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UPS announces breach impacting 51 U.S. locations

The shipping and printing provider said malware has been present on some stores' computer systems since mid-January.

'Machete' espionage campaign targets orgs in Venezuela, Ecuador

The campaign targets Spanish speaking victims, which also appears to be the native language of attackers.

Health care breaches continue to rise, over 30M affected

As breaches hitting the health care industry continue to ramp up, more than 30 million individuals have been affected by these incidents thus far.

'Backoff' malware compromises POS devices in New Orleans restaurant

Anyone that used a credit or debit card at Mizado Cocina between May 9 and July 18 may have had their data compromised.

FBI begins investigation into 1.2 billion stolen credentials

A couple weeks after Hold Security's initial discovery of the stolen logins, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting its own review.

CryptoLocker copycat, TorrentLocker, discovered by researchers

Yet another clone of the nefarious ransomware CryptoLocker has been detected by security experts.

Russian hacker Seleznev ordered to remain in custody

Roman Seleznev's attorneys requested that the hacker be released on bond, but their pleas were rejected this past week.

Bug in iOS Instagram app fixed, impacts Facebook accounts

The vulnerability comes into play when Instagram users search for Facebook friends to "follow."

Proofpoint announces plans to hire 94 IT professionals in Northern Ireland

After acquiring SaaS email security provider Maildistiller, Proofpoint is ready to expand its European team.

Symantec rolls Norton solutions into single suite

In a move to keep up with the evolution of connected devices, Symantec has announced that its Norton security software will be rolled into one suite.

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