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London clinic leaks HIV status of 780 patients in newsletter

London clinic leaks HIV status of 780 patients in newsletter

A London sexual health clinic accidentally leaked the HIV status, names, and email addresses of 780 patients in a newsletter.

Mac malware installer automatically grants access to keychain

Mac malware installer automatically grants access to keychain

Malwarebytes is reporting that a new variant of the adware installer has surfaced that grants access to a user's keychain.

Government seals contract with identity fraud monitoring company

Government seals contract with identity fraud monitoring company

Following one of the largest data breaches in U.S. government history, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Identity Theft Guard Solutions a $133,263,550 contract.

Singtel completed $770M Trustwave acquisition

Singtel completed $770M Trustwave acquisition

Trustwave announced Monday that it has been acquired by Singapore Telecommunication Limited for $770 million.

Rocket Kitten APT threat persists after its outing

Rocket Kitten APT threat persists after its outing

Trend Micro and ClearSky published an updated report on Rocket Kitten, a state-sponsored group targeting Israeli and European organizations.

Chenxi Wang moves to Twistlock as chief strategy officer

Chenxi Wang moves to Twistlock as chief strategy officer

After a stint at CipherCloud, former Forrester vice president and Intel Security exec Chenxi Wang has joined Twistlock to oversee corporate strategy and marketing.

Fraudsters using credentials harvested from massive breaches, study finds

Fraudsters using credentials harvested from massive breaches, study finds

Digital identities are being exploited on a routine basis by sophisticated cybercriminals, says a just released ThreatMetrix study.

Rebekah Brooks back at News Corp.?

Rebekah Brooks back at News Corp.?

In a story that could have been ripped from the pages from the now defunct News of the World, that newspaper's former editor Rebekah Brooks is reportedly in talks to return to News Corp.

New 'Pawn Storm' attack spoofs EFF website

New 'Pawn Storm' attack spoofs EFF website

A newly registered domain disguises itself as an official Electronic Frontier Foundation website and is being used in various spear phishing attacks.

Facebook building new video piracy software

Facebook building new video piracy software

Facebook is developing new technologies to help crack down on video piracy.

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