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Twitter has shut down 125K accounts amid terrorism concerns since mid-2015

Twitter has shut down 125K accounts amid terrorism concerns since mid-2015

In an effort to help curb terrorism, Twitter has suspended 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 that it said threatened or promoted terrorist acts.

Mozilla unveils timetable for discontinuing Firefox OS

Mozilla unveils timetable for discontinuing Firefox OS

Mozilla yesterday shed new light on its plan to phase out its Firefox operating system and instead focus on Internet of Things solutions, with an emphasis on data privacy and security.

Panther Creek senior arrested for hacking school, changing grades

Panther Creek senior arrested for hacking school, changing grades

In an oft-repeated tale, a senior at Panther Creek High School was arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges for hacking into a school computer and changing grades.

Energy sector execs see successful cyberattack as likely

Energy sector execs see successful cyberattack as likely

A cyberattack on a company in the energy, utility, oil and gas sectors is fully capable of causing harm to the physical plant, according to a Tripwire survey of IT professionals working in these fields.

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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.

Researcher finds critical bugs affecting Netgear NMS300 ProSafe

Researcher finds critical bugs affecting Netgear NMS300 ProSafe

A vulnerability affecting Netgear's NMS300 ProSafe network management system allows attackers to access the directory of servers the system runs on and upload malware.

OPM acting director questioned after subpoena from Oversight Committee

OPM acting director questioned after subpoena from Oversight Committee

OPM acting director Beth Cobert questioned about strained relationship with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, after receiving subpoena.

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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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