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Pennyslvania man sentenced after 'swatting' prank

Pennyslvania man sentenced after 'swatting' prank

David Barnhouse was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he hacked into a neighbor's Verizon FiOS router to post a bomb threat on a Pennsylvania mall's website.

Florida Supreme Court rules warrants a must for real-time cell location tracking

Florida Supreme Court rules warrants a must for real-time cell location tracking

The Florida Supreme Court put the kibosh on warrantless real-time tracking using location data obtained from cell phone providers.

Modular malware for OS X includes backdoor, keylogger components

Modular malware for OS X includes backdoor, keylogger components

The modular malware was named "Ventir," by researchers at Kaspersky.

Fake Dropbox login page nabs credentials, is hosted on Dropbox

Fake Dropbox login page nabs credentials, is hosted on Dropbox

Symantec researchers received a phishing email linking recipients to a fake Dropbox login page that is hosted on Dropbox's user content domain and served over SSL.

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Study: Canada C-Suite execs say companies prepared for threats

A survey of Canadian business execs found that just over a quarter had experienced a cyber attack.

PHP vulnerabilities patched

Developers patched multiple vulnerabilities in PHP that would have allowed remote code execution.

Cisco announces winners of Security Grand Challenge

Cisco unveiled the winners of three Security Grand Challenges and announced a fourth challenge, aimed at women.

Vulnerabilities addressed in Apple TV 7.0.1, iOS 8.1 updates

The iOS 8.1 update comes with a fix to a vulnerability known as POODLE, which can enable an attacker to decrypt data protected by SSL.

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Sourcebooks payment card breach impacts more than 5,000 customers

More than 5,000 customers had personal information stolen, but roughly 9,000 notification letters were sent out as a precautionary measure.

Cyberswim notifies customers that payment card data may be at risk

Malicious software installed on Sept. 24 may have compromised personal information for visitors that made purchases between May 12 and Aug. 28.

Marquette University notifies graduate applicants of possible breach

Settings for an internal file server were inadvertently modified, making graduate school applications accessible to anyone with Marquette University login credentials.

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