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House subcommittee hears testimony on data breach law

House subcommittee hears testimony on data breach law

Testimony in House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade hearing aimed at shaping national data breach notification law.

FTC publishes security recommendations for IoT device makers

FTC publishes security recommendations for IoT device makers

A new report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides data security steps for businesses and promotes data minimization.

'GHOST' bug in Linux library enables remote takeover of victim's system

'GHOST' bug in Linux library enables remote takeover of victim's system

Qualys has identified a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library that, if exploited, could enable an attacker to remotely take complete control of a victim's system.

Firm finds link between Regin spy tool and QWERTY keylogger

Firm finds link between Regin spy tool and QWERTY keylogger

Source code for the keylogger, called QWERTY, was published in Snowden documents.

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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.

Dutch judge OKs alleged Russian hacker extradition to U.S.

Vladimir Drinkman, who was arrested in the Netherlands in 2012 and has been fighting extradition since, will face hacking charges in a New Jersey court.

Researcher commandeers drone through Maldrone backdoor

A security engineer from Citrix demonstrated the Maldrone malware that he built as a backdoor to control drones.

CyLon aims to help London-based security startups

The Cyber London program will kick off in April and feature small security companies from the health, defense, retail and telecom sectors.

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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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