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Uber log-in credentials surface on black market

Selling for as little as $1, Uber login credentials have been found on the black market though the company still denies it was hacked.

Bitcoin blockchain exploitation could allow for malware spreading

A Kaspersky researcher found that the cryptocurrency's ledger can be used to store malware control mechanisms or provide access to illicit content.

Russia's FSB, Ministry of Internal Affairs tackle Tyupkin ATM threat

Russian authorities have ramped up efforts to locate criminals spreading ATM malware Tyupkin.

PCI Council updates penetration testing guidance for merchants

A recent Verizon study found that regular testing of security systems was a compliance weak point for merchants.

Slack announces breach, unauthorized access to database

Slack announced that unauthorized access was gained to a database for roughly four days in February, and suspicious activity has been detected on a small number of accounts.

British court dismisses Google appeal

A British court has dismissed Google's appeal to prevent consumers from being able to sue the company over its alleged tracking of Safari users.

Citigroup report reveals poor disclosure track record at law firms

The New York Times obtained a copy of the internal Citigroup report, published by the bank's cyberintelligence unit.

Gov't offers $3 million reward for info on alleged cybercriminals

The U.S. Department of State is offering up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest of two men who are allegedly tied to the cybercrime syndicate.

Router attack results in ads and porn being injected into websites

As part of an ad-fraud scheme, attackers are using router malware to make it so advertisements and pornography are injected into every website that uses Google Analytics.

PhishMe, Inc. secures $13 million in Series B funding

PhishMe, Inc., a Leesburg, Va.-based phishing threat management solution provider, closed a $13 million investment in Series B funding led by Paladin Capital Group and new investor Aldrich Capital Partners.

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