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Study: 86 percent of websites contain at least one 'serious' vulnerability

Study: 86 percent of websites contain at least one 'serious' vulnerability

WhiteHat Security's "2015 Website Security Statistics Report" looks at vulnerabilities in websites and the amount of time it took to patch them.

Investigation ongoing in reported multimillion member Adult FriendFinder breach

Investigation ongoing in reported multimillion member Adult FriendFinder breach

Adult FriendFinder website owner FriendFinder Networks Inc. announced that it was aware of and investigating a potential data security issue.

Report: $19M breach settlement between MasterCard, Target terminated

Report: $19M breach settlement between MasterCard, Target terminated

A federal judge recently denied banks' motion to block the settlement, but now the deal has been nixed for different reasons.

FTC gives thumbs up to companies that cooperate during breach probes

FTC gives thumbs up to companies that cooperate during breach probes

In a Wednesday blog post the FTC explained the process it follows to investigate security breaches and said it looks favorably on companies that cooperate in law enforcement investigations.

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Hospitals in at least 3 states affected by employee data breach

Thousands of hospital patients in at least three states may have had their personal information compromised after MML data breach.

IC3 report says social media-related complaints quadrupled over five years

On Tuesday, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published trends and findings from 2014.

House lawmakers' information accessed in CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield breach

House lawmakers might have had some of their personal data compromised in the confirmed CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield data breach earlier this week.

Method identified to generate unlimited Starbucks gift card funds

A hacker with security firm Sakurity identified a way to generate unlimited funds on Starbucks gift cards, and proved that it worked.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Thousands of Bellevue Hospital Center patients notified of data breach

Roughly 3,300 patients have been notified that their personal information was included in a spreadsheet that was improperly emailed to an unauthorized recipient.

Three MetroHealth computers infected with malware, patients notified

The Ohio-based health care provider is notifying nearly 1,000 patients that three computers in its Cardiac Cath Lab were infected with malware.

Penn State breached by two threat actors, earliest attack in 2012

Penn State University is notifying roughly 18,500 individuals and research partners that their personal information may have been compromised.

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