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Malware spawns botnet in 25,000 connected CCTV cameras

Tens of thousands of security cameras are the newest recruits to an DDoS botnet, noted for its powerful and unrelenting attacks

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Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace

A hacker with the ominous nickname "thedarkoverlord" appears to have stolen more than 650,000 medical records from three separate healthcare institution databases, and has made them available for sale on the darknet online marketplace TheRealDeal.

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Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks

A recent survey found the majority of U.S. consumers regularly engage in risky public Wi-Fi behavior and are unaware of the risks they are running.

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Facebook comment tag malware scam targets Chrome users

Scammers are spreading JavaScript malware disguised as a Facebook comment tag notification.

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Google encryption flaw could allow video piracy

A Google encryption vulnerability could allow bad actors to hijack video content from protected videos.

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

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Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report

Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report

Millions of Microsoft Office 365 users were potentially exposed to a massive zero-day Cerber ransomware attack last week.

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Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

There have been quite a few reports by researchers over the past week or so that the Necurs botnet and the Angler exploit kit are dead and buried. But don't hold your breath and don't get rid of your Angler signatures just yet.

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Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

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