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Government 'Cybersecurity Sprint' spurs agency authentication measures

Government 'Cybersecurity Sprint' spurs agency authentication measures

Following its "Cybersecurity Sprint" launch, the government has increased authentication measures and reviewed its systems for vulnerabilities.

Report: News, entertainment websites serve majority of malvertisements

Report: News, entertainment websites serve majority of malvertisements

Bromium researchers observed that malicious advertisements impacted news and entertainment websites more than 50 percent of the time in the first half of 2015.

UConn School of Engineering cyberintrusion originated in China

UConn School of Engineering cyberintrusion originated in China

UConn has repaired a vulnerability exploited by hackers to gain access to servers in its School of Engineering and, while the university found no evidence of data theft, it has notified users whose information may have been compromised.

Report delves into RAT videos on YouTube

Report delves into RAT videos on YouTube

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) proliferate through YouTube tutorials and hacker forums, a new report from Digital Citizens Alliance suggested.

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New Facebook security tool released to help users protect accounts

Facebook launched its "Security Checkup" tool to acquaint users with its security features.

Oklahoma restaurant hit with POS breach, possibly from outside country

Salita's Mexican Restaurant in Durant, Okla., experienced a POS breach that may have originated from outside the country.

Tripwire uncovers smart home hub zero-day vulnerabilities

Three top-selling smart home hubs on Amazon have zero-day vulnerabilities that could allow an outsider entry into the user's home, Tripwire reported.

Blue Coat acquires Perspecsys to make the public cloud private

Blue Coat has broadened its CASB abilities with the acquisition of Perspecsys.

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PagerDuty requires password change for all customers following breach

PagerDuty detected an unauthorized intrusion by an attacker who gained access to customer information.

Four McLean Hospital backup data tapes go missing, thousands affected

The personal information was on four unencrypted backup data tapes related to the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center.

Hundreds of Massachusetts General Hospital patients notified of data incident

A Massachusetts General Hospital employee inadvertently sent an email containing personal information on 648 patients to the wrong email address.

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