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DOJ issues new 'stingray' policies and begins requiring a warrant

DOJ issues new 'stingray' policies and begins requiring a warrant

Following its own investigation, the Department of Justice issued new policies surround cell-site simulators, and in particular, 'stingrays.'

Outdated websites deliver TeslaCrypt via Neutrino Exploit Kit: Heimdal

Outdated websites deliver TeslaCrypt via Neutrino Exploit Kit: Heimdal

Heimdal Security reported an increase in malicious scripts infecting legitimate websites that then redirect the victim to the Neurtino exploit kit server that could potentially impact more than 400 million web users.

Scammers and schemers look to cash in on Ashley Madison breach

Scammers and schemers look to cash in on Ashley Madison breach

Blackmailers are seeking money in exchange for not releasing data, and scammers are offering services that supposedly remove Ashley Madison data.

ACLU asks DOJ to withhold funds for LAPD body cams

ACLU asks DOJ to withhold funds for LAPD body cams

The ACLU told the Justice Department that the LAPD's body camera policy falls short and does not meet the criteria to receive grant money.

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Vulnerability addressed in Cisco IMC Supervisor and Cisco UCS Director

Vulnerability addressed in Cisco IMC Supervisor and Cisco UCS Director

Cisco released software updates to address a vulnerability that can lead to system instability or a denial-of-service condition.

Firefox zero-days exposed after attacker compromises privileged account

Firefox zero-days exposed after attacker compromises privileged account

An attacker compromised a privileged account on Mozilla's Bugzilla bug tracker tool and used the gleaned information to exploit a critical bug.

Former Tesla engineer charged with hacking and leaking data

Former Tesla engineer charged with hacking and leaking data

Former Tesla engineer faces federal charges for computer intrusion for allegedly hacking his manages email to leak employee data.

Security issues remain as bio implants gain acceptance

Security issues remain as bio implants gain acceptance

In a story seemingly straight out of a scfi novel, Kaspersky Labs implanted a 2mm sub-dermal microchip into the hand of one of its employees that can carry a plethora of personal data, and like all such devices, can be hacked.

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Hawaii credit union notifies customers of employee email breach

An unauthorized individual may have gained access to a Hawaii First Federal Credit Union employee's email account, and could have compromised personal information.

UCLA Health laptop stolen, contained data on about 1,200 patients

A laptop computer belonging to a UCLA Health faculty member was stolen, and it contained personal information.

Malware on Maine hotel computer targets guest payment cards

Malware was discovered on one of the front desk computers at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern, and guest payment card information could be at risk.

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