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DDoS attacks grew in size, threats became more complex, Q3 reports say

DDoS attacks grew in size, threats became more complex, Q3 reports say

A trio of third quarter reports from security firms reveal changes and complexities in the threat landscape.

Man gets 18 months in prison for accessing Subway POS devices, loading up gift cards

Man gets 18 months in prison for accessing Subway POS devices, loading up gift cards

A California man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for remotely accessing POS machines that he sold to Subway restaurant franchises, and loading up at least $40,000 onto gift cards.

APT operation 'Double Tap' exploits serious Windows OLE bug

APT operation 'Double Tap' exploits serious Windows OLE bug

The group, APT3, is also believed to be behind Operation Clandestine Fox, which used social engineering to lure victims into installing malware.

Regin: nation-state possibly behind the stealthy modular spying malware

Regin: nation-state possibly behind the stealthy modular spying malware

Symantec is referring to the malware as 'groundbreaking,' particularly due to the advanced techniques it uses to conceal itself.

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Home Depot faces 44 lawsuits post-breach

The company disclosed the lawsuits as part of its quarterly earnings report.

Google launches security dashboard and wizard

The technology company launched a new dashboard to keep users aware of devices that are linked up to their accounts.

DroidJack RAT hits hacker forums, comes from legitimate app developers

A researcher at Symantec traced DroidJack's origins back to legitimate Android app developers and previous RATs.

Sony attacked, investigating 'an IT matter,' according to reports

The potential issue began on Monday when an image of a skeleton appeared on employee computers along with a message stating, "Hacked By #GOP."

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Breach impacts about 10,000 employees in Maryland school system

Prince George's County Public School System in Maryland is notifying roughly 10,000 employees that their personal information may be at risk.

Devices stolen from Boston hospital physician during armed robbery contained patient data

Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital is notifying roughly 1,000 patients that their personal information may have been on a laptop computer and cell phone stolen from a physician during an armed robbery.

Malware on Central Dermatology Center server since August 2012

Central Dermatology Center is notifying more than 76,000 patients that one of its servers had been compromised by malware for roughly two years, and their personal information may or may not have been accessed.

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