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Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

The email dump underscored the holes in security and privacy yawning at many organizations and the very real possibility that nation-states like Russia have upped their game to manipulate the democratic process.

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

The hackers responsible for reproducing seven master keys used by the TSA to open locks commonly placed on luggage have now duplicated an eighth key in an effort to demonstrate the dangers of digital key escrow policies.

Patchwork cyberespionage campaign branches out to strike businesses

Patchwork cyberespionage campaign branches out to strike businesses

The cybergang behind the Patchwork, aka Dropping Elephant, cyberespionage campaign has expanded its reach outside of government organizations and is now hitting the private sector.

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.

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Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Fearing a Russian cyberattack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the U.K and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the U.K.

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

The ACLU of Illinois applauded Governor Bruce Rauner's Friday signing of legislation regulating stingray use as a "measure that increases transparency."

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three defendants were charged in federal court on Friday for their role in a global telecommunications fraud conspiracy that compromised mobile phone users' accounts and cloned their cell phones to make unauthorized illegal international calls.

Illinois Republican resigns citing cybersecurity issues

Illinois Republican resigns citing cybersecurity issues

A top elected Illinois Republican representative abruptly resigned his position citing "cybersecurity issues" as the reason for his departure.

DATA BREACH BLOG

NC State breach affects 38,000

An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

Acer ecommerce customer information compromised

An unauthorized individual gained access to certain Acer Service Corporation ecommerce customer's payment information.

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