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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach

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The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Monday reported a data breach after point of sale malware was found on the resort's systems.

Retefe banking Trojan now targeting UK banking customers

Retefe banking Trojan now targeting UK banking customers

Avast Security is reporting that the Retefe banking Trojan is now targeting UK banking customers by redirecting them to fake banking websites.

112K French policemen doxxed on Google Drive

112K French policemen doxxed on Google Drive

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A disgruntled ex-employee of an insurance firm uploaded the personal details of 112,000 French police officers to a Google Drive account on June 2 possibly exposing the officer's personal information, including addresses.

Malware spawns botnet in 25,000 connected CCTV cameras

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

Facebook comment tag malware scam targets Chrome users

Facebook comment tag malware scam targets Chrome users

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

SEC Twitter account hacked, inappropriate pics posted

SEC Twitter account hacked, inappropriate pics posted

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A prankster Saturday hacked the official SEC (Southeastern Conference) Twitter account and posted pictures of scantily clad women.

UK Cyber-security after Brexit: May not be as bad as it first appears

It's difficult to predict how the global and British economies will react to Brexit in the long run, however UK Cyber-security every chance of staying in very good shape says Ilia Kolochenko.

Cable One alerts customers of a phishing scam

Cable One alerts customers of a phishing scam

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Cable provider Cable One alerted its customers of a phishing email scam looking to steal payment and personal information.

Malware found on Maryland parking garage payment servers

Malware found on Maryland parking garage payment servers

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Annapolis, Maryland officials spotted malware on parking garage servers which may have compromised customer payment information.

U.S., Israel team in cyber threat-sharing program

U.S., Israel team in cyber threat-sharing program

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The U.S. and Israel are set will announce a bilateral threat sharing program that is expected to begin in the next few months.

Phishing emails claim virus in iTunes database

Phishing emails claim virus in iTunes database

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Scammers looked to steal payment information from Apple customers using phishing emails claiming that a virus was detected in the iTunes database.

Acer breach caused by improperly stored data

Acer breach caused by improperly stored data

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Acer reported a security breach compromised the sensitive data of nearly 34,500 online shoppers.

Lizard Squad-linked hacker claims attack against Blizzard servers

Lizard Squad-linked hacker claims attack against Blizzard servers

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A Lizard Squad linked hacker taunted Blizzard Entertainment after server issues affected popular gaming networks.

Stolen credentials used to breach GitHub accounts

Stolen credentials used to breach GitHub accounts

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GitHub reported on June 14 someone launched a campaign to access several GitHub.com accounts using stolen login credentials.

Hacker post gay porn on ISIS Twitter accounts in retaliation for Orlando tragedy

Hacker post gay porn on ISIS Twitter accounts in retaliation for Orlando tragedy

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Following the Orlando tragedy, an Anonymous hacker hijacked the Twitter accounts of ISIS supporters and flooded their profiles with gay porn.

Gaza Cybergang strikes again with suspected ties to Hamas

Gaza Cybergang strikes again with suspected ties to Hamas

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ClearSky researchers spotted the cyberespionage group the "Gaza Cybergang" resuming operations after shutting down activities in January 2016.

Hackers shift to Neutrino exploit kit to spread CryptXXX ransomware

Hackers shift to Neutrino exploit kit to spread CryptXXX ransomware

Change of tactics from cyber-criminals may be an attempt to bypass signature detection and improve infection performance.

UPDATE: Possible POS breach at CiCi's Pizza

UPDATE: Possible POS breach at CiCi's Pizza

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CiCi's Pizza may have suffered a point-of-sale (POS) breach through third party vendor.

Flaw in Juniper's JunOS router software could cause DDoS flood

Flaw in Juniper's JunOS router software could cause DDoS flood

Juniper has disclosed that that a problem with the Junos router could enable DDoS attacks

New macros attacks use Anti-VM and Anti-Sandbox techniques

New macros attacks use Anti-VM and Anti-Sandbox techniques

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Zscaler researchers spotted a new wave of macros docs using Anti-VM and Anti-Sandbox techniques.

DoubleClick ad fraud campaign lures victims with promise of adult videos

DoubleClick ad fraud campaign lures victims with promise of adult videos

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Malwarebytes researchers spotted yet another malvertising campaign using the promise of adult videos to pull users into a DoubleClick ad fraud scam.

Talking ransomware gets more bite, Cerber now has 'hash factory' and DDoS capabilities

Talking ransomware gets more bite, Cerber now has 'hash factory' and DDoS capabilities

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Researchers spotted an upgraded version of the talking ransomware, Cerber, with more bite.

'Black Shades' ransomware taunts researchers in its source code

'Black Shades' ransomware taunts researchers in its source code

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An independent security researcher discovered a ransomware called "Black Shades," which not only encrypts files but also taunts security researchers.

Alleged LinkedIn, Tumblr and Myspace hacker compromised 171M Russian site accounts

Alleged LinkedIn, Tumblr and Myspace hacker compromised 171M Russian site accounts

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A hacker that has targeted several American social media sites has now hit the Russian version of Facebook

Verity Health Systems employee data compromised in phishing scam

Verity Health Systems employee data compromised in phishing scam

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Verity Health Systems was targeted in an email phishing scam that resulted in the unauthorized release of employee information, including names and Social Security Numbers.

Marcher mobile malware adds nine UK banks to target list

Marcher mobile malware adds nine UK banks to target list

Russian banking malware, Marcher, is headed for the UK in a big way - banks and consumers are urged to be on guard.

1.5 billion Windows computers potentially affected by unpatched 0-day exploit

1.5 billion Windows computers potentially affected by unpatched 0-day exploit

Trustwave has found a zero-day exploit which it said affects all versions of Microsoft's OS Windows, all the way from Windows 2000 up to a fully patched version of Windows 10.

No hacking required: Israeli researchers show how to steal data through PC components

No hacking required: Israeli researchers show how to steal data through PC components

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Israel Institute of Technology researchers develop attacks to steal data using data leaked through computer components.

Researchers spot 35-fold increase in newly observed ransomware domains

Researchers spot 35-fold increase in newly observed ransomware domains

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A record 35-fold increase in newly observed ransomware domains compared to the fourth quarter of 2015 have been spotted by Infoblox researchers.

Time confirms Myspace breach, 360M accounts potentially affected

Time confirms Myspace breach, 360M accounts potentially affected

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Time Inc. confirmed Tuesday that several Myspace accounts were breached just before the Memorial Day weekend.

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