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First Choice Credit Union files class-action suit against Wendy's over breach

Claiming that Wendy's didn't properly protect data, First Choice Credit Union filed a class action lawsuit against the retailer over a breach experienced last year.

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Top NFL prospect Tunsil free falls in draft after apparent hacker posts damaging video, texts

Minutes before the NFL Draft commenced on Thursday night, an apparent hacker accessed the Twitter account of top prospect Laremy Tunsil and posted an old video of the Ole Miss player smoking from a bong, damaging his value.

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Researchers spot Android Infostealer disguised as Chrome update

Zscaler researchers spotted an Android infostealer disguised as a Google Chrome update that is capable of terminating antivirus applications and even ending calls.

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Filipino authorities arrest second man in hack that revealed data on 55M voters

The 23-year-old mastermind behind the hack of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) website, which led to the exposure of 55 million voter records, was arrested by the Cybercrime Division of the National Bureau of Investigation in the Philippines Friday.

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Researchers spot mobile malware competition on the black market

IBM security researchers have spotted an uptick in mobile malware competition in pricing, features and quality on the black market.

Data Breach Blog

LuckyPet data breach compromises online payment info

Seattle-based pet store LuckyPet notified the California State Attorney General's office of a data breach that compromised online customer information.

18,000 possibly affected by Archdiocese of Denver data breach

Incidents of fraud were reported after an unauthorized person accessed an Archdiocese of Denver database maintained by a third-party and which contained PII on 18,000 former and current employees and their dependents.

Phishing attack compromises Olympia School District employee data

An attacker used a phishing attack to obtain personal identifiable information (PII) on thousands of employees of the Olympia School District.

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PCI DSS version 3.2 release extends multifactor authentication requirement

PCI DSS version 3.2 release extends multifactor authentication requirement

The PCI Data Security Standard version 3.2 released Thursday not only includes new requirements to safeguard payment data, including multifactor authentication.

The Threat Hunter Blog

Next up. A look at Locky Ransomware

Next up. A look at Locky Ransomware

We've been examining some of the newer - or, at least, most currently prevalent - strains of ransomware. This time we look at Locky.

SC April 2016 Product Reviews

Bayometric Touch N Go

There is nothing like this that we've seen. It's a neat idea, well conceived and executed and, if you are thinking about adding biometrics to your app, this might just be the thing to make your decision for you.

Datablink Device 200 and Mobile 200

A unique and user-friendly approach to strong authentication. This fits well in a banking environment and with other Datablink products can provide more universal authentication to such things as networks.

PistolStar PortalGuard

If you are looking for a front-end authentication portal that works well in a distributed environment, this one demands your consideration.

April issue now available!

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Opinions Cyber Warfare - Who are you going to call?

Cyber Warfare - Who are you going to call?

If your organization is connected to the Internet, you are very likely engaged in cyber warfare whether you like it or not.

Opinions Me and my job: Karthik Rangarajan security engineer, Addepar

Me and my job: Karthik Rangarajan security engineer, Addepar

Me and my job: Karthik Rangarajan security engineer, Addepar

Opinions Apple vs. FBI: Too much to ask

Apple vs. FBI: Too much to ask

If Apple complies, the FBI would have the ability to compromise personal security when it wishes, says Ryan O'Leary, VP of Threat Research Center, WhiteHat Security. .

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