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Audit report finds sensitive data at risk for at least 73 Callif. agencies

Audit report finds sensitive data at risk for at least 73 Callif. agencies

Sensitive data of California residents including, social security numbers, health records, and income tax information vulnerable

License plate reader helps spot Virginia killer, but privacy issues remain

License plate reader helps spot Virginia killer, but privacy issues remain

Virginia killer Vester Lee Flanagan II, a.k.a., Bryce Williams was tracked down Wednesday with the help of a license plate reader Wednesday, but larger issues surrounding security and individual freedom still worry privacy advocates.

Researchers uncover possible Iranian-backed phishing scam

Researchers uncover possible Iranian-backed phishing scam

Canadian researchers at Citizen Lab released a report today describing a phishing campaign being conducted against Iranian dissidents and how utilizing a two-factor authentication (2FA) tool helped foil most of the attacks.

After online report, Twitter user denies involvement in Ashley Madison hack

After online report, Twitter user denies involvement in Ashley Madison hack

After independent journalist Brian Krebs reported that a Twitter user may be connected to the Ashley Madison hack, the user has denied involvement.

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German intelligence agency delivers data to NSA in exchange for software use

German intelligence agency delivers data to NSA in exchange for software use

In exchange for the use of the NSA's XKeyscore software, Germany's intelligence agency gives information on its targets to the U.S. agency.

Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Automakers are banding together to help guard against and mitigate a new breed of cyberattack targeting on-board computer systems.

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Jing Zeng, a former Machine Zone exec was arrested on charges of stealing trade secrets while boarding a plane to China.

Windows 10 now on more than 70 million devices

Microsoft's VP of Marketing for Windows and Devices, Yusuf Mehdi, gave his Twitter followers updates on the new OS earlier this week.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Akron Children's Hospital hard drive missing, contained patient information

More than 7,500 patient families are being notified that a hard drive containing personal information has gone missing.

Totally Promotional attack compromises payment cards, other data

Attackers forced their way into Totally Promotional's systems and gained access to some customer payment card data and other information.

University of Rhode Island announces breach involving email, Facebook accounts

The University of Rhode Island learned of a breach involving the inappropriate collection and possible use of information related to email and Facebook accounts.

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