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Lawsuits following data breaches are certainty. So what are plaintiffs using to win cases or force settlements, and how can corporations respond to this new liability?
There was a noticeable chill in the air at Black Hat and DefCon, due to recent action taken against security researchers, reports Dan Kaplan.
Ransomware scams typically use an official-sounding authority to dupe users into believing they've committed a crime. A new variant leverages the National Security Agency's recently disclosed surveillance program.
Meanwhile, Jeremy Hammond, who is scheduled to be sentenced this fall, has accused U.S. authorities of using Hector "Sabu" Monsegur to "facilitate the hacking of targets of the government's choosing."
A second patch released last week by Microsoft has caused problems for users, forcing the software company to pull and release an amended version of the fix.
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- Security concerns raised at Windows 10 roll-out
- NYU conference encourages women to pursue cybersecurity
- Modular Potao malware used to spy on targets in Ukraine, Russia
- GM says OnStar app flaw fixed, researcher says still exploitable
- TV5Monde in chaos as data breach costs roll into the millions
- Four McLean Hospital backup data tapes go missing, thousands affected