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Saboteurs leverage RIPv1 for DDoS reflection attacks

Saboteurs leverage RIPv1 for DDoS reflection attacks

According to an Akamai threat advisory, attackers leveraged an outdated routing protocol RIPv1 for their malicious aims.

More than 440K new Android malware strains found in Q1, study finds

More than 440K new Android malware strains found in Q1, study finds

Mobile malware jumped 6.4 percent from Q4 2015 to Q1 2015 with half of the malware being financially motivated, a G DATA study showed.

Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4, numerous bugs addressed

Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4, numerous bugs addressed

In both the OS X and iOS updates, Apple addressed CVE-2015-4000 in coreTLS, also known as Logjam.

'Prized' app developers banned from distributing malware in FTC settlement

'Prized' app developers banned from distributing malware in FTC settlement

The Federal Trade Commission banned app developers Equiliv Investments and Ryan Ramminger from creating and distributing malware after their "Prized" app commandeered consumer devices to mine digital currency.

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FISC judge gives NSA go-ahead to resume surveillance

A surveillance court judge ruled Monday that the NSA could temporarily resume its bulk data collection program during the transition period to the reforms of the USA Freedom Act signed into law June 2.

Trump Hotel Collection investigating potential payment card breach

According to a statement, Trump Hotel Collection has been alerted to potential suspicious credit card activity and is determining if it involves any of its properties.

JPMorgan reassigns CISO a year after major data breach

JPMorgan Chase reassigned the executive in charge of network security a year after he was criticized for his handling of a major data breach.

Unencrypted GoPro updates leave users vulnerable to attack

GoPro Studio sends update requests and receives updates over unencrypted connections leaving users vulnerable to attack.

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Illinois insurer says software error resulted in data exposure

A software error at Trustmark Mutual Holding Company resulted in emails containing personal information being sent to the wrong insurance carrier clients.

Meritus Medical Center notifies patients of improper access to data

An employee of a Meritus Medical Center vendor may have accessed patient information outside of their normal job duties.

Malware on Tactical Assault Gear website targets customer information

Thousands of customers are being notified that malware on the Tactical Assault Gear website may have compromised their personal information.

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