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'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.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission's computers hacked three times in three years

The separate attacks were carried out by at least two foreign entities, who might have been able to access sensitive documents and details on U.S. critical infrastructure.

New website calls out sites, apps, lacking security

HTTP Shaming was created by a security consultant to call out apps and web services that put user information at risk.

Attackers leverage Ebola virus fear to spread malware

Phishing campaigns are being leveraged by attackers to reach victims and collect email logins, as well as infect their machines with malware.

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