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Progress on national breach notification law may stall

A bill, which would require a national reporting standard, has failed to make it before the Senate or House this year.

Apple OS X Yosemite contains bug fixes, Security Update also released

Apple OS X Yosemite includes fixes for more than 40 vulnerabilities, including POODLE and Shellshock.

JPMorgan Chase hackers missed fed gov't employee accounts

Information on half a million federal workers in the government's SmartBuy program went undetected by Chase hackers.

Google updates piracy-fighting report

The search engine company updates it piracy report to let users know how its adjusting search results to stop illegal piracy efforts.

Former RSA CISO named president and COO of White Ops

Eddie Schwartz has been appointed the new president of the New York City-based online fraud company.

TheSnappening.org owner targeted in site hack

Mudit Grover's personal information was published online after a hacker, Team Danny, took control of the site.

FBI director warns of Apple and Google device encryption implications

After both companies said their new operating systems would come equipped with default encryption, FBI director James B. Coney used a speech to warn attendees of the repercussions those decisions could have.

FireEye pegs top Java exploits and EKs using them

A report details the three most commonly exploited Java bugs affecting users.

Two Detroit men arrested may be linked to Home Depot breach

A routine traffic stop in Texas resulted in two men being arrested for possession of criminal devices.

TD Bank reaches $850K breach settlement with states

The settlement brings some resolve to the 2012 breach, where the bank lost unencrypted backup tapes.

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