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Alumni, deceased students among 1,100 affected in Montana school breach

Of the more than 1,100 students affected by a breach at a Montana high school nearly 200 are alumni and at least two are deceased.

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Phishing scam nets PII from 730 Brightview employees

The Rockville, Md.- based landscape services firm Brightview, formerly called The Brickman Group, said an employee fell for a phishing scam and sent the personal information of about 700 workers to an unknown party.

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VTech: You acknowledge that PII "may not be secure"

VTech representatives are struggling to defend new terms and conditions that the electronic toy manufacturer company posted on its corporate website following a massive hack that exposed over 6.3 million accounts.

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SC Congress: Cooperation and preparation in the face of cyber-criminality.

Troels Oeting, CISO of Barclays bank, Tim Lansdale, head of payment security at WorldPay and Bob Tarzey, analyst for QuoCirca tell the SC Congress London what lies ahead.

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SC Congress: "flakey kettles and dolls that swear at you"

Ken Munro, managing director of Pen Test Partners, showed the SC Congress just how easy it is to crack a whole range of IoT nonsense

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Unauthorized access leads to Neiman Marcus Group breach, 5,200 affected

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) reported that someone gained unauthorized access to thousands of online customer accounts.

Missing drives contained PHI on 950K Centene customers

During an inventory of its IT assets, health insurer Centene discovered that six hard drives containing personal and health information on 950,000 customers had gone missing.

University of Virginia hit with Phishing scam, 1,400 affected

The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school's employees.

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Cryptowall has been a cash bonanza for criminals, failure for cops

Cryptowall has been a cash bonanza for criminals, failure for cops

Though dubbed the most successful malware in history Cryptowall can be stopped

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Fast Flux Bot Nets and Fluxer - Part 1

Fast Flux Bot Nets and Fluxer - Part 1

This time we'll start a two-parter on fast flux bot nets including the concept of domain generation algorithms.

February issue now available

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Opinions Me and my job: Gina Chapman

Me and my job: Gina Chapman

Gina Chapman, senior director of security operations, Center for Internet Security

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Threat of the month: February 2016

Threat of the month: Man-in-the-middle attack

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Debate: Cybersecurity information sharing allows network defenders to stay ahead of adversaries.

Debate: Cybersecurity information sharing allows network defenders to stay ahead of adversaries.

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