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'GSMem' malware designed to infiltrate air-gapped computers, steal data

'GSMem' malware designed to infiltrate air-gapped computers, steal data

Israeli researchers detailed a new attack that can steal data from air-gapped computers, which are often seen as a reliably safe.

Critical Android bugs can be exploited via MMS, 950M users affected

Critical Android bugs can be exploited via MMS, 950M users affected

Successfully exploiting the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to spy on users, or even completely take over the device.

Federal appeals court rules no expectation of privacy for preventable 'butt dials'

Federal appeals court rules no expectation of privacy for preventable 'butt dials'

A federal appeals court ruled there is no expectation of privacy for "butt dials" that a caller doesn't' take reasonable steps to prevent.

Internet Explorer Mobile contains four unpatched vulnerabilities

Internet Explorer Mobile contains four unpatched vulnerabilities

HP's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) disclosed four unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer Mobile that enable web-based attacks.

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Researchers analyze faulty new Linux backdoor

Researchers at Dr. Web have discovered a faulty trojan designed as a backdoor for Linux that could also target Windows systems.

NYMag.com hit with DDoS attack from man who hates NYC

NYMag.com was hit with a DDoS attack that lasted about 12 hours and was executed by a man with a vendetta against all things having to do with New York City.

Steam flaw fixed, Valve resetting passwords

A flaw in the "forgot my login details" function, if exploited, could have allowed hackers to hijack Steam users' accounts.

CIA may pull spies from China after OPM hacks

After data on 21.5 million former and current OPM workers was exposed, U.S. officials are concerned that hackers can use the information to determine the identity of spies operating in China.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Breach affects 3,000 clients enrolled in Georgia state program

The Division of Aging Services inadvertently emailed their personal data to a contracted provider that was not authorized to view the information.

Personal data on laptop stolen from attorney with California law firm

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is notifying an undisclosed number of individuals that a laptop computer containing their personal information was stolen.

Alfa Insurance: data on 86K individuals inadvertently made accessible to internet

Information stored on one of Alfa's computer servers at a Tennessee location was inadvertently accessible to the internet.

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