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Study: 'High priority' issues hamper endpoint security solution implementation

Study: 'High priority' issues hamper endpoint security solution implementation

A survey from Digital Guardian and Enterprise Strategy Group collected IT security professionals' thoughts on endpoint security solutions and the challenges they face when implementing them.

Researchers identify POS malware targeting ticket machines, electronic kiosks

Researchers identify POS malware targeting ticket machines, electronic kiosks

Electronic kiosks and ticketing systems are among the targets of a new type of point-of-sale threat known as "d4re|dev1|".

Pirated Joomla, WordPress, Drupal themes and plugins contain CryptoPHP backdoor

Pirated Joomla, WordPress, Drupal themes and plugins contain CryptoPHP backdoor

A backdoor referred to as CryptoPHP is being packaged with pirated Joomla, WordPress and Drupal themes and plugins and used for illegal search engine optimization.

DDoS attacks grew in size, threats became more complex, Q3 reports say

DDoS attacks grew in size, threats became more complex, Q3 reports say

A trio of third quarter reports from security firms reveal changes and complexities in the threat landscape.

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Canada Revenue Agency sends taxpayer info to CBC

Tax and donation information was revealed on hundreds of Canadians, some of them prominent.

Authorities eye foreign operatives in Target breach

A year after the massive breach at the retailer, authorities are keeping mum, but security pros say signs point to Ukrainian man.

E-cigarette from China distributes malware to systems

An executive's system was reportedly infected by malware after he charged an e-cigarette purchased on eBay through his system's USB port.

Credit unions urge Congress to enforce security standards for retailers

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is asking Congress to establish national data breach and notification standards for retailers.

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Breach impacts about 10,000 employees in Maryland school system

Prince George's County Public School System in Maryland is notifying roughly 10,000 employees that their personal information may be at risk.

Devices stolen from Boston hospital physician during armed robbery contained patient data

Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital is notifying roughly 1,000 patients that their personal information may have been on a laptop computer and cell phone stolen from a physician during an armed robbery.

Malware on Central Dermatology Center server since August 2012

Central Dermatology Center is notifying more than 76,000 patients that one of its servers had been compromised by malware for roughly two years, and their personal information may or may not have been accessed.

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