Machines Easily Hacked

April 22, 2015 |

The machines had been in use in more than 560 precincts since 2002.

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Cryptographer Panel Slams Government Key Escrow Idea

April 21, 2015 |

Experts on a cryptography panel at the RSA conference reject the idea of the U.S. government holding encryption keys.

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