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Clean house to keep WordPress infection from coming back again and again

Clean house to keep WordPress infection from coming back again and again

Malware keeps re-infecting sites and installing multiple backdoors in WordPress websites, according to a researcher from Sucuri Security.

Robin Who? Dridex botnet replaced with antivirus software

Robin Who? Dridex botnet replaced with antivirus software

A mysterious Good Samaritan has replaced the code on certain parts of the villanous Dridex botnet with Avira Anti-virus installers.

Alums file class action against UCF for PII exposure during breach

Alums file class action against UCF for PII exposure during breach

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is the target of a consumer class action lawsuit against the school by two alumni following a data breach that exposed personal information.

Oracle patches Java SE vulnerability

Oracle patches Java SE vulnerability

Oracle issued a security alert and patches for CVE-2016-0603 that can affect Java SE 6, 7 or 8 being run on the Windows.

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Remtasu trojan latest tactic: posing as malicious Facebook app

Remtasu trojan latest tactic: posing as malicious Facebook app

The Windows-based trojan Remtasu has switched tactics, disguising itself as a malicious application for accessing people's Facebook account credentials.

Vulnerabilities allow delivery of malware through web page fonts

Vulnerabilities allow delivery of malware through web page fonts

Vulnerabilities in the Graphite font processing library affects Firefox, OpenOffice, Thunderbird, Pale Moon, WorldPad and many Linux distributions.

Malware museum features a virtual rogues gallery of nefarious coding

Malware museum features a virtual rogues gallery of nefarious coding

The non-profit Internet Archive library today unveiled a virtual Malware Museum, which offers a look back at some of the hacking community's earliest attempts to infect computers.

Brazilian companies being targeted by malicious spam campaign

Brazilian companies being targeted by malicious spam campaign

Symantec has discovered a spam campaign targeting Portuguese-language computers specifically focusing on companies based in Brazil with the goal of stealing email accounts in order to access sensitive corporate information.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Unauthorized access leads to Neiman Marcus Group breach, 5,200 affected

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) reported that someone gained unauthorized access to thousands of online customer accounts.

Missing drives contained PHI on 950K Centene customers

During an inventory of its IT assets, health insurer Centene discovered that six hard drives containing personal and health information on 950,000 customers had gone missing.

University of Virginia hit with Phishing scam, 1,400 affected

The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school's employees.

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