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Updated: ISIS hackers join together in 'United Cyber Caliphate', issue hit list

Updated: ISIS hackers join together in 'United Cyber Caliphate', issue hit list

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Several ISIS hacking groups announced that they have joined forces to form a large hacking group.

Turkish fascists claim responsibility for Qatar bank data breach

Turkish fascists claim responsibility for Qatar bank data breach

Qatar National bank has had 1.4 GB of internal files published online including the names of intelligence agents, government departments and the Qatari royal family. A turkish fascist group has claimed responsibility.

37% of Brits share personal login details with friends or partners

37% of Brits share personal login details with friends or partners

Over 10 percent of the UK population has pretended to be someone else online by snooping or sending messages through someone else's social media or email accounts without their permission.

LuckyPet data breach compromises online payment info

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

Info on 1.2M BeautifulPeople.com users sold on dark web after breach

Info on 1.2M BeautifulPeople.com users sold on dark web after breach

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The personal information of 1.2 million members of the "exclusive" dating site BeautifulPeople.com is being sold on the dark web.

Possible 1.4GB data breach at Qatar National Bank

Possible 1.4GB data breach at Qatar National Bank

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The Qatar National Bank is investigating a possible massive data breach with more than 15,000 files, or 1.4GB of data, being compromised.

Odd 'phantom trips' taken a year after Uber log-in credentials surface on dark web

Odd 'phantom trips' taken a year after Uber log-in credentials surface on dark web

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Odd "phantom trips' taken nearly a year after Uber log-in credentials surfaced on the dark web.

Georgia couple pleads guilty in IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach

Georgia couple pleads guilty in IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach

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A Georgia couple pleaded guilty for their role in the IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach that compromised 700,000 accounts.

Hacked filipino voter records made public

Hacked filipino voter records made public

Filipino voting records which were breached earlier this month have now been made public and searchable.

Records of 93.4M Mexican voter discovered in public database

Records of 93.4M Mexican voter discovered in public database

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MacKeeper Security Researcher Chris Vickery claimed to have discovered 93.4 million Mexican voter registration records.

Most orgs couldn't quickly detect breach, study

Most orgs couldn't quickly detect breach, study

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Researchers at DB Networks and Osterman Research find many orgs lack the proper tools to monitor their data bases.

Data breach threats keep 51% of biz leaders from sleeping at night

Data breach threats keep 51% of biz leaders from sleeping at night

Over half (51 percent) of senior decision-makers in large businesses are kept awake at night due to the threat of a data breach caused by a cyber-attack.

Man arrested in data breach that exposed 55M Filipino voters

Man arrested in data breach that exposed 55M Filipino voters

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Filipino authorities Thursday confirmed the arrest one of three people believed to be responsible for breaching the COMELEC website.

Ashley Madison class-action: plaintiffs must use real name or drop out

Ashley Madison class-action: plaintiffs must use real name or drop out

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A federal judge has ruled that Ashley Madison class action plaintiffs must use their real names to continue lawsuit.

Cyberattack brings down Newark Police Dept. systems

Cyberattack brings down Newark Police Dept. systems

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Newark's police department was hit with cyberattack that that shut down key systems for three days.

'Perfect storm' of ransomware, malvertising and phishing attacks follow 'Celebgate' forum breach

'Perfect storm' of ransomware, malvertising and phishing attacks follow 'Celebgate' forum breach

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'Celebgate' forum breach leads to flood of ransomware, phishing attacks and malvertising malware on mobile site

Worldpay merchant portal allowed merchants to view customer card data

Worldpay merchant portal allowed merchants to view customer card data

Worldpay's electronic payment gateway setup pages offer poor security seals on credit card details, according to a security researcher.

OptumRx customer records on stolen laptop compromised

OptumRx customer records on stolen laptop compromised

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The online prescription drug company OptumRx reported that an unknown number of customer records were compromised when a vendor employee's laptop was stolen.

Huge data breach leaves details of 55 million Filipino voters exposed to hackers

Huge data breach leaves details of 55 million Filipino voters exposed to hackers

Officials downplay impact of leak of electoral roll, passport info and fingerprint data

Judge approves settlement for Sony hacking case

Judge approves settlement for Sony hacking case

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A U.S. district judge approved the settlement in a class action suit against Sony Entertainment.

[Updated] Panama Papers: Who let the docs out?

[Updated] Panama Papers: Who let the docs out?

The leaking of 11.5 million documents has underscored the vulnerability of data on electronic systems and raised the intriguing question of who did it?

50 million exposed in Turkish data breach

50 million exposed in Turkish data breach

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As many as 50 million Turkish citizens, including the nation's current and former presidents, may have been impacted in a data breach that was revealed to the public today.

Hacker selling user credentials from Team Skeet and other porn databases

Hacker selling user credentials from Team Skeet and other porn databases

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A hacker going by the name TheNeoBoss is actively selling databases containing hundreds of thousands of user credentials from several porn sites belonging to Paper Street Media (PSM) on the Dark Web in an attempt to shame the site for using poor cyber security practices.

Email server hack behind Panamanian law firm leaks

Email server hack behind Panamanian law firm leaks

The names leaked from the email hack on Mossack Fonseca include many of the world's rich and powerful.

Founder of Oilpro.com charged with hacking into competitor's database

Founder of Oilpro.com charged with hacking into competitor's database

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David Kent, founder of networking website Oilpro.com, was brought up on charges relating to computer hacking and wire fraud.

Data on 1K staffers and students at Kentucky State University exposed

Data on 1K staffers and students at Kentucky State University exposed

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Kentucky State University was hit with a data breach on March 22 when an employee, responding to an email supposedly from the school's president, sent off W-2s for employees and students.

 Ransom notes reportedly spotted on MedStar computers

Ransom notes reportedly spotted on MedStar computers

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As MedStar Health recovers from a cyberattack, staffers observed a ransom note appearing on some company computers.

Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked

Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked

Tencent, a major chinese web browser with millions of users around the world, has been found leaking data with which users can be identified, tracked and attacked.

3,000 Tidewater Community College workers victimized in W-2 scam

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Tidewater Community College (TCC) in Norfolk, Va., reported the tax information of all its employees was hijacked in a spear phishing scam.

Chinese national pleads guilty to hacking into defense contractors

Chinese national pleads guilty to hacking into defense contractors

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A Chinese citizen pleaded guilty yesterday to participating in a conspiracy to hack into the computer systems of several major U.S. defense manufacturers.

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