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Researchers analyze backdoor 'Dino' linked to Animal Farm spy group

Researchers analyze backdoor 'Dino' linked to Animal Farm spy group

ESET analysts believe the sophisticated backdoor is the work of French speaking developers.

NEWS ALERT: OPM shuts down eQip system

A vulnerability found in OPM's e-QIP background check system has prompted the agency to shut it down until enhanced security measures are in place.

Indictment returned in UPMC identity theft, tax fraud operation

Indictment returned in UPMC identity theft, tax fraud operation

Yoandy Perez Llanes is charged with using information acquired in the 2014 UPMC breach to defraud the IRS and the U.S. Treasury.

Akhter twins plead guilty to State Dept. hack, other crimes

Akhter twins plead guilty to State Dept. hack, other crimes

The twins, Muneeb and Sohaib Akhter, face a maximum 50- and 30-year prison sentence, respectively.

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GAO issues report on Department of Treasury bureau

The U.S. Government Accountability Office identified nine new deficiencies in the Department of Treasury's Bureau of Fiscal Service's information systems.

Health orgs asking third party associates to get CSF certification

Recognizing the increased risk of breach from the interconnectedness of healthcare systems, some healthcare organizations will require third parties to obtain CSF certification.

DOJ investigates ATF official in possible data breach

An ATF official is under investigation by the DOJ for allegedly improperly accessing and downloading ATF employee data.

Europol, Interpol, and Ameripol arrest 130 suspected of airline fraud

Europol, Ameripol and Interpol collaborated to arrest 130 individuals across 49 countries between June 16 and 17 as part of a global initiative targeting criminals using stolen credit card information to purchase airline tickets,

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DATA BREACH BLOG

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.

Employee with California bank puts customer loan data at risk

California-based Bank of Manhattan Mortgage Lending is notifying customers of a potential unauthorized disclosure or use of their information.

COA Network breached, all customer data treated as potentially compromised

COA Network, Inc. detected a pattern of irregular activity affecting its computer systems, putting customer payment card numbers and other information at risk.

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