Following its "Cybersecurity Sprint" launch, the government has increased authentication measures and reviewed its systems for vulnerabilities.
Bromium researchers observed that malicious advertisements impacted news and entertainment websites more than 50 percent of the time in the first half of 2015.
UConn has repaired a vulnerability exploited by hackers to gain access to servers in its School of Engineering and, while the university found no evidence of data theft, it has notified users whose information may have been compromised.
Remote Access Trojans (RATs) proliferate through YouTube tutorials and hacker forums, a new report from Digital Citizens Alliance suggested.
Facebook launched its "Security Checkup" tool to acquaint users with its security features.
Salita's Mexican Restaurant in Durant, Okla., experienced a POS breach that may have originated from outside the country.
Three top-selling smart home hubs on Amazon have zero-day vulnerabilities that could allow an outsider entry into the user's home, Tripwire reported.
Blue Coat has broadened its CASB abilities with the acquisition of Perspecsys.
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PagerDuty detected an unauthorized intrusion by an attacker who gained access to customer information.
The personal information was on four unencrypted backup data tapes related to the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center.
A Massachusetts General Hospital employee inadvertently sent an email containing personal information on 648 patients to the wrong email address.
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