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Scanner identifies thousands of malicious Android apps on Google Play, other markets

Scanner identifies thousands of malicious Android apps on Google Play, other markets

A team of researchers created an app vetting scanner referred to as "MassVet," and used it to identify 127,429 malicious apps on 33 Android markets.

ISIS hacking leader killed by drone strike

ISIS hacking leader killed by drone strike

The alleged leader of ISIS' CyberCaliphate hacking group, Junaid Hussain, is believed to have been killed in a recent drone air strike.

Ashley Madison's Noel Biderman ousted as CEO

Ashley Madison's Noel Biderman ousted as CEO

ALM CEO Noel Biderman may be the latest victim of the massive AshleyMadison.com hack with the company announcing his immediate resignation today.

Dark website Agora closes over Tor vulnerability suspicions

Dark website Agora closes over Tor vulnerability suspicions

Agora, one of the largest online black market sites, halted operations after concerns arose of vulnerabilities in Tor's hidden service.

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Court overturns judge's decision, sides with NSA's phone metadata collection

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned a judge's ruling on Friday, ultimately siding with the NSA's of phone metadata collection program.

Adobe issues security updates to address ColdFusion vulnerability

Successful exploitation of the ColdFusion vulnerability could result in information disclosure, Adobe said.

Illinois governor vetos amendment to breach notification bill

Illinois governor vetos amendment to breach notification bill

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner called a recent breach notification amendment a "significant departure from the data protection laws of other states."

Law firms file for class-action status in Target suit

Law firms file for class-action status in Target suit

Eleven law firms filed with a Minnesota court this past week to ask for class-action certification over Target's 2013 data breach.

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Akron Children's Hospital hard drive missing, contained patient information

More than 7,500 patient families are being notified that a hard drive containing personal information has gone missing.

Totally Promotional attack compromises payment cards, other data

Attackers forced their way into Totally Promotional's systems and gained access to some customer payment card data and other information.

University of Rhode Island announces breach involving email, Facebook accounts

The University of Rhode Island learned of a breach involving the inappropriate collection and possible use of information related to email and Facebook accounts.

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