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WikiLeaks requests information on staffers search warrant data requests

WikiLeaks requests information on staffers search warrant data requests

WikiLeaks penned a letter to Google CEO Eric Schmidt requesting more information about search warrants under which the company handed over WikiLeaks staffers' data.

'Sexy Girls' wallpaper app in Google Play store accessed account info

'Sexy Girls' wallpaper app in Google Play store accessed account info

The app is no longer available from the Google Play store, but prior to being removed it had been installed between 50,000 and 100,000 times.

Proposed CFAA revisions agitate IT security community

Proposed CFAA revisions agitate IT security community

The security community is voicing concern over proposed revisions to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) by taking to Twitter and personal blogs.

CTB-Locker ransomware variant being distributed in spam campaign

CTB-Locker ransomware variant being distributed in spam campaign

As part of a recent spam campaign, Trend Micro researchers observed a variant of CTB-Locker ransomware asking for 3 Bitcoins within 96 hours.

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Spoof page credits 'Official Cyber Caliphate' with Malaysia Airlines hack

Visitors to the Malaysia Airlines website were redirected to a spoof page displaying a lizard wearing a tux, monocle and top hat.

20 million users' information compromised on Russian dating site

Easy Solutions, a fraud-detection software provider, found addresses and usernames of 20 million users on a Russian dating site for sale on an online forum.

Report: Most U.S. weapons programs contain 'significant vulnerabilities'

The head weapons tester at the Pentagon has released a report that indicates a slew of vulnerabilities affecting Department of Defense networks.

Eleventh Circuit dismisses LabMD motion questioning FTC authority

LabMD can challenge the FTC's enforcement authority in federal court once the agency comes to a final decision on the exposure of patient data.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Albany health system notifies more than 5,000 patients of data breach

St. Peter's Health Partners is notifying more than 5,000 patients that a manager's cell phone, which contained their personal information, was stolen.

Grill parts website experiences system intrusion, payment card breach

Certain individuals who payment cards on a grill parts website are being notified that their information may have been compromised as a result of a series of cyber attacks.

Minnesota university warns of 'likely' breach

Metropolitan State University wants faculty, staff and students to know that an attacker may have breached its web server to access a database that contained their personal information.

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