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Deloitte releases paper on vetting leaks, avoiding costly hoax

Deloitte releases paper on vetting leaks, avoiding costly hoax

The research presents techniques for distinguishing legit data leaks from false claims.

Software automates fake purchases on compromised credit cards

Software automates fake purchases on compromised credit cards

Cyber intelligence company IntelCrawler has identified software being offered on underground forums that automates credit card data being sent to payment gateways.

Layering EMV chip, tokenization, encryption bolsters card payment security

Layering EMV chip, tokenization, encryption bolsters card payment security

A whitepaper from the Smart Card Alliance Payments Council recommends combining the three technologies to prevent card fraud.

Coalition sheds more light on Hikit threat, Axiom spy group

Coalition sheds more light on Hikit threat, Axiom spy group

In a detailed report, an array of malicious tools and tactics used by a cyberespionage group, called Axiom, are divulged.

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Popular Science served up Rig Exploit Kit on its website

The monthly science magazine served up malicious code to readers earlier this week and has remedied the issue.

Attack on White House systems breached unclassified networks

The White House experienced a sustained cyberattack on its systems that impacted its network for nearly two weeks.

Hacker Lacroix apologizes, gets four years in federal prison

Christian Lacroix, who famously hacked Paris Hilton's phone and Burger King's Twitter account was sentenced for breaking into Bristol Community College computers.

Securonix taps former BofA exec for chief scientist role

Igor Baikalov was appointed chief scientist at security intelligence firm Securonix.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Arkansas State University-Beebe is investigating a potential breach

Arkansas State University-Beebe is notifying students and employees of a service running on one of its servers that could pose a potential breach to the system.

Unencrypted discs missing, Arizona State Retirement System notifies 44,000

Arizona State Retirement System notifies nearly 44,000 individuals enrolled in dental plans that two unencrypted discs containing their personal information are missing.

Fidelity National Financial employees targeted in phishing attack

Data is at risk after the email accounts of a small number of employees with Fidelity National Financial were compromised in a targeted phishing attack.

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