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U.S. Defense Secretary Carter emphasizes culture change needed to hire fresh tech talent

U.S. Defense Secretary Carter emphasizes culture change needed to hire fresh tech talent

During a speech at Stanford University this past week, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged the government's desire to hire young talent for cybersecurity work.

Angler Exploit Kit pushed in xHamster malvertising campaign

Angler Exploit Kit pushed in xHamster malvertising campaign

The malicious advertisement was spotted on Friday and taken down by the end of Saturday, according to Malwarebytes Labs.

RSA 2015 survey: 48 percent believe NSA surveillance has increased

RSA 2015 survey: 48 percent believe NSA surveillance has increased

Nearly 94 percent of respondents believed that NSA's surveillance had increased or remained the same since Snowden began leaking classified information in June 2013.

Study: Conficker declared top threat of 2014, but N. America targeted mainly by AnglerEK

Study: Conficker declared top threat of 2014, but N. America targeted mainly by AnglerEK

F-Secure Labs released a threat report for the last half of 2014 and found that North America wasn't receiving the brunt of Conficker attacks, as opposed to other parts of the world.

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CSA, (ISC)² create new cloud certification

A new Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification is aimed at certifying those with the advanced skills need to keep the cloud secure.

Potential breach brews at Costa Coffee Club

Costa Coffee has warned its loyalty club members of a potential breach and will reset all passwords as well as use a new format for passwords.

Former GCHQ director tapped for Standard Chartered's risk committee

Former GCHQ director Sir Iain Lobban will be joining London-based Standard Chartered bank to prevent cybercrime.

Stored XSS bug in WordPress, researchers advise to disable comments

A stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability impacting current WordPress versions has been identified by a researcher with Finnish IT company Klikki Oy.

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Data at risk for 9,000 individuals following unauthorized access to SRI Inc. website

Indiana-based SRI Incorporated is notifying roughly 9,000 individuals that their personal information may be at risk.

HSBC mortgage customer info was publicly accessible on the internet

HSBC is notifying an undisclosed number of current and former mortgage customers of that their information was inadvertently made publicly accessible on the internet.

California-based home care services co. notifies employees of data breach, tax fraud

Unauthorized access was gained to the human resource records of Homebridge, formerly In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Consortium, and the stolen personal information may have been used to file fraudulent tax return forms.

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