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Beazley: employee errors root of most data breaches, but malware incidents cost more

Insurance firm Beazley analyzed more than 1,500 data breaches it serviced between 2013 and 2014.

Canadian telecom co. Telus unveils first transparency report

The company received more than 100,000 government requests for customer data last year.

Info on 282K Wisconsin Home Depot cards for sale on black market

A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation found customer payment card information from all 26 Wisconsin stores on sale.

Malvertising campaign targets Israeli news outlets

The recently discovered campaign is using The Times of Israel and The Jerusalem Post to expose users to the Zemot Trojan.

Two Russian cybercriminals nabbed in Android malware scheme

Two men were arrested for stealing money from victims' bank accounts after sending malicious emails offering a romantic gift.

TorrentLocker developers patch error

Victims had been able to restore encrypted files without paying a ransom.

Home Depot: breach risks 56M payment cards, 'unique' malware used

Home Depot confirmed that approximately 56 million payment cards may have been compromised as result of a malware attack.

eBay addresses XSS issue affecting auction page visitors

Due to the flaw, iPhone bidders were vulnerable to being redirected to a phishing page.

Apple cannot comply with search warrants on iOS 8 devices

The new operating system protects the device's personal information with a passcode that Apple will not be able to bypass.

Singaporean karaoke bar members' info compromised

K Box was targeted in an attack that was supposed to express unhappiness over a toll fare hike.

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