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Cybersecurity bills move forward on Capitol Hill

Cybersecurity bills move forward on Capitol Hill

A flurry of legislative activity on Capitol Hill hints that Congress may be shaking off its inertia and there may be some long-awaited forward movement on key issues.

Flash EK leveraged in potentially widespread malvertising attack

Flash EK leveraged in potentially widespread malvertising attack

Researchers with Malwarebytes have identified a malvertising attack carried out through Merchenta, an advertising network that claims to reach more than 28 billion consumers per month in the U.S.

Study: Average organization has 4,000 instances of exposed credentials stored in the cloud

Study: Average organization has 4,000 instances of exposed credentials stored in the cloud

CloudLock released its "Cloud Cybersecurity Report: The Extended Perimeter" earlier this week that looked at enterprises' use of cloud applications and storage.

Member of group that hacked Farmers Insurance, DirecTV, sentenced to 3 years

Member of group that hacked Farmers Insurance, DirecTV, sentenced to 3 years

The New York resident, Mario Chuisano, was also ordered to pay nearly $2.7 million in restitution.

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Former IT manager faces seven charges in federal indictment

An Illinois IT manager was federally indicted for launching a cyber attack against his former employer.

China suspends tech requirements that drew global concern

Chinese regulators have suspended rules that heavily policed foreign technology, after backlash from its own banks.

AirDroid vulnerability would let attackers take over Android phones

A serious vulnerability has been found in Android's AirDroid application that could allow unauthorized remote access to the user's phone

Github publishes first transparency report

Github released its first transparency report earlier this week and disclosed the 10 requests it received for user data.

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HSBC mortgage customer info was publicly accessible on the internet

HSBC is notifying an undisclosed number of current and former mortgage customers of that their information was inadvertently made publicly accessible on the internet.

California-based home care services co. notifies employees of data breach, tax fraud

Unauthorized access was gained to the human resource records of Homebridge, formerly In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Consortium, and the stolen personal information may have been used to file fraudulent tax return forms.

Biggby Coffee announces website intrusion, access gained to database

The Michigan-based business announced that an intruder forced their way into its systems and accessed a database containing personal information.

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