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Report: SS7 flaws enable listening to cell phone calls, reading texts

Report: SS7 flaws enable listening to cell phone calls, reading texts

Vulnerabilities in Signaling System 7 make it possible for anyone to listen in on phone calls and read text messages, even if encrypted.

Neverquest botnet furthers crimeware-as-a-service biz for fraudsters

Neverquest botnet furthers crimeware-as-a-service biz for fraudsters

Neverquest, also known as Vawtrak, is data stealing malware that targets banking information.

Solo attacker likely responsible for phishing campaign, delivering Zeus variant

Solo attacker likely responsible for phishing campaign, delivering Zeus variant

Phishing emails, a phishing kit and phony browser alerts are being used by the attacker to steal credentials and deliver a variant of the Zeus trojan.

Telecommunications companies on the line with FTC, FCC for cramming schemes

Telecommunications companies on the line with FTC, FCC for cramming schemes

Two major telecommunications companies are under fire from the FTC and FCC for their "cramming" practices.

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Sony hackers lingered in network before unleashing malware

According to reports, hackers were in the Sony Pictures network for months gathering passwords and the like before launching their attacks.

American in Uganda charged in counterfeiting scheme

After a Secret Service-led investigation, Ugandan authorities arrested a 27-year-old American man for counterfeiting and conspiracy.

North Korea's internet access unstable

Access to the internet within North Korea has been undependable in the past 24 hours.

Nuke operator in S. Korea undertaking cyber preparedness drills following hack

A nuclear plant operator in South Korea is initiating precautionary drills to fend off cyberattacks following a breach.

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Northwestern Memorial HealthCare laptop stolen, patient data at risk

A password protected, unencrypted laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle in October, affecting a reported 2,800 patients.

Skimming at Virginia ATMs, more than 3,000 Union debit cards compromised

Virginia-based Union First Market Bank announced that a number of ATMs in the Richmond area fell victim to skimming and more than 3,000 of its debit cards were affected.

UC Berkeley data breach impacts about 1,600 individuals

University of California, Berkeley is notifying roughly 1,600 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised in a data breach.

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