Threats - Article Archives - Page 16

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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International Operations Take Down Beebone, Simda Botnets

April 14, 2015 |

Both operations required coordination between government agencies and private sector partners.

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Russia Blamed for White House Data Breach

April 09, 2015 |

The attack appears to have been launched in retaliation for sanctions, according to CNN.

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Police Department Pays Cybercriminals Following Ransomware Infection

April 08, 2015 |

A recent survey found that 55 percent of organizations that have been hit by such attacks recommend negotiating with cybecriminals to restore data.

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IBM Warns of New 'Dyre Wolf' Malware Campaign

April 07, 2015 |

The campaign targets organizations with a combination of social engineering and DDoS attacks.

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Researchers Warn of Volatile Cedar APT Campaign

April 06, 2015 |

The target distribution 'strongly aligns with nation-state/political-group interests,' according to Check Point researchers.

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U.S. Targets Foreign Hackers with Sanctions

April 02, 2015 |

'Starting today, we're giving notice to those who pose significant threats to our security or economy,' President Obama said.

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New Trojan Targets Petroleum, Gas, Helium Companies

April 01, 2015 |

The attack exploits an old ActiveX vulnerability, according to Symantec researchers.

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Hackers Breach British Airways Frequent Flyer Accounts

March 31, 2015 |

The airline says tens of thousands of accounts were accessed.

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Slack Hacked

March 30, 2015 |

User names, emails addresses and hashed passwords were exposed.

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Twitch Hacked

March 25, 2015 |

An undisclosed number of users were told their passwords 'could have been captured in clear text by malicious code.'

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Cisco Warns of PoSeidon Point-of-Sale Malware

March 24, 2015 |

The malware installs a keylogger and scans the infected device's memory for credit card data.

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Premera Blue Cross Hacked

March 19, 2015 |

The hackers may have accessed the personal, financial and medical information of as many as 11 million people.

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North Korea Blamed for Nuclear Power Plant Data Breach

March 18, 2015 |

The North Korean government called the accusation 'a false judgement by an idiot.'

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Hackers Demand Ransoms to Protect Blood Test Results, Nuclear Power Info

March 16, 2015 |

Two separate hacker groups recently threatened to release sensitive data unless ransoms were paid.

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57 Arrested in Cybercrime Clampdown

March 12, 2015 |

Among those arrested is a 23-year-old man suspected of involvement in a June 2014 cyber attack on the U.S. Department of Defense.

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