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Zeus variant targeting Candian banks, U.S. banks may also be a target

Zeus variant targeting Candian banks, U.S. banks may also be a target

A new Zeus trojan variant is targeting a number of banks in Canada, including Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada, and National Bank of Canada.

Winnti trojan may help set stage for Skeleton Key attacks, analysts say

Winnti trojan may help set stage for Skeleton Key attacks, analysts say

Security firm Symantec found a backdoor, called Winnti, on a computer also infected with Skeleton Key.

FTC settles with revenge porn site operator

FTC settles with revenge porn site operator

The Federal Trade Commission has prohibited a revenge porn site operator from sharing nude photos, using deceptive tactics and revealing personal information.

Upatre, Dyre used in Univ. of Florida attack

Upatre, Dyre used in Univ. of Florida attack

Hundreds of computers belonging to University of Florida students and faculty were infected with Upatre and Dyre in a multistage attack.

NEWS BRIEFS

StealthGenie spyware goes kaput following court ruling

A U.S. district judge has decided to permanently end the advertising, marketing and sales tied to the spyware application.

New Chinese cybersecurity policies require U.S. companies to hand over source code

The Chinese government will begin requiring companies who sell computer equipment to the country's banks to comply with a range of intrusive policies.

GitHub raises max bug bounty award to $10K

The source code sharing website will up its maximum payout from $5,000 to $10,000 in its bug bounty program's second year.

FCC warns businesses: Wi-Fi blocking prohibited

In an attempt to put the issue to rest, the agency warned businesses against blocking guests' personal hotspots.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Wisconsin chiropractic clinic notifies 3,000 patients of insider breach

A former employee and contracted chiropractor accessed and removed their personal information from the clinic, and promptly resigned after.

Malware infects payment card system at French Lick Resort

French Lick Resort announced on Tuesday that malware had infected its payment card system, and guests may have had their personal information compromised.

Former California pharmacist employee accessed data without business or treatment purpose

California Pacific Medical Center is notifying 844 patients that a former pharmacist employee may have accessed their records without a business or treatment purpose.

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