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Hackers target video game companies to lift copy protections and develop cheats

A threat group is targeting video game companies in order to lift DRM protections, develop cheats and possibly to steal source code.

Android malware spreads via mail tracking SMS spam

The mobile malware is currently targeting German users, McAfee revealed.

Microsoft must give gov't customer records on foreign server

A federal judge has upheld a lower court ruling compelling Microsoft to turn over customer records located in Ireland to the U.S. government.

Canada's NRC breach work of Chinese state-sponsored actor

A breach at the National Research Council didn't compromise data on broader government networks, Canada's CIO said.

Google hands litany of 'right to be forgotten' woes to EU regulators

Google provided additional details on how it has attempted to comply with the "right to be forgotten" ruling and the problems it has encountered.

Cryptoblocker variant emerges, encryption differs from CryptoLocker

Trend Micro has detected a variant of CryptoLocker in the wild that relies on the advanced encryption standard.

Jimmy John's sandwich chain investigating possible breach

Some financial institutions have indicated that credit cards recently used at Jimmy John's locations have been used to make fraudulent purchases.

Attackers compromise Gizmodo Brazil

Trend Micro is investigating whether a vulnerability was used to compromise Gizmodo Brazil and a logistics firm hosted by the same ISP.

Paddy Power breach impacting 650K customers dates back to 2010

Nearly 650,000 Paddy Power customers who made an account prior to 2010 had data compromised in a breach.

House passes two cyber security bills

One bill aims to improve agencies' website security, while another works to thwart critical infrastructure attacks.

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