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Yahoo releases transparency report for last half of 2014

Yahoo releases transparency report for last half of 2014

The company released its newest transparency report iteration on Thursday, which demonstrated a drop in requests from the prior six months.

Botnet services attract scammers on Twitch seeking quick viewer boost

Botnet services attract scammers on Twitch seeking quick viewer boost

Symantec observed that the botnet services were being advertised on the underground, but also through public postings.

Report: More than 15,000 vulnerabilities in nearly 4,000 applications reported in 2014

Report: More than 15,000 vulnerabilities in nearly 4,000 applications reported in 2014

The number of product vulnerabilities reported in 2014 jumped up 18 percent, according to research from Secunia.

Orgs predict $53M risk, on average, from crypto key, digital cert attacks

Orgs predict $53M risk, on average, from crypto key, digital cert attacks

In a Ponemon report, 2,300 security pros provided their two-year outlook on cryptographic key and digital certificate attacks.

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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.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Indiana State Medical Association hard drives stolen, nearly 40K impacted

Two archive backup hard drives containing ISMA group health and life insurance databases were stolen while being transported to an offsite storage facility.

Amedisys notifies nearly 7,000 individuals of potential breach

Louisiana-based home health and hospice care company Amedisys is unable to locate 142 encrypted laptops and computers that were assigned to former team members.

St. Mary's Health breach affects thousands

Several employees with Indiana-based St. Mary's Health had their usernames and passwords compromised, and the email accounts contained personal information on roughly 4,400 individuals.

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